Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2017, January and February 2018

NEW YORK--()--Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of December 2017, January and February 2018.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

                         
Month       Record Date       Ex-Dividend Date       Payable Date
December       12/22/2017       12/21/2017       12/29/2017
January       1/19/2018       1/18/2018       2/01/2018
February       2/16/2018       2/15/2018       3/01/2018
                 
                         
Ticker       Fund Name     Month     Amount           Type    

Change
from
Previous
Distribution

TLI Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund Inc. Dec $0.05300 a Income $(0.0070)
Jan $0.05300 Income
              Feb     $0.05300           Income      
HIX Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Dec $0.04600 a Income $(0.0030)
Jan $0.04600 Income
              Feb     $0.04600           Income      
HIO Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Dec $0.02750 a Income $(0.0015)
Jan $0.02750 Income
              Feb     $0.02750           Income      
HYI Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Dec $0.09000 a Income $(0.0050)
Jan $0.09000 Income
              Feb     $0.09000           Income      
EHI Western Asset Global High Income Fund Inc. Dec $0.06350 a Income $(0.0030)
Jan $0.06350 Income
              Feb     $0.06350           Income      
GDO Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Dec $0.11350 Income -
Jan $0.11350 Income
              Feb     $0.11350           Income      
GFY Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Dec $0.07750 Income -
Jan $0.07750 Income
              Feb     $0.07750           Income      
IGI Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. Dec $0.02918 b Income -
Dec $0.05582 b LTCG
Jan $0.08500 Income
              Feb     $0.08500           Income      
DMO Western Asset Mortgage Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Dec $0.22500 Income -
Jan $0.22500 Income
              Feb     $0.22500           Income      
SBI Western Asset Intermediate Muni Fund Inc. Dec $0.03400 Income -
Jan $0.03400 Income
              Feb     $0.03400           Income      
MMU Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund Inc. Dec $0.06300 Income -
Jan $0.06300 Income
              Feb     $0.06300           Income      
MHF Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund Inc. Dec $0.02550 Income -
Jan $0.02550 Income
              Feb     $0.02550           Income      
MNP Western Asset Municipal Partners Fund Inc. Dec $0.06250 Income -
Jan $0.06250 Income
              Feb     $0.06250           Income      
MTT Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. Dec $0.08400 Income -
Jan $0.08400 Income
              Feb     $0.08400           Income      
a   The Fund has decreased its distributions to a level that better approximates the current level of net investment income generated by its investment portfolio.
b 0.02918 per share from income and $0.05582 per share from LTCG – Total Distribution - $0.08500 per share.
LTCG – Long-Term Capital Gain
 

This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is being provided to announce the amount of each Fund’s distributions that have been declared by the Board of Directors. In early 2018 and early 2019, after definitive information is available, each Fund will send shareholders a Form 1099-DIV, if applicable, specifying how the distributions paid by each Fund 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).

For more information about the Funds, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the Fund’s web site at www.lmcef.com. Hard copies of the Funds’ complete audited financial statement 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

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

Contacts

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