TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- May 03, 2015 -- Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (TSX: BAM.A)(NYSE: BAM)(EURONEXT: BAMA) ("Brookfield") announced today that its integrated facilities and project management services business in Canada, Australia and New Zealand will be rebranded as Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions.
With a team of 4,000+ dedicated professionals worldwide, Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions inspires better business performance across public and private property portfolios by supporting its clients in developing and implementing long-term real estate and facilities management strategies. Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions delivers innovative integrated services solutions and drives sustainable cost reductions across its clients' real estate portfolios.
"With Brookfield's acquisition, Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions will be expanding its service offerings throughout the Americas by leveraging Brookfield's 340 million square feet of owned and managed real estate in the United States and Brazil. This is an exciting time for our company as we plan for significant growth in the Americas," said Gord Hicks, President of Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions, Americas. "Brookfield's leadership as one of the world's largest owners and operators of real estate will provide a strong foundation for our growth in the Americas and afford us the insights to expand our service offerings to support our clients' evolving real estate needs," Hicks said.
"Building upon our experience of delivering efficient and cost effective real property solutions in Australia and New Zealand, we look forward to continuing to provide our clients with high quality services as well as utilising our global resources to expand into the Asia Pacific market," said Jon McCormick, President and Managing Director of Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions in Australia and New Zealand. "We are excited about the future and potential opportunities for our business and our clients. Our experience, combined with Brookfield Asset Management's global property, infrastructure, renewable power and private equity platforms positions us to become a true global player in the property and integrated real estate management sector," McCormick said.
Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions is a leading provider of integrated real estate management services, including facilities management, project management, energy & sustainability services, strategic workplace consulting, real estate services and capital planning. Its range of solutions, supported by efficient systems, processes and people, enables it to create and optimize places that work for its clients. The team is dedicated to inspiring better business performance and helping clients focus on their core businesses. Globally, the company manages 56 million square metres of property and infrastructure, and delivers services that drive sustainable cost reductions for its clients. As part of the wider Brookfield Asset Management Group, Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions' s clients benefit from the combined strength, expertise and leadership. For more information, please visit www.brookfieldgis.com.
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a global alternative asset manager with more than $200 billion in assets under management. The company has over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, infrastructure, renewable energy 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 www.brookfield.com.
Contacts: In Americas: Amanda Kusick Director, Marketing and Communications Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions +1 647-466-7595 [email protected] In Australia and New Zealand: Charlee Sharples Marketing and Brand Manager Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions +61 407 468 310 [email protected]
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