What shares do the Brookfield family want to hold? That is a frequently asked question that is now answered in detail! Which one of Brookfield Infrastructure, Renewable, Properties and Asset Management best fits your portfolio?
Let’s shed some light on these well-known Canadian stocks that are also traded in the US!
You will learn
- Why Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) can be considered the mother of the “Brookfield Family”.
- What are the differences between partners, trusts and company shares?.
- What is happening to Brookfield Property Partners?
- Strengths and weaknesses of every company: BAM, BIP and BEP.
- Where from Brookfield Business Partners (BBU) isn’t on our radar.
- Why it can be detrimental to an investor’s portfolio to view Brookfield stock as interchangeable.
- Mike’s favorite in the family!
To help clarify the business segments of each company and the ownership structure of BAM, we have added some tables or images below.
Brookfield Asset Management
The BAM is ideal for growth investors, but also offers robust long-term stability. The structure is relatively complex as the company has a stake in all “Brookfield family members”:
BAM owned: 28%
A major disadvantage of most utility companies is their lack of diversification. Many of them are characterized by a specific type of service (electrical transmission, natural gas, etc.) and have a limited geographic footprint. With BIP, you break both barriers as the company operates across multiple lines of business and manages assets around the world. The company is divided into four different business areas, each of which includes several activities:
BAM share: 48%
Like BIP, BEP offers great diversification for investors when it comes to choosing a renewable energy producer. BEP shows about 55% of its activities in North America, thus opening the door for good geographic diversification. The company is on track to more than double its power generation capacity upon completion of its development pipeline. BEP is active in several business areas:
Between January 6th and March 22nd, renewable energy stocks fell by over 20%. What is happening and how should you react? If you’d like to know more, Mike answered that question and also talked about Brookfield Renewable in the video below.