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Partners Value Split Corp. Announces 2013 Annual Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/28/14 -- Partners Value Split Corp. (the "Company") announced today that the net asset value per unit was $79.08 as at December 31, 2013.

Income available for distribution for the three month period ended December 31, 2013 (which represents the transition year period as a result of the Company's fiscal year end change) was $8.2 million compared to $30.8 million for the twelve month period ended September 30, 2013. Net asset value per unit consists of one preferred share and one capital share. The net asset value per unit is posted monthly on our website at


                                               Three months   Twelve months
                                               December 31,   September 30,
Thousands, except per share amounts                    2013            2013

  Investment income                          $        8,337  $       31,161

  Operating                                             137             403
Income available for distribution                     8,200          30,758
Dividends and interest paid to senior
 preferred shares and debentures                     (6,500)        (26,000)
Income available for distribution to junior
 preferred shares and capital shares                  1,700           4,758
Amortization of share issuance costs                   (354)         (1,421)
Dividends paid on junior preferred shares            (2,435)         (4,750)
Income available for distribution to capital
 shares                                              (1,089)         (1,413)
Change in realized and unrealized value of
 investment                                         136,091         314,163
Results of investment operations             $      135,002  $      312,750
Opening retained earnings                         1,178,866         933,613
Results of investment operations                    135,002         312,750
Dividends paid on capital shares                          -         (67,497)
Retained earnings, end of year               $    1,313,868  $    1,178,866
Results of investment operations per capital
 share                                       $         4.87  $        11.29

Partners Value Split Corp. owns 53,160,644 Class A Limited Voting Shares ("Brookfield Shares") of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. ("Brookfield") which generate cash flow through dividend payments that fund quarterly fixed cumulative preferential dividends for the holders of the Company's preferred shares, and provide the holders of the Company's capital shares the opportunity to participate in any capital appreciation of Brookfield Shares.

Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over $175 billion in assets under management and has over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. Brookfield is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BAM and BAM.A, respectively, and on NYSE Euronext under the symbol BAMA.

Allen G. Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, will be available at (416) 363-9491 to answer any questions on the Company's financial results.

Note: This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian provincial securities laws and regulations. The words "generate" and "enable" 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 generation of cumulative preferential dividends for the holders of the Company's preferred shares and potential participation by the holders of the Company's capital shares in the capital appreciation of Brookfield Shares.

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

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated or implied by the forward-looking information and statements include: financial performance of the Brookfield Shares which may result in a decline in value of the investment portfolio and/or in dividend income from the investment, the behavior of financial markets, including fluctuations in interest and exchange rates, availability of equity and debt financing and other risks and factors detailed from time to time in the Company's other documents filed with the Canadian securities regulators.

We caution that the foregoing list of important factors that may affect future results is not exhaustive. When relying on our forward-looking information to make decisions with respect to the Company, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events. Except as may be required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking information or statements, whether written or oral, that may be as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Reference should be made to the Company's most recent Annual Information Form for a description of the major risk factors.

Partners Value Split Corp.
Allen G. Taylor
Chief Financial Officer
(416) 363-9491

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