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Kayne Anderson Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc.


Investment Objective

To provide a high after-tax total return with an emphasis on making cash distributions to stockholders. KYN intends to achieve this objective by investing at least 80% of its total assets in securities of Energy Infrastructure Companies.

1) Paid on 10/7/22 (ex-date 9/30/22). (See Distributions section below for more information).
2) Calculated by annualizing the most recent distribution amount divided by the closing market price. The distribution rate is subject to change and is not a quotation of fund performance.

Investment Highlights

Opportunities in North American Energy Infrastructure

  • Unique opportunity to invest across the full spectrum of North American energy infrastructure companies through investments in traditional midstream energy, natural gas infrastructure, renewable infrastructure, and utilities
  • Renewable infrastructure companies and utilities have many attractive attributes, including lower volatility and correlation to the broader equity markets, contracted/regulated cash flows, multi-year growth visibility, and attractive ESG characteristics

Positioned to Capitalize on the Energy Transition

  • Energy Transition is the global shift to a more sustainable mix of lower carbon and renewable energy sources aimed at reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses
  • A multi-decade “mega-trend” in the energy and infrastructure sectors with the goal to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide other greenhouse gasses and limit the impact of climate change

Attractive Fund Structure

  • Simplified tax reporting with a single Form 1099 (no K-1)
  • Suitable for IRAs, foundations, and tax-exempt accounts (no UBTI)

Daily Pricing


Quarterly Performance

a) Net Asset Return is defined as the change in net asset value per share plus cash distributions paid during the period (assuming reinvestment through our dividend reinvestment plan).
b) Market Return is defined as the change in share price plus cash distributions paid during the period (assuming reinvestment through our dividend reinvestment plan).
c) KYN’s Composite Energy Infrastructure Index is comprised of a 75% weighting to the midstream sector, 15% weighting to the renewable infrastructure sector, and 10% weighting to the utility sector. Returns for each period are total returns. The sub-sector allocations for this composite index were established by Kayne Anderson at the beginning of fiscal 2022 and are expected to change on an annual basis. Please see footnote (e) for a description of the benchmarks used for each energy infrastructure sub-sector.
d) Portfolio returns reflect KYN’s asset level returns for each sub-sector based on KYN’s portfolio holdings. Asset level return is calculated as the total return (before leverage and expenses) of KYN’s portfolio holdings for each sub-sector.
e) The benchmark for the midstream sector is the Alerian Midstream Energy Index (AMNA). The benchmark for the renewable infrastructure sector is a composite total return for 38 domestic and international renewable infrastructure and utility companies (calculated on a market-cap weighted basis with individual constituents capped at a 10% weighting). The benchmark for the U.S. utilities sector is the Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLU), which is an ETF linked to the Utilities Select Sector Index (IXU), a sub-set of the S&P 500.
f) Excludes preferred and credit investments.
g) Includes SSE plc (SSE LN) as this security is included in the benchmark for the renewable infrastructure sector.
h) Includes TransAlta Corporation (TA CN).

Share Price and NAV History

Price/NAV History Table

Premium/Discount to NAV

Total Return (NAV plus distributions)

Period Returns (Not Annualized)

Calendar Year Returns

3) Assumes that distributions have been reinvested at the Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP) price.

Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 Investment4

4) The growth of $10,000 chart is a hypothetical illustration based upon the performance of the fund’s common shares since inception. Ending values as of the dates shown in the chart. Assumes reinvestment of distributions at the DRIP price, the deduction of management fees, operating expenses, and all other fund expenses but does not reflect transaction fees or broker commissions. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted.

Returns reflect the deduction of management fees and expenses but do not reflect transaction fees or broker commissions. Performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than that shown based on market fluctuations from the end of the reported period.


Portfolio (%)

Top 10 Holdings

Note: Includes ownership of equity and debt investments.
*Includes ownership of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (PAA) and Plains AAP, L.P. (PAGP-AAP).

Click here for the most recent Schedule of Investments

Reflected as a percentage of long-term investments. Portfolio holdings and/or sector allocations are subject to change at any time, without notice, and are not recommendations to buy or sell any security. You can obtain a complete listing of holdings by viewing our quarterly or annual report for the most recently completed period.


Annual Distributions per Calendar Year

* Based on year-to-date distributions paid or declared.

The amount of distributions is not guaranteed and may vary depending on a number of factors, including changes in portfolio holdings and market conditions.

KYN Distribution History

KED Distribution History

Tax Character of Distributions

Our distributions are treated as a taxable dividend (qualified dividends) to our common stockholders to the extent of our current and accumulated earnings and profits. If the distribution exceeds our current or accumulated earnings and profits, the distribution will be treated as a return of capital to our common stockholders to the extent of each stockholder’s basis in our common stock, and then the amount of a distribution in excess of such stockholder’s basis would be taxed as capital gain. Because the cash distributions received from the MLPs in our portfolio are expected to exceed the earnings and profits associated with owning such MLPs, a portion of our distributions may be paid from sources other than our current and accumulated earnings and profits. Common stockholders will receive a Form 1099-DIV from us, sample forms for each year can be found within the Tax Information section of this page.

The table below summarizes the tax character of our distributions for the past ten years.

Information on Tax Character of Distributions

5) This estimate is based on our anticipated earnings and profits for fiscal 2022. The final determination of the tax character of distributions will be made in early 2023 and may differ substantially from this preliminary information.


KYN uses leverage in the form of unsecured notes, preferred stock and revolving bank credit facilities to acquire additional portfolio investments consistent with its investment objective and strategies. Under normal conditions, our policy is to utilize leverage in an amount that represents approximately 25% to 30% of the fund’s total assets.

Leverage Summary

*KYN will pay a fixed interest rate of 1.735% on $25 million of the Term Loan. The remaining $25 million of the Term Loan will accrue interest daily at a rate of LIBOR plus 1.30%. Amounts repaid under the Term Loan cannot be reborrowed.

SEC Filings

  • Quarterly and Annual Reports
  • Prospectuses
  • Proxy Statements

SEC Filings (View All)

KYN SEC Filings (visit SEC website)

KED SEC Filings (visit SEC website)

Tax Information

  • Sample Forms 1099-DIV (Common)
  • Form 8937
  • Sample Forms 1099-DIV (Preferred)


Independent Directors

Interested Directors

  • Jim Baker, Chairman of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer

*Role as the KYN and KMF lead independent director effective April 2, 2020.

Performance data quoted represent past performance as of the stated date herein. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than that shown based on market fluctuations from the end of the reported period. Closed-end funds, unlike open-end funds, are not continuously offered. After the initial public offering, shares are sold on the open market through a stock exchange. As with any other stock, total return and market value will fluctuate so that an investment, when sold, may be worth more or less than its original cost. Shares of closed-end funds frequently trade at a market price that is below their net asset value.

All investments involve risk, including possible loss of principal. An investment in the fund could suffer loss. The fund’s concentration of investments in the energy and infrastructure industries subjects it to greater risk and volatility than a diversified fund. Risks include, but are not limited to, those associated with energy infrastructure companies, midstream companies, renewable infrastructure companies, including the risks of declines in energy and commodity prices, decreases in energy demand, adverse weather conditions, natural or other disasters, changes in government regulation,  and changes in tax laws. Leverage creates risks that may adversely affect return, including the likelihood of greater volatility of net asset value and market price of common shares and fluctuations in dividend rates on any preferred shares, and increases a shareholder’s risk of loss. Before investing in the fund, you should consider the investment objective, risks, charges, and expenses of the fund, which, together with other important information, are included in the fund’s most recent prospectus and other filings with the SEC available here or at There can be no assurance that the fund’s investment objective will be attained.

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