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

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

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

 
Month     Record Date     Ex-Dividend Date     Payable Date
August     8/21/2015     8/19/2015     8/28/2015
Ticker   Fund Name   Amount  

Change from Previous
Distribution

CEM   ClearBridge Energy MLP Fund Inc.   $0.4300*   $0.0100
     
EMO ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. $0.3850* $0.0200
     
CTR ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. $0.3550* $0.0100
     
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:
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