ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2012

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ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition as of December 31, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYS: EMO) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2012.

Investment Objective: The Fund seeks to provide long-term investors a high level of total return with an emphasis on cash distributions.


Investment Strategy: The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing at least 80% of its managed assets in master limited partnerships ("MLPs") in the energy sector under normal market conditions. The Fund focuses on MLPs with operations in crude oil, natural gas liquids and refined products infrastructure, though this may change over time, as the dynamic nature of the energy markets may create new and potentially attractive opportunities.

Portfolio Composition:*

              

Liquids Transportation & Storage

30.9%

Diversified Energy Infrastructure

29.8%

Gathering/Processing

28.1%

Exploration & Production

4.1%

Shipping

4.0%

Propane

1.3%

Natural Gas Transportation & Storage

0.4%

Cash

1.5%

 
 

Top 10 Holdings

Enterprise Products Partners LP8.1%
Kinder Morgan Management LLC SHS6.6%
Plains All American Pipeline LP6.6%
Energy Transfer Equity LP5.9%
MarkWest Energy Partners LP5.3%
Copano Energy LLC5.1%
Targa Resources Partners LP5.0%
Enbridge Energy Partners LP LT4.8%
Magellan Midstream Partners LP4.0%
Oiltanking Partners LP Unit3.9%
                         

Portfolio Statistics:

Inception Date

June 10, 2011

Inception Price

$20.00

Total Assets

$839,619,558

Net Assets**

$607,948,884

Loans***

22.51%

Preferred Shares***

0.00%

Reverse Repos***

0.00%
 

Market Price:

$20.74

NAV

$19.69

(Daily NAV is available on market quotation systems using the symbol XEMOX.)

 

Distribution Rate

$ 0.3350 per share****

Frequency

Quarterly (declared quarterly, paid quarterly)

 

*

Portfolio holdings and weightings are historical and are presented here for informational purposes only. They are subject to change at any time.

**

The difference between total assets and net assets, if any, is due primarily to the Fund's use of borrowings and other liabilities; net assets do not include borrowings. The Fund may employ leverage in the form of loans, preferred stock, reverse repurchase agreements and/or other instruments. When the Fund engages in transactions that have a leveraging effect on the Fund's portfolio, the value of the Fund will be more volatile and all other risks will tend to be compounded.

***

Percentages are based on total assets.

****

On January 22, 2013 EMO announced it increased the distribution to be paid on February 22, 2013 to $0.3400 per share up from $0.3350 the prior quarter.

 

ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company which is advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC ("LMPFA") and subadvised by ClearBridge Investments, LLC ("ClearBridge"). LMPFA and ClearBridge are wholly owned subsidiaries of Legg Mason, Inc.

An investment in the Fund involves risk, including loss of principal. The Fund's concentration of investments in energy related MLPs subject it to the risks of investing in MLPs and the energy sector. Investment return and the value of shares will fluctuate.

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 Fund.

For more information, please call Investor Relations: 888-777-0102, or consult the Fund's web site at http://www.lmcef.com.

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Media Contact:
ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc.
Maria Rosati, 1-212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

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