Western Asset Middle Market Debt Fund Inc. (“XWAMX”) and Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. (“XWMFX”) Announce Distributions for March 2015

NEW YORK--()--Western Asset Middle Market Debt Fund Inc. (XWAMX) and Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. (XWMFX) announce quarterly distributions for the month of March 2015.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

            Month       Record Date   Ex-Dividend Date   Payable Date
March       3/20/2015   3/27/2015   3/27/2015
         
         
Ticker   Fund Name   Month   Amount   Type  

Change
from
Previous
Distribution

XWAMX Western Asset Middle Market Debt Fund Inc. Mar $22.0000 Income -
                     
XWMFX Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. Mar $22.5000 Income* $4.000
 

* The Fund has increased its distribution to a level that better approximates the level of net investment income generated by its portfolio during the quarter, as the Fund continued to invest the net proceeds from its initial offering.

This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is being provided to announce the amount of the Funds’ distributions that has been declared by the Board of Directors. In early 2016, after definitive information is available, the Funds will send shareholders a Form 1099-DIV, if applicable, specifying how the distributions paid by the Funds during the prior calendar year should be characterized for purposes of reporting the distributions on a shareholder’s tax return (e.g., ordinary income, long-term capital gain or return of capital).

Western Asset Middle Market Debt Fund Inc., a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company, is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., and is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company, an affiliate of the investment manager.

Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc., a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company, is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., and is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company, an affiliate of the investment manager.

Contact the Funds at 1-888-777-0102 for additional information, or consult the Funds’ web site at www.lmcef.com.

Data and commentary provided in this press release are for informational purposes only. Legg Mason and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Funds.

Contacts

Media:
Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

Contacts

Media:
Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com