HOUSTON, April 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kayne Anderson NextGen Energy & Infrastructure, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE: KMF) announced that it reached a conditional agreement with institutional investors relating to a private placement of $20 million of mandatory redeemable preferred shares (“MRP Shares”). The private placement is expected to close on or about May 11, 2021.
Net proceeds will be used to refinance existing leverage and for general corporate purposes. The table below sets forth the key terms of the floating rate MRP Shares to be issued:
($ in millions)
|Series I||$20||3-month LIBOR + 175 bps||6/1/2026|
Closing of this transaction is subject to investor due diligence, legal documentation, and other standard closing conditions. The MRP Shares issued in connection with this private placement 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 NextGen Energy & Infrastructure, Inc. (NYSE: KMF) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, whose common stock is traded on the NYSE. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a high level of total return with an emphasis on making cash distributions to its stockholders. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its total assets in securities of Energy Companies and Infrastructure Companies. The Fund anticipates that the majority of its investments will consist of investments in ”NextGen” companies, which it defines as Energy Companies and Infrastructure Companies that are meaningfully participating in, or benefitting from, the Energy Transition. See Glossary of Key Terms in the Fund’s most recent quarterly report for a description of these investment categories and the meaning of capitalized terms.
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