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									Brookfield Asset Management Inc.

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Brookfield Asset Management Inc.                                       Financial Snapshot

                                                                       Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                       The company reported revenue of US$13,623.00
Headquarters Address             Suite 300, Toronto, M5J 2T3,Canada
                                                                       million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                       company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 18.55%
Telephone                         + 1 416 3639491
                                                                       during 2006–2010, with an annual growth of 21.44%
                                                                       over 2009. In 2010, the company recorded an
Fax                               + 1 416 3659642                      operating margin of 24.48%, as against -11.30% in
                                                                       2009.
Website                          www.brookfield.com

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange    BAM.A, Toronto Stock Exchange         Revenue and Margins

Number of Employees              18,000

Fiscal Year End                  December

Revenue (in US$ million)         13,623.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                        Weaknesses
                                                                       Return on Equity
Strong asset base                High debt to equity ratio
                                                                       The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                       10.06% for 2010, as compared to its peers, W. P.
Strong financial performance     Lawsuits:                             Carey & Co. LLC (Ticker: WPC), TransCanada
                                                                       Corporation (Ticker: TRP) and Armtec Infrastructure
Wide business operations                                               Income Fund (Ticker: ARF.UN), which recorded
                                                                       ROEs of 11.84%, 7.60% and 4.98% respectively. The
                                                                       company reported an operating margin of 24.48% in
Opportunities                    Threats
                                                                       2010.

Acquisition:                     Legal and political framework
                                                                       Return on Equity
Focus on wind energy:            Timberlands

                                 US energy policy and increasing tax
Rising demand for electricity
                                 burden




                                                                       Financial Leverage

                                                                       The company reported a debt to equity ratio of 2.22 in
                                                                       2010, as compared to its peers, W. P. Carey & Co.
                                                                       LLC, TransCanada Corporation and Armtec
                                                                       Infrastructure Income Fund, which recorded debt to
                                                                       equity     ratios  of   0.64,      1.31     and    1.20
                                                                       respectively.Furthermore, in 2010,       the company
                                                                       recorded a debt to capital ratio of 0.41, as compared
                                                                       to its peers, W. P. Carey & Co. LLC, TransCanada
                                                                       Corporation and Armtec Infrastructure Income Fund,
                                                                       which recorded debt to capital ratios of 0.34, 0.53 and
                                                                       0.49 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................8
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.4       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................19
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 20
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................20
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 23
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................23
    4.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................23
    4.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................23
    4.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................24
    4.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................24
5     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 25
6     History .................................................................................................................................................... 29
7     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 30
8     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 32
9     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 33
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