Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Announces its Net Asset Value and Asset Coverage Ratios at December 31, 2013

HOUSTON--()--Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE:KYE) today provided a summary unaudited statement of assets and liabilities and announced its net asset value and asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “1940 Act”) as of December 31, 2013.

As of December 31, 2013, the Fund’s net assets were $1.1 billion, and its net asset value per share was $29.33. As of December 31, 2013, the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 453% and the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to total leverage (debt and preferred stock) was 333%.


Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund, Inc.

Statement of Assets and Liabilities
December 31, 2013
    (in millions)     Per Share
Investments $ 1,524.4 $ 42.42
Cash 1.9 0.05
Deposits 0.2 0.01
Accrued income 4.2 0.11
Receivable for securities sold 5.6 0.16
Other assets   3.7   0.10
Total assets 1,540.0 42.85
Credit facility borrowings 58.0 1.62
Senior notes 275.0 7.65
Preferred stock   120.0   3.34
Total leverage   453.0   12.61
Distribution payable 17.3 0.48
Payable for securities purchased 5.9 0.16
Other liabilities   9.7   0.27
Total liabilities 32.9 0.91
Net assets $ 1,054.1 $ 29.33
The Fund had 35,937,733 common shares outstanding as of December 31, 2013.

As of December 31, 2013, equity and debt investments were 91% and 9%, respectively, of the Fund’s long-term investments of $1.5 billion. Long-term investments were comprised of MLP and MLP Affiliate (46%), Marine Transportation (17%), Midstream (13%), U.S. and Canadian Upstream Income Trusts (10%), Other Energy (4%), Coal (1%) and Debt (9%).

The Fund’s ten largest holdings by issuer at December 31, 2013 were:


(in thousands)

($ millions)

Percent of

1. Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (MLP Affiliate) 2,331 $176.4 11.6%
2. Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. (MLP Affiliate) 5,231 150.0 9.8%
3. Capital Product Partners L.P. (Marine Transportation)* 7,199 75.6 5.0%
4. Golar LNG Partners LP (Marine Transportation) 2,024 61.2 4.0%
5. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 1,093 56.6 3.7%
6. Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Marine Transportation)** 1,592 50.2 3.3%
7. The Williams Companies, Inc. (Midstream) 1,135/$4,500 49.0 3.2%
8. Crescent Point Energy Trust (Upstream Income Trust) 1,204 46.8 3.1%
9. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (Midstream) 944 34.0 2.2%
10. ONEOK, Inc. (Midstream) 524 32.6 2.1%
* Includes 3,333 Class B units ($35.1 million) and 3,866 common units ($40.5 million).

** Includes 300 Series A preferred units ($7.4 million) and 1,292 common units ($42.8 million).


The Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 whose common stock is traded on the NYSE. The Fund’s investment objective is to obtain a high total return with an emphasis on current income by investing primarily in securities of companies engaged in the energy industry, principally including publicly-traded energy-related master limited partnerships and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships and their affiliates, energy-related U.S. and Canadian royalty trusts and income trusts and other companies that derive at least 50% of their revenues from operating assets used in, or providing energy-related services for, the exploration, development, production, gathering, transportation, processing, storing, refining, distribution, mining or marketing of natural gas, natural gas liquids (including propane), crude oil, refined petroleum products or coal.

CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined under the U.S. federal securities laws. Generally, the words "believe," "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "project," "will" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, which generally are not historical in nature. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from the Fund’s historical experience and its present expectations or projections indicated in any forward-looking statements. These risks include, but are not limited to, changes in economic and political conditions; regulatory and legal changes; MLP industry risk; leverage risk; valuation risk; interest rate risk; tax risk; and other risks discussed in the Fund’s filings with the SEC. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. The Fund undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements made herein. There is no assurance that the Fund’s investment objective will be attained.


KA Fund Advisors, LLC
Monique Vo, 877-657-3863


KA Fund Advisors, LLC
Monique Vo, 877-657-3863