Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) 2Q14 Results: Strong Growth Continues

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Profile: Brookfield Asset Management is a global alternative asset manager with $192 billion in Assets under Management (AUM). They have a 100+ year history of owning and operating real assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity sectors. They invest alongside shareholders and institutional investment partners in high quality, simple to understand assets that earn solid cash returns on equity. [Source] BAM May 2014 Corporate Profile The business Continue Reading

Brookfield Property Partners (BPY) 2Q14 Results: A Lot of Positives

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Brookfield Property Partners (BPY) is a leading global commercial property company with operations that include premier office, retail, multi-family, Continue Reading

Brookfield Infrastructure (BIP) Reports 2Q14 Results; It Remains a Solid Long Term Investment

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Before jumping into the quarterly report let’s take a moment to review why we’re invested in this business. Good Business: Brookfield Continue Reading

American International Group (AIG) Reports 2Q14 Results; Thank you Mr. Benmosche!

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American International Group (AIG) reported 2Q14 earnings [Source]. This is CEO Robert Benmosche’s last earnings report as he retires and assumes an Continue Reading

Genworth Financial (GNW): A Good Return but Time to Sell

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We invested in Genworth Financial (GNW) during November, 2012 after the share price fell to $5.50/share. The investment thesis [Source] discusses the Continue Reading

A New Chapter for AIG

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Robert Benmosche, CEO of AIG was confident that the sale of International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) to AerCap Holdings N.V. would close:  Continue Reading

Genworth’s Australia Debut

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Genworth’s Australia debut raised $545 million in U.S. dollars and begs the question; now what? Genworth announced [Source] that it's' subsidiary, Continue Reading

Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) 1Q14 At an Inflection Point

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Brookfield Asset Management (BAM): reported [Source] Funds from Operation (FFO) the company's measure of cash flow, was $492 million for 1Q14 Continue Reading

American International Group (AIG) Reports 1Q14 Results; Progress on a Bumpy Road

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American International Group (AIG) reported 1Q14 earnings [Source]. The new trend with AIG quarterly reports is a mixture of good and not so good Continue Reading

Brookfield Infrastructure (BIP) Reports 1Q14 Results; Remains a Solid Investment

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Before jumping into the quarterly report (which was good by the way) let’s take a moment to reflect on why we’re invested in this business. Good Continue Reading