Kayne Anderson Fund Advisors

About KA Fund Advisors

Adviser Overview

KA Fund Advisors, LLC, a subsidiary of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., is a leading investor in both public and private energy companies. Our investment strategies seek to identify and exploit investment niches that we believe are less understood and generally not followed by the broader investor community. As of December 31, 2018, Kayne Anderson and its affiliates manage approximately $29 billion, including $16 billion in the energy sector.

We manage two publicly-traded closed-end funds:

Ticker     Fund and Investment Focus



Kayne Anderson MLP/Midstream Investment Company (NYSE:KYN):

Invests in public MLPs and other midstream energy companies




Kayne Anderson Midstream/Energy Fund (NYSE:KMF):

Invests in public MLPs, midstream C-corporations, and energy-related debt


We differentiate ourselves from others through an extensive network of relationships with major energy infrastructure companies. Our publicly-traded funds' boards of directors include current and retired CEOs that we have invested with over the years as well as other leading industry professionals.


We are positioned to identify, source and structure private investments in master limited partnerships (MLPs) and other energy related companies for the following reasons:


We are the largest institutional investor in the MLP asset class and a leading provider of private equity capital to the midstream sector space. Kevin McCarthy, Chairman and CEO of the funds leads our midstream energy investments, while Bob Sinnott, Co-Chairman of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. ("KACALP"), oversees the Firm’s energy investing activities and is a director of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., a large publicly-traded MLP, and its parent, Plains GP Holdings, L.P. ("PAGP") and a director of California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC), California’s largest independent oil and natural gas producer. 

Board members of Kayne Anderson’s closed-end funds include:

  • William Cordes, retired president of Northern Border Pipeline Company and retired CEO of Northern Border Partners, LP

  • Barry Pearl, management consultant to Northstar Midstream (private developer and operator of petroleum infrastructure assets), executive vice president of Kealine LLC (an energy infrastructure developer), former president of Texas Eastern Products Pipeline Company, LLC (general partner of TEPPCO Partners, L.P.) and former CEO of TEPPCO Partners, L.P.

  • Al Richey, former Senior Vice President Finance and Treasurer for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

  • William Shea, CEO of Mainline Energy Partners, LLC, former CEO and President of Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC, former CEO and president of general partner of PVR Partners, L.P.; CEO and president of general partner of Penn Virginia GP Holdings, L.P.; retired president, CEO and chairman of Buckeye Partners, L.P. and Buckeye GP Holdings, L.P.

  • William Thacker, retired chairman, CEO and president of TEPPCO Partners, L.P.

  • Anne Costin, former professor of the Amsterdam Institute of Finance, former adjunct professor in the finance and economics department of Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and retired managing director within Citi's Investment Banking Division


We are the largest institutional investor in the MLP asset class and a leading provider of private capital to the midstream energy space having invested in 72 private transactions totaling almost $5 billion to MLPs since 2004.

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