Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Announces its Net Asset Value and Asset Coverage Ratios at July 31, 2015

HOUSTON--()--Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company (the “Company”) (NYSE:KYN) 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 July 31, 2015.

As of July 31, 2015, the Company’s net assets were $3.0 billion, and its net asset value per share was $27.01. As of July 31, 2015, the Company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 360% and the Company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to total leverage (debt and preferred stock) was 260%.


Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company

Statement of Assets and Liabilities
July 31, 2015
        (in millions)     Per Share
Investments $ 5,616.9 $ 50.51
Cash 146.5 1.32
Deposits 0.3 -
Accrued income 40.9 0.37
Receivable for securities sold 6.7 0.06
Other assets 13.8 0.12
Total assets 5,825.1 52.38
Senior notes 1,356.0 12.20
Preferred stock 524.0 4.71
Total leverage 1,880.0 16.91
Payable for securities purchased 25.0 0.22
Other liabilities 23.3 0.21
Deferred income tax liability 893.5 8.03
Total liabilities 941.8 8.46
Net assets $ 3,003.3 $ 27.01
The Fund had 111,201,735 common shares outstanding as of July 31, 2015.

Long-term investments were comprised of Midstream MLP (82%), Midstream Company (10%), General Partner MLP (4%), Shipping MLP (2%) and Other (2%).

The Company’s ten largest holdings by issuer at July 31, 2015 were:


(in thousands)

($ millions)

Percent of

1. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (Midstream MLP) 22,929 $649.6 11.6%
2. Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 12,649 647.6 11.5%
3. Williams Partners L.P. (Midstream MLP) * 11,053 509.9 9.1%
4. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (Midstream Company) 14,027 485.9 8.7%
5. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 8,623 360.0 6.4%
6. MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 4,939 323.2 5.8%
7. Buckeye Partners, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 2,875 215.5 3.8%
8. DCP Midstream Partners, LP (Midstream MLP) 6,561 204.7 3.6%
9. Western Gas Partners, LP (Midstream MLP) 3,384 199.6 3.6%
10. ONEOK Partners, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 6,024 195.1 3.5%
* On May 13, 2015, The Williams Companies, Inc. (“WMB”) announced the acquisition of Williams Partners L.P. (“WPZ”). Subsequent to this announcement, WMB received an unsolicited acquisition proposal that was conditioned upon the termination of the agreement between WPZ and WMB. On June 21, 2015, WMB announced that it is exploring a range of strategic alternatives. As a result, closing of WMB’s acquisition of WPZ is not certain. As of July 31, 2015, the Company owned 292 shares ($15.3 million) of WMB.

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 NYSE. 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 natural gas, natural gas liquids (including propane), crude oil, refined petroleum products or coal.

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


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