Dealmaking in Emerging Markets

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Lessons learned

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a global asset manager focused on property, renewable power, private equity and infrastructure. It has been a pioneer in investing in emerging markets, and can trace its roots back 112 years to a Sao Paolo-based infrastructure company.

Brookfield Advisors India Pvt Ltd. was formed in 2008 as an Indian operating unit of Brookfield. The unit is focused on providing non-binding investment advice to Brookfield in the real estate and infrastructure sectors. Anuj Ranjan, who relocated to India from Canada in 2008, has been instrumental building Brookfield’s businesses in India. Ranjan considers himself a “real estate and infrastructure investor” first and a “business development” specialist second.

In December, 2011, Vanessa Iarocci, a former director within PwC Canada’s Deals practice, sat down with Ranjan to discuss his experiences doing deals in India.  Download the complete publication to read his insights.