NEW YORK, — Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (“Brookfield”) (NYSE: BAM, TSX: BAM.A, Euronext: BAMA) and Oaktree Capital Group, LLC (NYSE: OAK) (“Oaktree”) today provided notice that the previously announced election period will expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time on September 25, 2019 (the “Election Deadline”). The ability of (i) registered holders of Oaktree Class A common units, and (ii) holders of limited partnership units in Oaktree Capital Group Holdings L.P., whose units will be exchanged for equity interests in Oslo Holdings LLC, to elect (pursuant to the election right provided under the previously announced merger agreement) cash consideration or share consideration (subject to proration) will end at the Election Deadline. Election forms received after the Election Deadline will not be accepted.
Brookfield and Oaktree expect that the transactions contemplated by the merger agreement will close on September 30, 2019, subject to satisfaction or waiver of any remaining conditions, including regulatory approvals, necessary to complete the mergers.
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a leading global alternative asset manager with over $385 billion in assets under management. The company has more than a 120-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on real estate, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. Brookfield offers a range of public and private investment products and services, and is co-listed on the New York, Toronto and Euronext stock exchanges under the symbol BAM, BAM.A and BAMA, respectively. For more information, please visit our website at brookfield.com.
Oaktree Capital Group, LLC is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $120 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2019. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in credit, private equity, real assets and listed equities. The firm has over 950 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide. For additional information, please visit Oaktree’s website at oaktreecapital.com.
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