Bruce Flatt became the CEO of Brookfield in 2002 when the company was primarily a Canadian-based real estate firm with a market value of 5 billion dollars. Under his leadership, it transformed into a global alternative asset manager, managing over 850 billion dollars in assets across various sectors: real estate, infrastructure, renewable energy, private equity, and credit. In light of such diverse investments, what are the benefits of investing in private markets? What are the major global megatrends shaping these investments? And what qualities define a good investor?