K-1 & Tax Information
Oaktree Capital Group, LLC is a publicly traded partnership through September 30, 2019, the date of the September 2019 Oaktree / Brookfield Merger. We are generally not subject to federal or state income tax. Instead, each partner is required to report its allocable share of our items of income, gain, loss, deduction or tax credit in the partner's income tax return.
September 2019 Oaktree / Brookfield Merger
The merger is a fully taxable transaction to holders of Oaktree Class A units on the NYSE (Ticker: OAK) for U.S. federal income tax purposes, regardless of the consideration received (cash and/or Brookfield Class A shares). Your initial tax basis in your Brookfield Class A shares acquired in the merger will equal the fair market value of such Brookfield Class A shares at the time of closing on September 30, 2019. The closing price of the Brookfield Class A shares on September 30, 2019 was US$53.09 on the NYSE (Ticker: BAM). For further details on the U.S. tax treatment of the merger, please refer to pages 166-173 of Oaktree’s Schedule 14A with respect to the Brookfield Class A shares issued in connection with this transaction.
Notice to Investors Regarding 2018 Schedule K-1
2018 Schedule K-1 Tax Information
We are pleased to present you with your 2018 Schedule K-1 tax information for the Class A units (NYSE: OAK), Series A Preferred units (NYSE: OAK PR A) and Series B Preferred units (NYSE: OAK PR B). To view or download your 2018 Schedule K-1 tax information, please click the link below. For log in or other assistance related to the site and its contents, please contact Tax Package Support at 866-709-8178. Hard copies of the Schedule K-1 packages will also be mailed following the release at the end of March.
Schedule K-1 for Tax Years 2017 and Prior
You can also obtain a copy of your Schedule K-1 tax information for 2017 and prior years by clicking on the link below, or by contacting Tax Package Support at 866-709-8178.
Sample Schedule K-1 Forms