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

January 22, 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 February 2018.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:


      Record Date       Ex-Dividend Date       Payable Date
February       02/16/2018       02/15/2018       03/01/2018
Ticker       Fund Name       Amount       Change from Previous Distribution


    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 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 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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