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NEW YORK, Oct. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brookfield Real Assets Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: RA) (the “Fund”) today announced that its Board of Directors declared the Fund’s monthly distributions for October, November and December 2020.





Month Record Date Ex Date Payable Date Amount per Share
October 2020 October 14, 2020 October 13, 2020 October 22, 2020 $0.1990
November 2020 November 11, 2020 November 10, 2020 November 19, 2020 $0.1990
December 2020 December 15, 2020 December 14, 2020 December 23, 2020 $0.1990

Shares purchased on or after the ex-distribution date will not receive the distribution discussed above. Please contact your financial advisor with any questions. Distributions may include net investment income, capital gains and/or return of capital (ROC). Any portion of the Fund’s distributions that is a return of capital

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Milton Friedman wearing a suit and tie: Milton Friedman spearheaded shareholder primacy economics. Jon Hargest/South China Morning Post via Getty Images


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Milton Friedman spearheaded shareholder primacy economics. Jon Hargest/South China Morning Post via Getty Images

  • In 1970, Milton Friedman wrote an influential essay in The New York Times Magazine declaring the primary purpose of a company is to maximize profits for its shareholders.
  • He disagreed that businesses had any responsibility to provide employment, eliminate discrimination, or avoid pollution, among other ‘catchwords of the contemporary crop of reformers.’
  • From regular media appearances to advising President Ronald Reagan, Friedman’s influence cannot be understated. Waves of financial deregulation in the ‘70s and ‘80s followed his famous essay.
  • Today, amid rising inequality, massive fires in California, and calls for racial justice, Friedman’s theory of shareholder primacy seems more out of touch than ever before.
  • More Americans and business leaders are calling for a shift in mindset toward stakeholder capitalism, which dictates that companies are responsible to
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