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


Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain
closed end funds have declared their distributions for the month of May

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

Month       Record Date       Ex-Dividend Date       Payable Date
May       5/24/2018       5/23/2018       5/31/2018
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 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
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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