Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Announces its Net Asset Value and Asset Coverage Ratios at July 31, 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 July 31, 2015.

As of July 31, 2015, the Fund’s net assets were $759 million, and its net asset value per share was $21.05. As of July 31, 2015, the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 434% and the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to total leverage (debt and preferred stock) was 298%.


Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund, Inc.

Statement of Assets and Liabilities
July 31, 2015
  (in millions)     Per Share
Investments $ 1,136.7 $ 31.51
Cash 1.4 0.04
Deposits 0.2 0.01
Accrued income 10.6 0.30
Receivable for securities sold 5.2 0.14
Other assets   2.5   0.06
Total assets 1,156.6 32.06
Term loan 3.0 0.08
Senior notes 260.0 7.21
Preferred stock   120.0   3.33
Total leverage   383.0   10.62
Payable for securities purchased 7.0 0.19
Other liabilities   7.2   0.20
Total liabilities 14.2 0.39
Net assets $ 759.4 $ 21.05
The Fund had 36,075,488 common shares outstanding as of July 31, 2015.

As of July 31, 2015, equity and debt investments were 91% and 9%, respectively, of the Fund’s long-term investments of $1.1 billion. Long-term investments were comprised of MLP and MLP Affiliate (35%), Midstream Company (32%), Marine (17%), U.S. and Canadian Upstream Income Trusts (3%), Other Energy (4%) and Debt (9%).

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

            Percent of
Units/$Par Amounts Long-Term

(in thousands)

($ millions)


1. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (Midstream Company) 3,823 $132.4 11.6 %
2. Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. (MLP Affiliate) 3,617 114.7 10.1 %
3. The Williams Companies, Inc. (Midstream Company)* 1,057 55.5 4.9 %

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (Midstream MLP)

1,021 52.3 4.6 %
5. Capital Product Partners L.P. (Marine)** 5,005 43.9 3.9 %
6. Plains GP Holdings, L.P. (Midstream Company) 1,673 42.9 3.8 %
7. Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Marine) 1,933 33.4 2.9 %
8. ONEOK, Inc. (Midstream Company) 859 32.5 2.9 %
9. Targa Resources Corp. (Midstream Company) 345 30.5 2.7 %
10. Golar LNG Partners LP (Marine) 1,465 30.1 2.6 %

* 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 Fund owned 176 shares ($8.1 million) of WPZ.


** Includes 3,333 Class B units ($30.5 million) and 1,672 common units ($13.4 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