11/01/2019 TYG NTG TTP NDP TPZ TEAF Multi-Strategy

Tortoise Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Updates as of Oct. 31, 2019 for TYG, NTG, TTP, NDP, TPZ and TEAF

LEAWOOD, Kan. – Nov. 1, 2019 – Tortoise today announced the following unaudited balance sheet information and asset coverage ratio updates for TYG, NTG, TTP, NDP, TPZ and TEAF. 

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. (NYSE: TYG) today announced that as of Oct. 31, 2019, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $1.9 billion and its unaudited net asset value was $1.0 billion, or $19.39 per share. 

As of Oct. 31, 2019, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act) and basic maintenance covenants. The company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 328 percent, and its coverage ratio for preferred shares was 250 percent. For more information on calculation of coverage ratios, please refer to the company’s most recent applicable prospectus.

Set forth below is a summary of the company’s unaudited balance sheet at Oct. 31, 2019.

Unaudited Balance Sheet

 

(in Millions)

Per Share

Investments

$1,847.6

$34.39

Cash and Cash Equivalents

0.2

0.00

Receivable for Investments Sold

0.3

0.01

Current Tax Asset

8.7

0.16

Other Assets

28.0

0.52

     Total Assets

1,884.8

35.08

 

 

 

Credit Facility Borrowings

164.3

3.06

Senior Notes

365.0

6.79

Preferred Stock

165.0

3.07

     Total Leverage

694.3

12.92

 

 

 

Other Liabilities

7.8

0.15

Deferred Tax Liability

140.9

2.62

 

            Net Assets

$ 1,041.8

$ 19.39

 

 

 

 

 

 

53.73 million common shares currently outstanding.

Tortoise Midstream Energy Fund, Inc. (NYSE: NTG) today announced that as of Oct. 31, 2019, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $1.3 billion and its unaudited net asset value was $747.5 million, or $11.83 per share.

As of Oct. 31, 2019 the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act) and basic maintenance covenants.  The company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 318 percent, and its coverage ratio for preferred shares was 240 percent. For more information on calculation of coverage ratios, please refer to the company’s most recent applicable prospectus.

Set forth below is a summary of the company’s unaudited balance sheet at Oct. 31, 2019.

Unaudited balance sheet

 

(in Millions)

Per Share

Investments

$1,310.4

$ 20.73

Cash and Cash Equivalents

0.5

0.01

Receivable for Investments Sold

0.2

0.00

Current Tax Asset

2.0

0.03

Other Assets

17.7

0.28

      Total Assets

1,330.8

21.05

 

 

 

Credit Facility Borrowings

125.7

1.99

Senior Notes

277.0

4.38

Preferred Stock

132.0

2.09

      Total Leverage

534.7

8.46

 

 

 

Other Liabilities

3.8

0.05

Deferred Tax Liability

44.8

0.71

          Net Assets

$  747.5

$ 11.83

 

 

 

63.21 million common shares currently outstanding.

Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TTP) today announced that as of Oct. 31, 2019 the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $202.7 million and its unaudited net asset value was $139.5 million, or $13.93 per share.

As of Oct. 31, 2019, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act) and basic maintenance covenants. The company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 436 percent, and its coverage ratio for preferred shares was 324 percent. For more information on calculation of coverage ratios, please refer to the company’s most recent applicable prospectus.

Set forth below is a summary of the company’s unaudited balance sheet at Oct. 31, 2019.

Unaudited balance sheet

 

(in Millions)

Per Share

Investments

$200.2

$ 19.99

Cash and Cash Equivalents

0.2

0.02

Receivable for Investments Sold

0.1

0.01

Other Assets

2.2

0.21

      Total Assets

202.7

20.23

 

 

 

Credit Facility Borrowings

12.3

1.23

Senior Notes

34.0

3.39

Preferred Stock

16.0

1.60

      Total Leverage

62.3

6.22

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Liabilities

0.9

0.08

          Net Assets

$139.5

$ 13.93

10.02 million common shares currently outstanding.

Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. (NYSE: NDP) today announced that as of Oct. 31, 2019, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $95.3 million and its unaudited net asset value was $66.4 million, or $4.49 per share. 

As of Oct. 31, 2019, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act). The company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 338 percent. For more information on calculation of coverage ratios, please refer to the company’s most recent applicable prospectus.

Set forth below is a summary of the company’s unaudited balance sheet at Oct. 31, 2019.

Unaudited balance sheet

 

(in Millions)

Per Share

Investments

$ 94.8

$ 6.42

Cash and Cash Equivalents

0.3

0.02

Other Assets

0.2

0.01

      Total Assets

95.3

6.45

     

Credit Facility Borrowings

27.9

1.89

     

Other Liabilities

1.0

0.07

          Net Assets

$ 66.4

$ 4.49

     

 

 

 

14.77 million common shares currently outstanding.

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TPZ) today announced that as of Oct. 31, 2019, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $185.4 million and its unaudited net asset value was $129.5 million, or $18.63 per share. 

As of Oct. 31, 2019, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act). The company’s asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 338 percent.  For more information on calculation of coverage ratios, please refer to the company’s most recent applicable prospectus.

Set forth below is a summary of the company’s unaudited balance sheet at Oct. 31, 2019.

Unaudited balance sheet

 

(in Millions)

Per Share

Investments

$ 182.4

$ 26.24

Cash and Cash Equivalents

0.1

0.02

Other Assets

2.9

0.42

      Total Assets

185.4

26.68

 

 

 

Credit Facility Borrowings

54.5

7.84

 

 

 

Payable for Investments Purchased

0.0

0.01

Other Liabilities

1.4

0.20

         Net Assets

$ 129.5

$ 18.63

 

 

 

 

6.95 million common shares currently outstanding.

Tortoise Essential Assets Income Term Fund (NYSE: TEAF) today announced that as of Oct. 31, 2019, the company’s unaudited total assets were approximately $280.7 million and its unaudited net asset value was $243.1 million, or $18.02 per share. 

As of Oct. 31, 2019, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act). For more information on calculation of coverage ratios, please refer to the company’s most recent applicable prospectus.

Set forth below is a summary of the company’s unaudited balance sheet at Oct. 31, 2019.

Unaudited balance sheet

 

(in Millions)

Per Share

Investments

$275.4

$20.41

Cash and Cash Equivalents

2.0

0.15

Other Assets

3.3

0.25

Total Assets

280.7

20.81

 

 

 

Credit Facility Borrowings

35.1

2.60

 

 

 

Other Liabilities

2.5

0.19

Net Assets

$243.1

$18.02

 

 

 

13.49 million common shares currently outstanding.

 

The top 10 holdings for TYG, NTG, TTP, NDP, TPZ and TEAF as of the most recent month-end can be found on each fund’s portfolio web page at https://cef.tortoiseadvisors.com.

About Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp.

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. (NYSE: TYG) owns a portfolio of master limited partnership investments in the energy infrastructure sector.  Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp.’s objective is to provide its stockholders a high level of total return with an emphasis on current distributions.

About Tortoise Midstream Energy Fund, Inc.

Tortoise Midstream Energy Fund, Inc. (NYSE: NTG) owns a portfolio of midstream energy entities that own and operate a network of pipeline and energy-related logistical infrastructure assets with an emphasis on those that transport, gather, process and store natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs). Tortoise Midstream Energy Fund, Inc.’s objective is to provide its stockholders a high level of total return with an emphasis on current distributions.

About Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc.

Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TTP) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company that seeks to obtain a high level of total return with an emphasis on current distributions.  TTP invests primarily in equity securities of pipeline companies that transport natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil and refined products and, to a lesser extent, in other energy infrastructure companies.

About Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc.

Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. (NYSE: NDP) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company that seeks to obtain a high level of total return with an emphasis on current distributions.  NDP invests primarily in North American energy companies that engage in the exploration and production of crude oil, condensate, natural gas and natural gas liquids.

About Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc.

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TPZ) invests in a portfolio of fixed income and equity securities issued by power and energy infrastructure companies. TPZ’s objective is to provide stockholders a high level of current income, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation.

About Tortoise Essential Assets Income Term Fund

Tortoise Essential Assets Income Term Fund (NYSE: TEAF) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company that seeks to provide a high level of total return with an emphasis on current distributions. TEAF provides investors access to a combination of public and direct investments in essential assets that are making an impact on clients and communities.

About Tortoise

Tortoise invests in essential assets – those assets and services that are indispensable to the economy and society. With a steady wins approach and a long-term perspective, Tortoise strives to make a positive impact on clients and communities. For additional information, please visit tortoiseadvisors.com

Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC is the Adviser to Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp., Tortoise Midstream Energy Fund, Inc., Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc., Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc., Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. and Tortoise Essential Assets Income Term Fund. Tortoise Credit Strategies, LLC and Tortoise Advisors UK Limited are subadvisors to Tortoise Essential Assets Income Term Fund.

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