9/01/2017 TYG

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as of Aug. 31, 2017

LEAWOOD, Kan. -- September 1, 2017 -- () -- Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. (NYSE: TYG) today announced that as of Aug. 31, 2017, the company‘s unaudited total assets were approximately $2.5 billion and its unaudited net asset value was $1.3 billion, or $26.30 per share.

As of Aug. 31, 2017, 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 373 percent, and its coverage ratio for preferred shares was 285 percent. For more information on calculation of coverage ratios, please refer to the company‘s most recent applicable prospectus.

Year-to-date, through Aug. 31, 2017, the company issued 155,743 shares of common stock under its at-the-market equity offering program for gross proceeds of approximately $4.6 million.

Set forth below is a summary of the company‘s unaudited preliminary balance sheet at Aug. 31, 2017 and a summary of its top 10 holdings.

Unaudited balance sheet

                (in Millions)     Per Share
Investments $ 2,435.1 $ 49.38
Cash and Cash Equivalents 0.3 0.01
Receivable for Investments Sold 23.0 0.47
Other Assets   3.9   0.08
Total Assets   2,462.3   49.94
Credit Facility Borrowings 122.5 2.48
Senior Notes 412.5 8.37
Preferred Stock   165.0   3.35
Total Leverage   700.0   14.20
Payable for Investments Purchased 25.2 0.51
Other Liabilities 10.2 0.21
Current Tax Liability 24.2 0.49
Deferred Tax Liability   406.0   8.23
Net Assets $ 1,296.7 $ 26.30

49.31 million common shares currently outstanding.


Top 10 holdings (as of Aug. 31, 2017)






Market Value
(in Millions)


% of Investment

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ETP $ 224.1 9.2 %

Enterprise Products Partners L.P.

EPD 192.8 8.0 %
Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. MMP 191.4 7.9 %
Buckeye Partners, L.P. BPL 151.4 6.3 %

Western Gas Partners, LP

WES 145.5 6.0 %
Andeavor Logistics LP ANDX 134.2 5.5 %

EQT Midstream Partners, LP

EQM 124.3 5.1 %
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. PAA 119.8 4.9 %


MPLX 108.9 4.5 %
ONEOK, Inc. OKE   86.3 3.6 %
Total $ 1,478.7 61.0 %

(1) Percent of Investments and Cash Equivalents.


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 Capital Advisors, L.L.C.

Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C. is an investment manager specializing in actively managed essential assets investing including the energy value chain. As of July 31, 2017, the adviser had approximately $16.5 billion of assets under management in listed closed-end funds, mutual funds, private funds and separate accounts. For more information, visit www.tortoiseadvisors.com.

Safe harbor statement

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the laws of such state or jurisdiction.

Forward-Looking Statement

This press release contains certain statements that may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are "forward-looking statements." Although the company and Tortoise Capital Advisors believe that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, they do involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties, and these expectations may prove to be incorrect. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those discussed in the company‘s reports that are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. Other than as required by law, the company and Tortoise Capital Advisors do not assume a duty to update this forward-looking statement.


Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C.
Pam Kearney, 866-362-9331
Investor and Public Relations