Tortoise Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Updates as of May 31, 2021 for TYG, NTG, TTP, NDP, TPZ and TEAF
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Tortoise Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Updates as of May 31, 2021 for TYG, NTG, TTP, NDP, TPZ and TEAF

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LEAWOOD, KS / ACCESSWIRE / June 1, 2021 / 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 May 31, 2021, the company's unaudited total assets were approximately $580.6 million and its unaudited net asset value was $409.2 million, or $34.31 per share.

As of May 31, 2021, the company's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 468 percent, and its coverage ratio for preferred shares was 369 percent. For more information on the company's coverage ratios, please refer to the leverage summary web page at https://cef.tortoiseecofin.com.

Set forth below is a summary of the company's unaudited preliminary balance sheet at May 31, 2021.

Unaudited preliminary balance sheet

 
  (in Millions)     Per Share  
Investments
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Receivable for Investments Sold
  $

 
525.5
0.3
1.5
    $

 
44.06
0.02
0.13
 
Current Tax Asset
    52.1       4.36  
Other Assets
    1.2       0.11  
Total Assets
    580.6       48.68  
 
               
Short-Term Borrowings
    31.9       2.67  
Senior Notes
    87.9       7.37  
Preferred Stock
    32.3       2.71  
Total Leverage
    152.1       12.75  
 
               
Payable for Investments Purchased
Other Liabilities
    3.5
3.3
      0.30
0.27
 
Current Tax Liability
    12.5       1.05  
Net Assets
  $ 409.2     $ 34.31  
 
               


11.93 million common shares currently outstanding.

Tortoise Midstream Energy Fund, Inc. (NYSE:NTG) today announced that as of May 31, 2021, the company's unaudited total assets were approximately $287.2 million and its unaudited net asset value was $206.3 million, or $36.56 per share.

As of May 31, 2021, the company's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 466 percent, and its coverage ratio for preferred shares was 387 percent. For more information on the company's coverage ratios, please refer to the leverage summary web page at https://cef.tortoiseecofin.com.

Set forth below is a summary of the company's unaudited preliminary balance sheet at May 31, 2021.

Unaudited preliminary balance sheet

 
  (in Millions)     Per Share  
Investments
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Receivable for Investments Sold
  $

 
285.5
0.3
0.8
    $

 
50.59
0.06
0.13
 
Other Assets
    0.6       0.12  
Total Assets
    287.2       50.90  
 
               
Short-Term Borrowings
    52.5       9.30  
Senior Notes
    7.2       1.27  
Preferred Stock
    12.2       2.17  
Total Leverage
    77.9       12.74  
 
               
Payable for Investments Purchased
Other Liability
Current Tax Liability
    1.8
1.1
6.1
      0.34
0.19
1.07
 
Net Assets
  $ 206.3     $ 36.56  
 
               

5.64 million common shares currently outstanding.

Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. (NYSE:TTP) today announced that as of May 31, 2021, the company's unaudited total assets were approximately $88.2 million and its unaudited net asset value was $66.0 million, or $28.96 per share.

As of May 31, 2021, the company's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 599 percent, and its coverage ratio for preferred shares was 421 percent. For more information on the company's coverage ratios, please refer to the leverage summary web page at https://cef.tortoiseecofin.com.

Set forth below is a summary of the company's unaudited preliminary balance sheet at May 31, 2021.

Unaudited preliminary balance sheet

 
  (in Millions)     Per Share  
Investments
  84.7     37.15  
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Receivable for Investments Sold
    1.7
1.5
      0.74
0.66
 
Other Assets
    0.3       0.15  
Total Assets
    88.2       38.70  
Senior Notes
    14.5       6.34  
Preferred Stock
    6.1       2.68  
Total Leverage
    20.6       9.02  
 
               
Payable for Investments Purchased
Other Liabilities
    1.0
0.6
      0.44
0.28
 
Net Assets
  66.0     28.96  
 
               

2.28 million common shares currently outstanding.

TTP has completed approximately $3.8 million of share repurchases under the publicly announced repurchase plan allowing up to $5.0 million through August 31, 2021. Under the program, TTP has repurchased 224,671 shares of its common stock at an average price of $16.767 and an average discount to NAV of 21.2%.

Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. (NYSE:NDP) today announced that as of May 31, 2021, the company's unaudited total assets were approximately $46.9 million and its unaudited net asset value was $42.6 million, or $23.06 per share.

As of May 31, 2021, the company's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 1,282 percent. For more information on the company's coverage ratios, please refer to the leverage summary web page at https://cef.tortoiseecofin.com.

Set forth below is a summary of the company's unaudited preliminary balance sheet at May 31, 2021.

Unaudited preliminary balance sheet

 
  (in Millions)     Per Share  
Investments
  45.7     24.81  
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Receivable for Investments Sold
    0.5
0.5
      0.25
0.25
 
Other Assets
    0.2       0.10  
Total Assets
    46.9       25.41  
 
               
Credit Facility Borrowings
    3.6       1.95  
 
               
Payable for Investments Purchased
Other Liabilities
    0.4
0.3
      0.25
0.15
 
 Net Assets
  42.6     23.06  
 
               

1.85 million common shares currently outstanding.

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (NYSE:TPZ) today announced that as of May 31, 2021, the company's unaudited total assets were approximately $129.2 million and its unaudited net asset value was $103.9 million, or $15.70 per share.

As of May 31, 2021, the company's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 533 percent. For more information on the company's coverage ratios, please refer to the leverage summary web page at https://cef.tortoiseecofin.com.

Set forth below is a summary of the company's unaudited preliminary balance sheet at May 31, 2021.

Unaudited preliminary balance sheet

 
  (in Millions)     Per Share  
Investments
  125.3     18.94  
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Receivable for Investments Sold
    1.8
0.8
      0.27
0.11
 
Other Assets
    1.3       0.20  
Total Assets
    129.2       19.52  
 
               
Credit Facility Borrowings
    24.0       3.63  
 
               
Payable for Investments Purchased
Other Liabilities
    0.7
0.6
      0.10
0.09
 
Net Assets
  103.9     15.70  
 
               

6.62 million common shares currently outstanding.

TPZ has completed approximately $3.8 million of share repurchases under the publicly announced repurchase plan allowing up to $5.0 million through August 31, 2021. Under the program, TPZ has repurchased 334,776 shares of its common stock at an average price of $11.291 and an average discount to NAV of 19.8%

Tortoise Essential Assets Income Term Fund (NYSE:TEAF) today announced that as of May 31, 2021, the company's unaudited total assets were approximately $259.2 million and its unaudited net asset value was $227.3 million, or $16.85 per share.

As of May 31, 2021, the company's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities representing indebtedness was 848 percent. For more information on the company's coverage ratios, please refer to the leverage summary web page at https://cef.tortoiseecofin.com.

Set forth below is a summary of the company's unaudited preliminary balance sheet at May 31, 2021.

Unaudited preliminary balance sheet

 
  (in Millions)     Per Share  
Investments
  255.1     18.91  
Cash and Cash Equivalents
Receivable for Investments Sold
    0.6
0.1
      0.04
0.01
 
Other Assets
    3.4       0.25  
Total Assets
    259.2       19.21  
 
               
Credit Facility Borrowings
    30.4       2.25  
 
               
Other Liabilities
    1.5       0.11  
Net Assets
  227.3     16.85  
 
               

13.49 million common shares 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.tortoiseecofin.com.

About Tortoise

Tortoise focuses on energy & power infrastructure and the transition to cleaner energy. Tortoise's solid track record of energy value chain investment experience and research dates back more than 20 years. As one of the earliest investors in midstream energy, Tortoise believes it is well-positioned to be at the forefront of the global energy evolution that is underway. 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 www.TortoiseEcofin.com.

Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C. 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. Ecofin Advisors Limited is a sub-adviser to Tortoise Essential Assets Income Term Fund.

For additional information on these funds, please visit cef.tortoiseecofin.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.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

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 funds 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 fund'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 funds and Tortoise Capital Advisors do not assume a duty to update this forward-looking statement.

Contact information
For more information contact Maggie Zastrow at (913) 981-1020 or [email protected].

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