HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company (the “Company”) (NYSE:KYN) announced the pricing of a public offering of preferred stock. The Company agreed to sell 2,000,000 shares of Series G Mandatory Redeemable Preferred Shares (“Series G MRP Shares”) at a price of $25.00 per share. The Series G MRP Shares will pay cash dividends on a monthly basis at a rate of 4.60% per annum and will have a mandatory redemption date of October 1, 2021. The Company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering of approximately $48.7 million to make investments in portfolio companies in accordance with its investment objective and policies, to repay indebtedness and for general corporate purposes. The offering is scheduled to close on September 16, 2013.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Morgan Stanley are joint book-running managers. A copy of the prospectus supplement and base prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from the following addresses:
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
Attn: Prospectus Department
222 Broadway, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Attn: Prospectus Department
180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10014
An investor should read the Company’s prospectus supplement and the base prospectus carefully before investing. The prospectus supplement and the base prospectus contain important information about the Company and its investment objective and policies, risks, charges and expenses.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the laws of such state or jurisdiction. A registration statement relating to these securities was filed with, and has been declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, whose common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company's investment objective is to obtain a high after-tax total return by investing at least 85% of its total assets in energy-related master limited partnerships and their affiliates (collectively, “MLPs”), and in other companies that, as their principal business, operate assets used in the gathering, transporting, processing, storing, refining, distributing, mining or marketing of natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, refined petroleum products or coal.
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