Partners Value Investments LP Announces 2018 Semi-Annual Results

Partners Value Investments LP Announces 2018 Semi-Annual Results

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TORONTO, August 22, 2018 – Partners Value Investments LP (the “Partnership”) announced today its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2018. All amounts are stated in US dollars.

The Partnership recorded an increase in net book value during the second quarter of $134 million ($1.50 per unit) to $3.0 billion ($34.50 per unit). The increase is due to an increase in the quoted market price of Brookfield Asset Management common shares, unrealized gains and investment income earned on the Partnerships investment portfolio.

Net income for the quarter was $55 million, of which $50 million was attributable to the Equity Limited Partners

($0.56 per Equity LP unit), up from $7 million in the prior year quarter. TThe increase in net income was due to higher investment valuations gains in the current period compared with the prior year quarter, and foreign currency gains due to the strengthening US dollar.

Consolidated Statements of Operations

(unaudited)

For the period ended June 30 (Thousands, US dollars)

Three months ended

 

Six months ended

2018

2017

2018

2017

Investment income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dividends

$

18,934

$

28,797

$

37,678

$

47,013

Other investment income

 

 

1,995

 

 

119

 

 

2,759

 

 

1,513

 

 

 

20,929

 

 

28,916

 

 

40,437

 

 

48,526

Expenses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating expenses

 

 

(1,809)

 

 

(1,643)

 

 

(3,060)

 

 

(2,761)

Financing costs

 

 

(478)

 

 

(1,007)

 

 

(1,688)

 

 

(1,788)

Retractable preferred share dividends

 

 

(6,704)

 

 

(6,271)

 

 

(13,493)

 

 

(12,629)

 

 

 

11,938

 

 

19,995

 

 

22,196

 

 

31,348

Other items

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investment valuation gains

 

 

31,821

 

 

2,552

 

 

20,178

 

 

15,134

Amortization of deferred financing costs

 

 

(566)

 

 

(495)

 

 

(1,067)

 

 

(968)

Income tax expense

 

 

(6,292)

 

 

(3,903)

 

 

(6,780)

 

 

(6,715)

Income from equity accounted investment

 

 

(127)

 

 

 

 

79

 

 

Foreign currency gains (losses)

 

 

18,486

 

 

(5,361)

 

 

39,337

 

 

(6,939)

Net income

$

55,260

$

12,788

$

73,943

$

31,860

Net income attributable to:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity Limited Partners

49,636

7,169

62,691

20,612

General Partner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preferred Limited Partners

 

 

5,624

 

 

5,619

 

 

11,252

 

 

11,248

 

$

55,260

$

12,788

$

73,943

$

31,860


Financial Profile and Net Book Value

The Partnership’s principal investment is its interest in 86 million Class A Limited Voting Shares (“Brookfield shares”) of Brookfield, representing a 9% fully-diluted interest as at June 30, 2018. In addition, the Partnership owns a diversified investment portfolio of marketable securities. The information in the following table shows the changes in net book value:

For the periods ended June 30, 2018

 

 

Three months ended

 

 

Six months ended

 

 

Total

 

 

Per Unit

 

 

Total

 

 

Per Unit

(Thousands, US dollars, except per unit amounts)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net book value, beginning of period1

$

2,911,071

$

32.99

$

3,268,176

$

37.03

Net income2, 3

 

 

49,636

 

 

0.56

 

 

62,691

 

 

0.71

Other comprehensive income2,3

 

 

90,941

 

 

1.03

 

 

(269,625)

 

 

(3.06)

Adjustment for impact of warrant3

 

 

(6,634)

 

 

(0.08)

 

 

(16,228)

 

 

(0.18)

Equity LP Redemption

 

 

(328)

 

 

 

 

(328)

 

 

Net book value, end of period1,4,5

$

3,044,686

$

34.50

$

3,044,686

$

34.50


1Calculated on a fully diluted basis, net book value per unit is non-IFRS measure.

2Attributable to Equity Limited Partners.

3The basic weighted average number of Equity Limited Partnership (“Equity LP”) units outstanding during the period ended June 30, 2018 was 73,539,246. The diluted weighted average number of Equity Limited Partnership (“Equity LP”) units available and outstanding during the period ended June 30, 2018 was 88,248,012; this includes the 14,708,766 Equity LP units that would be issued through the exercise of all outstanding warrants.

4At the end of the period, the diluted Equity LP units outstanding were 88,249,897 (December 31, 2017 – 88,249,897).

5Net book value is a non-IFRS measure and is equal to total equity less General Partner equity and Preferred Limited Partners’ equity, plus the value of consideration that would be received on exercising of warrants, which as at June 30, 2018 was $363 million (December 31, 2017 – $380 million).

The information in the following table has been extracted from the Partnership’s Statement of Financial Position:

Statement of Financial Position

 

 

 

 

 

As at

 

 

 

 

December 31,

(Thousands, US dollars, except per unit amounts)

 

June 30, 2018

 

 

2017

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

$

46,434

$

29,801

Investments inBrookfield Asset Management Inc.1

 

3,479,914

 

 

3,737,431

Other investments carried at fair value

 

648,282

 

 

750,467

Accounts receivable and other assets

 

7,981

 

 

6,443

Equity accounted investment

 

15,878

 

 

13,643

Goodwill

 

3,728

 

 

3,102

 

$

4,202,217

$

4,540,887

Liabilities and Equity

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts payable and other liabilities

$

39,066

$

108,744

Preferred shares2

 

551,997

 

 

575,620

Deferred taxes3

 

429,933

 

 

468,040

 

 

1,020,996

 

 

1,152,404

Equity

 

 

 

 

 

Partnership's equity

 

 

 

 

 

Equity Limited Partners

 

2,681,318

 

 

2,888,580

General Partner

 

1

 

 

1

Preferred Limited Partners

 

499,902

 

 

499,902

 

$

4,202,217

 

 

4,540,887

Net book value per Equity LP unit4,5

$

34.50

$

37.03


1The investment in Brookfield Asset Management Inc. consists of 86 million Brookfield shares with a quoted market value of $40.54 per share as at June 30, 2018 (December 31, 2017 – $43.54).

2Represents $570 million of retractable preferred shares less $9 million of unamortized issue costs as at June 30, 2018 (December 31, 2017 – $585 million less $9 million).

3The deferred tax liability represents the potential future income tax liability of the Partnership recorded for accounting purposes based on the difference between the carrying values of the Partnership’s assets and liabilities and their respective tax values, as well as giving effect to estimated capital and non-capital losses.

4Calculated on a fully diluted basis. As at June 30, 2018, there were 73,529,331 (December 31, 2017 – 73,541,131) Equity LP units issued and outstanding, while the diluted Equity LP units outstanding were 88,238,097 (December 31, 2017 – 88,249,897) which includes the 14,708,766 Equity LP units that would be issued through the exercise of all outstanding warrants.

5Net book value is a non-IFRS measure and is equal to total equity less General Partner equity and Preferred Limited Partners’ equity, plus the value of consideration that would be received on exercising of warrants, which as at June 30, 2018 was $363 million (December 31, 2017 – $380 million).

For further information, contact Investor Relations at ir@pvii.ca or 647-503-6516.

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Note: This news release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of Canadian provincial securities laws and “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities regulations. The words “potential” and “estimated” and other expressions which are predictions of or indicate future events, trends or prospects and which do not relate to historical matters, identify forward-looking information. Forward-looking information in this news release includes statements with regard to the Partnership’s potential future income taxes.

Although the Partnership believes that its anticipated future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements and information are based upon reasonable assumptions and expectations, the reader should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and information because they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are beyond its control, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Partnership to differ materially from anticipated future results, performance or achievement expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and information.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated or implied by forward-looking statements and information include, but are not limited to: the financial performance of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., the impact or unanticipated impact of general economic, political and market factors; the behavior of financial markets, including fluctuations in interest and foreign exchanges rates; global equity and capital markets and the availability of equity and debt financing and refinancing within these markets; strategic actions including dispositions; changes in accounting policies and methods used to report financial condition (including uncertainties associated with critical accounting assumptions and estimates); the effect of applying future accounting changes; business competition; operational and reputational risks; technological change; changes in government regulation and legislation; changes in tax laws, catastrophic events, such as earthquakes and hurricanes; the possible impact of international conflicts and other developments including terrorist acts; and other risks and factors detailed from time to time in the Partnership’s documents filed with the securities regulators in Canada.

The Partnership cautions that the foregoing list of important factors that may affect future results is not exhaustive. When relying on the Partnership’s forward-looking statements and information, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events. Except as required by law, the Partnership undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements and information, whether written or oral, that may be as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

©  2018 Partners Value Investments LP