Kayne Anderson NextGen Energy & Infrastructure provides
HOUSTON, June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Kayne Anderson NextGen Energy & Infrastructure, Inc. (the “Fund” (NYSE: KMF) today provided an unaudited summary statement of assets and liabilities and announced its net asset value and asset coverage ratios under the Investment Companies Act of 1940 (the “Act of 1940”) as of May 31, 2021.
As at May 31, 2021, the Fund’s net assets were $ 411 million and its net asset value per share was $ 8.71. As at May 31, 2021, the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the Senior Debt Securities Act 1940 was 491% and the Fund’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 law in relation to total indebtedness (debt and preferred shares) was 389%. .
|Kayne Anderson NextGen Energy & Infrastructure, Inc.|
|Statement of assets and liabilities|
|May 31, 2021|
|Cash and cash equivalents||1.6|
|Unamortized note issuance costs||(0.3||)|
|Unamortized preferred share issuance costs||(0.4||)|
|Payable for purchased titles||5.0|
The Fund had 47,197,462 common shares outstanding as of May 31, 2021.
As at May 31, 2021, investments in equities and debt securities represented 99% and 1%, respectively, of the Fund’s long-term investments of $ 554 million. Long-term investments included Midstream Company (38%), Utility Company (21%), Renewable Infrastructure Company (19%), Natural Gas & LNG Infrastructure (19%), Other Energy (2%) and Debt (1%) .
The top ten holdings of the Fund by issuer as of May 31, 2021 were:
|1.||Targa Resources Corp. (Intermediate company)||$ 39.8||7.2||%|
|2.||Enterprise Products Partners LP (Intermediate Company)||37.3||6.7||%|
|3.||The Williams Companies, Inc. (Natural gas and LNG infrastructure)||34.2||6.2||%|
|4.||Energy Transfer LP (Intermediate company)||26.1||4.7||%|
|5.||MPLX LP (Intermediate company)||25.5||4.6||%|
|6.||Brookfield Renewable Partners LP ** (Renewable Infrastructure Company)||25.0||4.5||%|
|7.||TC Energy Corporation (Natural gas and LNG infrastructure)||22.4||4.0||%|
|8.||Cheniere Energy, Inc. (Natural gas and LNG infrastructure)||19.9||3.6||%|
|9.||Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc||18.1||3.3||%|
|ten.||Plains GP Holdings, LP *** (intermediary company)||17.6||3.2||%|
* Excludes cash.
** Includes ownership of Brookfield Renewable Partners, LP (“BEP”) and Brookfield Renewable Corporation (“BEPC”).
*** Includes ownership of Plains GP Holdings, LP (“PAGP”) and Plains AAP, LP (“PAGP-AAP”).
Portfolio holdings are subject to change without notice. Mention of specific securities is not a recommendation or solicitation for any person to buy, sell or hold any particular security. You can obtain a complete list of holdings by viewing the Fund’s most recent quarterly or annual report.
Kayne Anderson NextGen Energy & Infrastructure, Inc. (NYSE: KMF) is an undiversified closed-end investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, whose common shares trade on the NYSE . The investment objective of the Fund is to provide a high level of total return with an emphasis on cash distributions to its shareholders. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its total assets in securities of energy companies and infrastructure companies. The Fund anticipates that the majority of its investments will consist of investments in “NextGen” companies, which we define as energy companies and infrastructure companies that significantly participate in or benefit from the energy transition. See Glossary of Key Terms in the Fund’s most recent Quarterly Report for a description of these investment categories and the meaning of the terms in all capital letters.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy, nor will there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or sale is not permitted. Nothing in this press release is intended to recommend any investment policy or strategy or to take into account the specific objectives or circumstances of an investor. Please consult your investment, tax or legal adviser about your personal situation before investing.
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