Brookfield High Yield Strategic Income Fund (the Fund) is an investment fund. The Fund's investment objectives are to provide holders of Units (Unitholders) with tax-advantaged quarterly cash distributions; maximize total return for Unitholders through distributions and capital appreciation, and preserve capital of the Fund by obtaining economic exposure to a portfolio (the Portfolio) comprised primarily of North American high yield debt. The Fund invests in the net proceeds of the Offering in a portfolio of common shares of Canadian public companies (the Common Share Portfolio). The Fund's portfolio includes its investments in various sectors, such as energy, telecommunications, leisure, media, utility, basic industry, services, transportation, healthcare, capital goods and automotive. Brookfield Investment Management Inc. (BIM) is the investment manager of the Fund.