Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as of May 31, 2015

LEAWOOD, Kan.--()--Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. (NYSE: TYG) today announced that as of May 31, 2015, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $4.1 billion and its unaudited net asset value was $2.2 billion, or $45.25 per share.

As of May 31, 2015, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act) and basic maintenance covenants. The company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 450 percent, and its coverage ratio for preferred shares was 317 percent. For more information on calculation of coverage ratios, please refer to the company’s most recent applicable prospectus.

Set forth below is a summary of the company’s preliminary unaudited balance sheet at May 31, 2015 and a summary of its top 10 holdings.

Unaudited balance sheet

(in Millions) Per Share
Investments $ 4,092.9 $ 85.24
Current Tax Asset 3.1 0.07
Other Assets   6.3   0.13
Total Assets   4,102.3   85.44
Credit Facility Borrowings 160.7 3.35
Senior Notes 545.0 11.35
Preferred Stock   295.0   6.14
Total Leverage   1,000.7   20.84
Payable for Investments Purchased 0.4 0.01
Other Liabilities 16.5 0.34
Deferred Tax Liability   912.0   19.00
Net Assets $ 2,172.7 $ 45.25

48.02 million common shares currently outstanding.

Top 10 holdings (as of May 31, 2015)


(in Millions)

% of Investment

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. $ 374.3 9.1 %
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. 361.6 8.8 %
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. 255.8 6.2 %
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. 249.3 6.1 %

Buckeye Partners, L.P.

244.9 6.0 %
Sunoco Logistics Partners, L.P. 236.7 5.8 %
Williams Partners L.P. 209.2 5.1 %
MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. 199.0 4.9 %
Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. 195.7 4.8 %
ONEOK Partners, L.P.   165.9 4.1 %
Total $ 2,492.4 60.9 %

(1) Percent of Investments and Cash Equivalents.

Estimated Tax Characterization

For tax purposes, we currently expect 80 to 100 percent of TYG’s distributions to be characterized as qualified dividend income, with the remainder, if any, as return of capital. A final determination of the characterization will be made in January 2016.

About Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp.

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. owns a portfolio of master limited partnership investments in the energy infrastructure sector. Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp.’s objective is to provide its stockholders a high level of total return with an emphasis on current distributions.

About Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C.

Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C. is an investment manager specializing in energy investments. As of April 30, 2015, the adviser had approximately $18.5 billion of assets under management in NYSE-listed closed-end investment companies, open-end funds, private funds and other accounts. For more information, visit

Safe harbor statement

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy, 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.

Forward-Looking Statement

This press release contains certain statements that may include “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are "forward-looking statements." Although the company and Tortoise Capital Advisors believe that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, they do involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties, and these expectations may prove to be incorrect. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those discussed in the company’s reports that are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. Other than as required by law, the company and Tortoise Capital Advisors do not assume a duty to update this forward-looking statement.


Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C.
Pam Kearney, 866-362-9331
Investor Relations


Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C.
Pam Kearney, 866-362-9331
Investor Relations