Brookfield Global Infrastructure Securities Income Fund Completes C$325 Million Initial Public Offering

Brookfield Global Infrastructure Securities Income Fund Completes C$325 Million 
Initial Public Offering 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/18/13 -- Brookfield
Investment Management (Canada) Inc. (the "Manager") is pleased to
announce the closing of the initial public offering of Brookfield
Global Infrastructure Securities Income Fund (the "Fund"). Pursuant
to the offering, the Fund issued an aggregate of 32.5 million units
(the "Units") at a price of C$10 per unit for gross proceeds of C$325
million. The Units are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the
symbol BGI.UN. 
The Fund has been created to invest in a portfolio comprised
primarily of equity securities of publicly-traded global
infrastructure companies that own and operate infrastructure assets
(the "Portfolio").  


 
The Fund's investment objectives are to:                                    
    (i)      provide holders of the Units (the "Unitholders") with quarterly
             cash distributions;                                            
    (ii)     maximize total return for Unitholders through distributions and
             capital appreciation; and                                      
    (iii)    preserve capital.                                              

 
The distributions are initially targeted to be 6.0% per annum on the
subscription price of C$10 per Unit (C$0.15 per Unit per quarter or
C$0.60 per Unit per annum). 
The Portfolio will be actively managed by Brookfield Investment
Management Inc. (the "Investment Manager"). The Manager and the
Investment Manager are both wholly-owned subsidiaries of Brookfield
Asset Management Inc., a Canadian based, global alternative asset
manager with over $184 billion in assets under management as of March
31, 2013 and over 100 years of history in owning and operating assets
with a focus on property, infrastructure, renewable power and private
equity.  
The syndicate of agents for this offering was led by RBC Capital
Markets and CIBC, and included Scotiabank, TD Securities Inc., BMO
Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Inc., GMP Securities L.P.,
Raymond James Ltd., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Brookfield Financial
Corp., Desjardins Securities Inc., Haywood Securities Inc., Macquarie
Private Wealth Inc. and Manulife Securities Incorporated. 
The Fund has granted the Agents an over-allotment option to acquire
additional Units at C$10.00 per Unit at any time during the next 30
days.  
The Fund intends to implement a distribution reinvestment plan (the
"Plan") which will allow Canadian resident beneficial holders of
Units to automatically reinvest their quarterly distributions in
additional Units. The Fund intends to have the Plan in place in time
for the Fund's first distribution record date and will provide
additional information about the Plan prior to its implementation.  
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a global alternative asset
manager with over $184 billion in assets under management as of March
31, 2013. Brookfield has over a 100-year history of owning and
operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power,
infrastructure and private equity. The company offers a range of
public and private investment products and services, which leverage
its expertise and experience and provide it with a competitive
advantage in the markets where it operates. On behalf of its clients,
Brookfield is also an active investor in the public securities
markets, where its experience extends over 30 years. Over this time,
the company has successfully developed several investment operations
and built expertise in the management of institutional portfolios,
retail mutual funds, and structured product investments.  
Brookfield's public market activities are conducted by Brookfield
Investment Management, a registered investment advisor. These
activities complement Brookfield's core competencies and include
global listed real estate and infrastructure equities, corporate high
yield investments, opportunistic credit strategies and a dedicated
insurance asset management division. Headquartered in New York, NY,
Brookfield Investment Management maintains offices and investment
teams in Toronto, Chicago, Boston and London and has over $10 billion
of assets under management as of March 31, 2013. Brookfield Global
Infrastructure Securities Income Fund is advised by Brookfield
Investment Management Inc.  
The Fund uses its web site as a channel of distribution of material
company information. Financial and other material information
regarding the Fund is routinely posted on and accessible at
www.brookfieldim.com.
Contacts:
Brookfield Global Infrastructure Securities Income Fund
Ms. Alice Olive
Brookfield Place, Suite 300
181 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5J 2T3
(855) 777-8001
funds@brookfield.com
 
 
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