Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company (the “Company”) (NYSE: KYN) announced today that it reached a conditional agreement with institutional investors relating to a private placement of $235 million of senior unsecured notes. The table below sets forth the key terms:
($ in millions)
Net proceeds from the offering will be used to make new portfolio investments ($110 million), to refinance the Series K senior notes ($125 million principal amount) which mature in June 2013, and for general corporate purposes. The private placement will close in April 2013, and there will be two fundings in connection with the transaction: $110 million will fund in April 2013, and $125 million will fund in June 2013. The closing is subject to investor due diligence, legal documentation and other standard closing conditions.
The senior notes will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration.
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.
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