First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FIF) has
declared the Fund's regularly scheduled monthly common share
distribution payable on June 15, 2012 to shareholders of record as of
June 5, 2012. The ex-dividend date is expected to be June 1, 2012. The
monthly distribution information for the Fund appears below.
First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (FIF):
Distribution per share:
Distribution Rate based on the May 18, 2012 NAV of $21.66:
Distribution Rate based on the May 18, 2012 closing market price of
The distribution may consist of net investment income earned by the
Fund, net short-term realized capital gains and/or tax-deferred return
of capital. Tax-deferred return of capital, if any, is primarily due to
the tax treatment of cash distributions made by master-limited
partnerships ("MLPs") in which the Fund invests. The final determination
of the source of tax status of all 2012 distributions will be made after
the end of 2012.
The Fund is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company
that seeks to provide a high level of total return with an emphasis on
current distributions paid to shareholders. The Fund seeks to achieve
its investment objectives by investing primarily in securities of
companies engaged in the energy infrastructure sector. These companies
principally include publicly-traded MLPs and limited liability companies
taxed as partnerships, MLP affiliates, Canadian income trusts and their
successor companies, pipeline companies, utilities, and other companies
that derive at least 50% of their revenues from operating or providing
services in support of infrastructure assets such as pipelines, power
transmission and petroleum and natural gas storage in the petroleum,
natural gas and power generation industries.
First Trust Advisors L.P., the Fund's investment advisor, along with its
affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P., are privately-held companies
which provide a variety of investment services, including asset
management and financial advisory services, with collective assets under
management or supervision of approximately $56 billion as of April 30,
2012 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end
funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts.
Energy Income Partners, LLC ("EIP") serves as the Fund's investment
sub-advisor and provides advisory services to a number of investment
companies and partnerships for the purpose of investing in MLPs and
other energy infrastructure securities. EIP is one of the early
investment advisors specializing in this area. As of March 31, 2012, EIP
managed or supervised approximately $1.6 billion in client assets.
Past performance is no assurance of future results. Investment return
and market value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate. Shares,
when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost.
Principal Risk Factors: Investment in this Fund involves Investment and
Market Risk, Market Discount from Net Asset Value Risk, Management Risk,
Potential Conflicts of Interest Risk, Investment Concentration Risk,
Industry Specific Risk, Cash Flow Risk, MLP Tax Risk, Non-U.S.
Securities Risk, Failure to Quality as a Regulated Investment Company
Risk, Tax Law Change Risk, Deferred Tax Risk, Delay in Investing the
Proceeds Risk, Equity Securities Risk, Canadian Income Equities Risk,
Leverage Risk, Derivatives Risk, Portfolio Turnover Risk, Competition
Risk, Restricted Securities Risk, Liquidity Risk, Valuation Risk,
Interest Rate Risk, Non-Diversification Risk, Anti-Takeover Provisions,
Inflation Risk, Certain Affiliations and Secondary Market for the Fund's
Common Shares. The risks of investing in the Fund are spelled out in the
prospectus, shareholder reports and other regulatory filings.
The Fund's daily closing New York Stock Exchange price and net asset
value per share as well as other information can be found at www.ftportfolios.com
or by calling 1-800-988-5891.
First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund
Press Inquiries: Jane Doyle,
Analyst Inquiries: Jeff Margolin, 630-915-6784
Inquiries: Jeff Margolin, 630-915-6784