Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Month of May 2017

NEW YORK--()--Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the month May 2017.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

                                     
Month           Record Date           Ex-Dividend Date           Payable Date
May           05/19/2017           05/17/2017           06/01/2017
                 
Ticker       Fund Name       Amount       Change from Previous Distribution

CEM

ClearBridge Energy MLP Fund Inc.

$0.3550

-

                 
EMO ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. $0.3200 -
                 
CTR ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. $0.2900 -
                 
CBA ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund Inc. $0.2000 -
                 

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 2018, 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
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

Contacts

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