Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Announces Its Net Asset Value and Asset Coverage Ratios at February 28, 2015

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 February 28, 2015.

As of February 28, 2015, the Fund’s net assets were $968 million, and its net asset value per share was $26.83. As of February 28, 2015, the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 442% and the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to total leverage (debt and preferred stock) was 321%.


Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund, Inc.

Statement of Assets and Liabilities
February 28, 2015
  (in millions)   Per Share
Investments $ 1,396.0 $ 38.70
Cash 12.5 0.35
Deposits 0.2 0.01
Accrued income 5.2 0.14
Receivable for securities sold 1.6 0.04
Other assets   2.8   0.08
Total assets 1,418.3 39.32
Senior notes 318.0 8.81
Preferred stock   120.0   3.33
Total leverage   438.0   12.14
Payable for securities purchased 4.9 0.14
Other liabilities   7.5   0.21
Total liabilities 12.4 0.35
Net assets $ 967.9 $ 26.83
The Fund had 36,075,488 common shares outstanding as of February 28, 2015.

As of February 28, 2015, equity and debt investments were 90% and 10%, respectively, of the Fund’s long-term investments of $1.4 billion. Long-term investments were comprised of MLP and MLP Affiliate (38%), Marine (17%), Midstream Company (25%), U.S. and Canadian Upstream Income Trusts (6%), Other Energy (4%) and Debt (10%).

The Fund’s ten largest holdings by issuer at February 28, 2015 were:


(in thousands)

($ millions)

Percent of

1. Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. (MLP Affiliate) 4,744 $ 176.8 12.7 %
2. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (Midstream Company) 4,194 172.0 12.3 %
3. Capital Product Partners L.P. (Marine)* 5,391 53.2 3.8 %
4. Williams Companies, Inc. (Midstream Company) 955 46.8 3.4 %
5. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 887 44.3 3.2 %
6. Golar LNG Partners LP (Marine) 1,653 43.2 3.1 %
7. Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Marine) 1,799 39.5 2.8 %
8. Regency Energy Partners LP (Midstream MLP) 1,464 35.7 2.6 %
9. Plains GP Holdings, L.P. (Midstream Company) 1,219 34.9 2.5 %
10. Williams Partners L.P. (Midstream MLP) 550 28.1 2.0 %
* Includes 3,333 Class B units ($34.0 million) and 2,058 common units ($19.2 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