SOURCE: Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund, Inc.

March 04, 2008 13:59 ET

Adviser to Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund, Inc. Announces Hiring of Monique Vo as Vice President of Investor Relations

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - March 4, 2008) - KA Fund Advisors, LLC ("Kayne Anderson"), which serves as the advisor to Kayne Anderson MLP Investment Company (NYSE: KYN), Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund (NYSE: KYE) and Kayne Anderson Energy Development Company (NYSE: KED), announces the hiring of Monique Vo as Vice President of Investor Relations.

Ms. Vo most recently served as Director of Investor Relations at Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP and Director of Financial Analysis at Copano Energy, L.L.C. where she developed financial and operational models for acquisition targets and provided analytical support for the partnership's commodity hedging program. Ms. Vo also served as Director of Strategic Analysis for Koch Industries focusing on the power industry and as an associate in the energy practice at Booz Allen Hamilton. Prior to working in the energy industry, Ms. Vo was a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories.

Ms. Vo earned an M.S. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A from Rice University.

The Kayne Anderson Energy Total Return Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940. The Fund's investment objective is to obtain a high total return with an emphasis on current income by investing primarily in securities of companies engaged in the energy industry, principally including publicly-traded energy-related master limited partnerships and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships and their affiliates, energy-related U.S. and Canadian royalty trusts and income trusts and other companies that derive at least 50% of their revenues from operating assets used in, or providing energy-related services for, the exploration, development, production, gathering, transportation, processing, storing, refining, distribution, mining or marketing of natural gas, natural gas liquids (including propane), crude oil, refined petroleum products or coal.

CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined under the U.S. federal securities laws. Generally, the words "believe," "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "project," "will" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, which generally are not historical in nature. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to materially differ from the Fund's historical experience and its present expectations or projections indicated in any forward-looking statement. These risks include, but are not limited to, changes in economic and political conditions; regulatory and legal changes; energy industry risk; commodity pricing risk; leverage risk; valuation risk; non-diversification risk; interest rate risk; tax risk; and other risks discussed in the Fund's filings with the SEC. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. The Fund undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements made herein. There is no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be attained.