Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Announces its Net Asset Value and Asset Coverage Ratios at December 31, 2012


Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company (the “Company”) KYN 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, 2012.

As of December 31, 2012, the Company's net assets were $2.4 billion, and its net asset value per share was $27.21. As of December 31, 2012, the Company's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 391% and the Company's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to total leverage (debt and preferred stock) was 281%.

    Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company
Statement of Assets and Liabilities
December 31, 2012

(in millions) 


Per Share 

Investments $ 4,398.3 $ 49.74
Cash 2.6 0.03
Deposits 0.3 -
Accrued income 0.1 -
Receivable for securities sold 0.2 -
Other assets   10.5   0.12
Total assets 4,412.0 49.89
Credit facility borrowings 66.0 0.75
Senior notes 890.0 10.06
Preferred stock   374.0   4.23
Total leverage   1,330.0   15.04
Distribution payable 48.6 0.55
Payable for securities purchased 0.5 0.01
Deferred tax liability 616.9 6.97
Other liabilities   9.5   0.11
Total liabilities 675.5 7.64
Net assets $ 2,406.5 $ 27.21
The Company had 88.43 million common shares outstanding as of December 31, 2012.

Long-term investments were comprised of Midstream MLP (70%), MLP Affiliate (8%), General Partner MLP (7%), Shipping MLP (4%), Upstream MLP & Income Trust (3%), Coal & Other MLP (3%) and Other (5%).

The Company's ten largest holdings by issuer at December 31, 2012 were:


(in thousands)


($ millions)


Percent of

1. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (Midstream MLP) 7,674 384.3 8.7%
2. Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (MLP Affiliate) 4,377 330.3 7.5%
3. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 6,852 310.0 7.0%
4. MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 4,852 247.5 5.6%
5. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (General Partner MLP) 4,457 202.7 4.6%
6. El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 5,284 195.3 4.4%
7. Williams Partners L.P. (Midstream MLP) 3,868 188.2 4.3%
8. Regency Energy Partners LP (Midstream MLP) 7,768 168.4 3.8%
9. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 5,670 158.2 3.6%
10. ONEOK Partners, L.P. (Midstream MLP) 2,868 154.9 3.5%

Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company 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 Company's investment objective is to obtain a high after-tax total return by investing at least 85% of its total assets in energy-related master limited partnerships and their affiliates (collectively, “MLPs”), and in other companies that, as their principal business, operate assets used in the gathering, transporting, processing, storing, refining, distributing, mining or marketing natural gas, natural gas liquids (including propane), crude oil, refined petroleum products or coal.

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 Company'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 Company'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 Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements made herein. There is no assurance that the Company's investment objectives will be attained.

KA Fund Advisors, LLC
Monique Vo, 877-657-3863

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