Energy Income Partners, LLC Profile
Energy Income Partners is an investment management firm operating as a hedge fund sponsor. The company is based out of Westport, Cincinnati and was founded in 2003 and currently has 13 employees with 6 of them being investment professionals. Energy Income Partners, as its name suggests, manages investments in infrastructures such as pipelines, storage, and terminals, focusing on Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and their affiliates, Yield Corporations (YieldCos) pipeline and power utilities in the U.S. and Canada. The company operates through a partnership structure with the majority ownership in the company being owned by Duntrune Capital Partners LLC, which alone owns over a third of the company’s total ownership, Ft Eip Ventures, LLC, Eip Longville LLC, Eip Ep LLC, and various key executives, in order of decreasing ownership. Energy Income Partners invests most heavily in the energy sector, which alone makes almost two thirds of its total asset allocations, and also invests in the utilities and telecommunications sector, which makes up another third of its allocated assets, with the remaining assets invested in the industrials sector, among others to a much lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocation. The company’s top holding in Kinder Morgan Inc. alone makes up over 10% of its total asset allocations with the company’s top 10 holdings make up almost half of its holdings, and the firm has a 16.6% turnover rate. Energy Income Partners currently holds almost $6 billion in total assets under management spread across 855 accounts, all of which are discretionary. Both its total assets under management and total number of accounts have been increasing in recent years with its total managed assets growing significantly from $265 million to well over 20 times that amount today. The company mainly caters to high net worth individuals, which alone makes up almost three quarters of its client base, and also provides to individuals, charities, investment companies, pooled investment vehicles, corporations, and others, in order of decreasing clientele.