Kayne Anderson Midstream/Energy Fund Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Announces its Net Asset Value and Asset Coverage Ratios at December 31, 2017

1/3/2018, 3:51 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

HOUSTON, Jan. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kayne Anderson Midstream/Energy Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE:KMF) 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, 2017. 

As of December 31, 2017, the Fund’s net assets were $327 million and its net asset value per share was $14.83.  As of December 31, 2017, the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 497% and the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to total leverage (debt and preferred stock) was 359%.

Kayne Anderson Midstream/Energy Fund, Inc.
Statement of Assets and Liabilities
December 31, 2017
 (in millions) Per Share
Investments  $  448.6    $  20.36 
Cash and cash equivalents   9.3     0.43 
Deposits   0.2     0.01 
Accrued income   1.4     0.06 
Receivable for securities sold                                                                            0.4     0.02 
Other assets   0.8     0.03 
Total assets   460.7     20.91 
Notes   91.0     4.13 
Unamortized notes issuance costs   (0.4)    (0.02)
Preferred stock   35.0     1.59 
Unamortized preferred stock issuance costs   (0.2)    (0.01)
Total leverage   125.4     5.69 
Distribution payable   6.6     0.30 
Other liabilities   2.0     0.09 
Total liabilities   8.6     0.39 
Net assets$  326.7  $  14.83 
The Fund had 22,034,170 common shares outstanding as of December 31, 2017.

As of December 31, 2017, equity and debt investments were 91% and 9%, respectively, of the Fund’s long-term investments of $449 million.  Long-term investments were comprised of Midstream Company (49%), MLP and MLP Affiliates (38%), Other Energy (4%), and Debt (9%). 

The Fund’s ten largest holdings by issuer at December 31, 2017 were:

  Units / Shares
(in thousands)
(in millions)
 Percent of
1. ONEOK, Inc. (Midstream Company) 652   $34.9   7.8%
2.Targa Resources Corp. (Midstream Company)714 34.6 7.7%
3.Plains GP Holdings, L.P. (Midstream MLP)1,392 30.6 6.8%
4.The Williams Companies, Inc. (Midstream Company)900 27.4 6.1%
5.Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. (Midstream MLP)   1,891 25.3 5.6%
6.GasLog Partners LP (Midstream Company)740 18.3 4.1%
7.Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (Midstream MLP)986 17.7 3.9%
8.Golar LNG Partners LP (Midstream Company)752 17.1 3.8%
9.Enbridge, Inc. (Midstream Company)429 16.8 3.7%
10.KNOT Offshore Partners LP (Midstream Company)802 16.6 3.7%

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 provide a high level of total return with an emphasis on making quarterly cash distributions to its stockholders by investing at least 80% of its total assets in securities of companies in the Midstream/Energy Sector, consisting of: (a) Midstream Master Limited Partnerships (“MLPs”), (b) Midstream Companies, (c) Other MLPs and (d) Other Energy Companies. The Fund anticipates that the majority of its investments will consist of investments in Midstream MLPs and Midstream Companies. See Glossary of Key Terms in the Fund’s quarterly reports.

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

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