Brookfield wants to buy mall-owner GGP for $14.8 billion


Brookfield Property Partners said the offer is a premium of 21 per cent to where GGP shares were trading before reports of a possible offer last week. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $0.12 per share.

Brookfield's shares were down 5 percent at $22.44 in morning trade.

BEP has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. TD Securities raised their price target on shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners to $57.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Monday, September 18th.

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Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. They issued a neutral rating and a $44.00 price target on the stock. If you are reading this piece on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark laws. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/11/13/the-manufacturers-life-insurance-company-purchases-shares-of-96050-brookfield-renewable-partners-l-p-bep.html. The Firm operates as a holding company, which is engaged in the operation, development and management of retail and other rental properties, primarily regional malls.

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Brookfield Property Partners LP is offering $18.8-billion in stock and cash to buy out the shares of USA shopping mall owner GGP Inc. that it does not already own, doubling down on the future of brick-and-mortar retail as many merchants come under pressure from e-commerce.

Karpas Strategies Llc increased its stake in Brookfield Property Ptnrs Lp (BPY) by 9.53% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC.

New England Private Wealth Advisors LLC bolstered its stake by buying 2,000 shares an increase of 10.3% as of 09/30/2017. CI Investments Inc. now owns 4,824,011 shares of the company's stock valued at $112,641,000 after acquiring an additional 24,000 shares in the last quarter. Its position was valued at $44,179,000 an increase of 11.0% as of the end of the quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. grew its position in shares of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners by 14.9% during the 2nd quarter. Shamrock Asset Management LLC expanded its ownership by buying 1,112 shares an increase of 4.1%. Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc sold 420,491 shares as Helix Energy Solu Grp Com (HLX)'s stock declined 19.97%. (NYSE BEP) opened at $34.05 on Monday. Beck Capital Management Limited Company has invested 0.75% in Apple Inc. Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.435 per share. This represents a $1.74 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.00%. Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P.'s payout ratio is -1,558.20%.

The transaction would create one of the largest listed property companies in the world, with an ownership interest in nearly $100 billion of premier real estate assets globally and annual net operating income of approximately $5 billion. The Firm operates as a pure-play renewable power platform.