First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund Declares Year-End Long-Term And Short Term Capital Gain Distributions And An Increase In Its Monthly Common Share Distribution To $0.11 Per Share For January 2013

First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FIF) has declared long-term and short-term capital gain distributions, as well as an increase to its regular scheduled monthly common share distribution. The distribution information for the Fund appears below.
        Distribution            

Distribution Type

Character

Per Share

Ex-Date

Record Date

Payable Date
Special Long-Term Capital Gain $0.095 12/21/12 12/26/12 12/31/12
Special Short-Term Capital Gain $0.988 12/21/12 12/26/12 12/31/12
Monthly Short-Term Capital Gain $0.110 12/21/12 12/26/12 01/15/13
         

First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (FIF):
Monthly Distribution per share: $0.110
Distribution Rate based on the December 11, 2012 NAV of $22.45: 5.88%
Distribution Rate based on the December 11, 2012 closing market price of $21.98: 6.01%
Increase from previous monthly distribution of $0.1085: 1.38%
 

These distributions consist of net short-term and long-term realized capital gains. The final determination of the source and tax status of all 2012 distributions will be made after the end of 2012.

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