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

October 18, 2017


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

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

Month   Record Date   Ex-Dividend Date   Payable Date
August   08/25/2017   08/23/2017   09/01/2017
Ticker  Fund Name  Amount  

Change from Previous

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 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.



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