PRESS RELEASE


Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Month of November 2018


November 12, 2018

 

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the month November 2018.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

Month   Record Date   Ex-Dividend Date   Payable Date
November 11/23/2018 11/21/2018 11/30/2018
Ticker   Fund Name   Amount   Change from Previous Distribution

CEM

ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc.1

$

0.3550

-

EMO

ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc.2 $ 0.3200 -

CTR

ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc.3

$ 0.2900 -

ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund Inc. (CBA) is currently scheduled to merge into the ClearBridge Energy Opportunity Fund Inc. (EMO) after the close of business on November 16, 2018. After the merger, CBA investors will become holders of EMO and will receive distributions based on their shares of EMO.

1 Prior to October 22, 2018, Clearbridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. was known as Clearbridge Energy MLP Fund Inc.

2 After the close of business on November 16, 2018, ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. will change its name to Clearbridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc.

3 Prior to October 22, 2018, Clearbridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. was known as Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc.

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 2019, 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.

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