Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Month of May 2015

NEW YORK--()--Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the month May 2015.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

                                                 
Month               Record Date               Ex-Dividend Date               Payable Date
May               5/22/2015               5/20/2015               5/29/2015
                                         

Ticker

     

Fund Name

     

Amount

     

Change from Previous
Distribution

                 
CEM ClearBridge Energy MLP Fund Inc. $0.4200* $0.0050
                         
 
EMO ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. $0.3650* $0.0050
                         
 
CTR ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. $0.3450* $0.0050
                         
 
CBA ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund Inc. $0.3050 -
                         
 

* In declaring the new rates, the Funds cited increased distributions received from the Funds’ energy MLP portfolio holdings which are reflected in the Funds’ increased distribution rates.

The distributions may be treated as dividend income, return of capital or a combination thereof for tax purposes. This press release is not for tax reporting purposes. In 2016, after definitive information is available, the Funds will send stockholders 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 stockholder’s tax return (e.g., dividend income or return of capital).

For more information about the Funds, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the Funds’ website at www.lmcef.com. Hard copies of the Funds’ complete audited financial statements are available free of charge upon request.

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

Contacts

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