Tortoise Capital Advisors Announces Distribution Dates And Amounts For Closed-End Funds

Certain closed-end funds managed by Tortoise Capital Advisors declared the following distributions today.
Fund   Ticker    

Distribution Amount

% Change from Prior Distribution

% Change from Prior Year
Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. TYG $0.5625 0.4% 1.8%
Tortoise Energy Capital Corp. TYY $0.4150 0.6% 2.5%
Tortoise North American Energy Corp. TYN $0.3900 0.6% 2.6%
Tortoise MLP Fund, Inc. NTG $0.4150 0.6% 1.2%
Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. TTP $0.4075 0.3% N/A

The TYG, TYY, TYN, NTG and TTP quarterly distributions will be paid on Sept. 4, 2012 to stockholders of record on Aug. 24, 2012. For tax purposes, the ultimate characterization of distributions will be made after the determination of earnings and profits after year-end. For book purposes, the source of distributions for TYG, TYY, TYN and NTG is estimated to be 100 percent return of capital; the source of distribution for TTP is estimated to be approximately 60-70 percent ordinary income with the remainder return of capital.
Fund   Ticker    

Distribution Amount

Tortoise Power and EnergyInfrastructure Fund, Inc.


The TPZ monthly distributions will be paid on Sept. 28, 2012, Oct. 31, 2012 and Nov. 30, 2012 to stockholders of record on the respective dates of Sept. 24, 2012, Oct. 24, 2012 and Nov. 23, 2012. TPZ will report the sources for these monthly distributions at the time of payment in the applicable Section 19(a) Notice.

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