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Partners Value Split Corp. Announces 2017 Semi-Annual Results


Partners Value Split Corp. Announces 2017 Semi-Annual Results

Partners Value Split Corp. Announces 2017 Semi-Annual Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug 30, 2017) - Partners Value Split Corp. (TSX:PVS) (the "Company") announced today that the net asset value per unit was USD$96.22 at June 30, 2017. All amounts are stated in US dollars.

Income available for distribution for the period ended June 30, 2017 was $30 million compared to $21 million in the prior year. The increase in investment income during the period is a result of the spin-off of Trisura Group Ltd. ("Trisura") from Brookfield Asset Management Inc. ("Brookfield"), being recognized as a dividend. The shares received as a part of the spin-off were further issued as a dividend to Partners Value Investments Inc., the sole common shareholder of the Company.

Net asset value per unit consists of one preferred share and one capital share. The net asset value per unit is posted monthly on our website at

For the six months ended June 30

(Thousands, US dollars)
2017 2016
Investment income $ 30,484 $ 20,808
30,484 20,808
Expenses (11 ) (13 )
Operating (183 ) (188 )
(194 ) (201 )
Income available for distribution 30,290 20,607
Distributions paid on senior preferred shares and debentures (10,788 ) (11,468 )
Income available for distribution to junior preferred and capital shares 19,502 9,139
Amortization of share issuance costs (737 ) (725 )
Change in unrealized and realized value of investment 498,472 (21,531 )
Unrealized foreign exchange gain (loss) (22,307 ) -
Net income 494,930 (13,117 )
Other comprehensive income (loss)
Foreign exchange translation gain (loss) - 136,369
Comprehensive income 494,930 123,252
Net assets $ 2,514,193 $ 2,037,732
Semi-annual distribution rate per senior preferred share (C$)
- Class AA, Series 3 $ 0.5438 $ 0.5438
- Class AA, Series 5 0.6062 0.6062
- Class AA, Series 6 0.5626 0.5626
- Class AA, Series 7 0.6876 0.6876

Partners Value Split Corp. owns 80 million Class A Limited Voting Shares ("Brookfield Shares") of Brookfield which generate cash flow through dividend payments that fund quarterly fixed cumulative preferential dividends for the holders of the Company's preferred shares, and provide the holders of the Company's capital shares the opportunity to participate in any capital appreciation of Brookfield Shares.

Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable energy, infrastructure and private equity. 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.

Chief Financial Officer Appointment

Partners Value Split Corp. is pleased to announce the appointment of Adil Mawani as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective September 1, 2017. Mr. Mawani is a Chartered Accountant who also acts as a Director of Finance for Partners Value Investments Inc., the parent company of Partners Value Split Corp. Mr. Mawani will be replacing Vu Nguyen, who has also resigned from the Board of Directors of the Company.

Note: This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian provincial securities laws and regulations. The words "generate" and "enable" and other expressions which are predictions of or indicate future events, trends or prospects and which do not relate to historical matters identify forward-looking information. Forward-looking information in this news release includes statements with regard to the generation of cumulative preferential dividends for the holders of the Company's preferred shares and potential participation by the holders of the Company's capital shares in the capital appreciation of Brookfield Shares.

Although the Company believes that the anticipated future results or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information and statements are based upon reasonable assumptions and expectations, the reader should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking information and statements because they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to differ materially from anticipated future results, performance or achievement expressed or implied by such forward-looking information and statements.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated or implied by the forward-looking information and statements include: financial performance of the Brookfield Shares which may result in a decline in value of the investment portfolio and/or in dividend income from the investment, the behavior of financial markets, including fluctuations in interest and exchange rates, availability of equity and debt financing and other risks and factors detailed from time to time in the Company's other documents filed with the Canadian securities regulators.

We caution that the foregoing list of important factors that may affect future results is not exhaustive. When relying on our forward-looking information to make decisions with respect to the Company, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events. Except as may be required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking information or statements, whether written or oral, that may be as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Reference should be made to the Company's most recent Annual Information Form for a description of the major risk factors.

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