Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Month of May 2021

NEW YORK--()--Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the month of May 2021.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:



Record Date


Ex-Dividend Date


Payable Date










Fund Name




Change from Previous Distribution



ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc.







ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc.







ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc.






The increased distribution rates better align with each Fund’s cash flows.

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 early 2022, 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).

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. (“Franklin Resources”).

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. Franklin Resources and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Funds.

Category: Distribution Related

Source: Franklin Resources, Inc.

Source: Legg Mason Closed End Funds


Investor: Fund Investor Services 1-888-777-0102

Release Summary

Category: Distribution Related


Investor: Fund Investor Services 1-888-777-0102