|First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (FIF):|
|Distribution per share:||$0.1085|
|Distribution Rate based on the November 19, 2012 NAV of $22.03:||5.91%|
|Distribution Rate based on the November 19, 2012 closing market price of $20.36:||6.39%|
First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FIF) has declared the Fund’s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution payable on December 10, 2012 to shareholders of record as of December 5, 2012. The ex-dividend date is expected to be December 3, 2012. The distribution information for the Fund appears below.
This distribution consists of net short-term realized capital gains. The final determination of the source and tax status of all distributions paid in 2012 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.