Brookfield Announces Redemption of Its Remaining 8.95% Notes Due June 2, 2014

Brookfield Announces Redemption of Its Remaining 8.95% Notes Due June 2, 2014 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 -- Brookfield Asset
Management Inc. (TSX:BAM.A)(NYSE:BAM)(EURONEXT:BAMA) announced today
that it has exercised its right to redeem its remaining C$150,000,000
principal amount of 8.95% Notes due June 2, 2014 (the "Notes") on
March 6, 2013. On October 15, 2012, Brookfield redeemed 70% of its
original issuance of C$500,000,000 8.95% Notes due June 2, 2014.  
The redemption price for the Notes will be determined in accordance
with the provisions of the trust indenture dated September 20, 1995
and the eleventh supplemental indenture dated June 2, 2009 and will
include accrued and unpaid interest on the Notes up to, but not
including, the redemption date. 
Notice of redemption will be delivered today to CDS Clearing and
Depository Services Inc. ("CDS") and the trustee, Computershare Trust
Company of Canada. Non-registered holders (banks, brokerage firms or
other financial institutions) who maintain their interests in the
Notes through CDS should contact their CDS customer service
representative with any questions about the redemption. 
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a global alternative asset
manager with over $150 billion in assets under management. The
company has over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets
with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private
equity. It has a range of public and private investment products and
services, which leverage its expertise and experience and provide
Brookfield with a competitive advantage in the markets where it
operates. Brookfield is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock
Exchanges under the symbol BAM and BAM.A, respectively, and on NYSE
Euronext under the symbol BAMA. For more information, please visit
our website at www.brookfield.com. 
For more information, please visit our web site at
www.brookfield.com.
Contacts:
Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
Andrew Willis
SVP, Communications and Media
(416) 369 - 8236
(416) 363 - 2856 (FAX)
andrew.willis@brookfield.com 
Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
Katherine Vyse
SVP, Investor Relations
(416) 369-8246
(416) 363-2856 (FAX)
kvyse@brookfield.com
www.brookfield.com