Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. Portfolio Composition as of March 31,

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Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc.Portfolio Compositionas of March 31, 2013

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. (NYS: IGI) announces its portfolio composition as of March 31, 2013.

Investment Objectives: The Fund's primary investment objective is to provide current income and then to liquidate and distribute substantially all of the Fund's net assets to stockholders on or about December 2, 2024. Capital appreciation is a secondary investment objective.


Investment Strategy: The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objectives by investing, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its net assets in investment grade corporate fixed income securities of varying maturities.

Portfolio Composition*:

   
 

Asset Allocation

Investment Grade Corporate Bonds

82.4%

High Yield Corporate Bonds

10.4%

Emerging Market

5.1%

Corporates External Currency

3.6%

Sovereign Debt External Currency

1.5%

Bank Loans

1.2%

Government

0.2%

Municipal

0.2%

Cash & Other Securities

0.6%

 

Credit Quality Allocation**

AAA0.2%
AA8.7%
A37.5%
BBB41.7%
BB7.6%
B3.4%
CCC0.2%
Not Rated0.6%
 

Top Ten Investment Grade Industries

Banking22.5%
Communications12.1%
Consumer Non Cyclical7.3%
Insurance6.6%
Energy6.2%
Finance Companies5.8%
Electric4.7%
Natural Gas4.3%
Basic Industry3.6%
Capital Goods3.2%
 

Top Five High Yield Industries

Electric2.0%
Finance Companies1.9%
Banking1.4%
Communications1.2%
Basic Industry0.8%
 

Average Life (years)

11.1

Effective Duration (years)

6.7

Average Coupon (%)

6.6
 

Portfolio Statistics:

 

Inception Date

June 26, 2009

Inception Price

$20.00

Total Assets***

$241,384,115

Loans

0.0%

Preferred Shares

0.0%

Reverse Repos

0.0%

 

Market Price

$22.90

NAV

$22.29

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

 

Distribution Amount

$0.1000 per share

Frequency Monthly

(declared monthly, paid monthly)

* Portfolio holdings and weightings are historical and are presented here for
informational purposes only. They are subject to change at any time.
Negative allocations and allocations in excess of 100%, if any, are primarily
due to the Fund's unsettled trade activity.

** Credit quality is a measure of a bond issuer's ability to repay interest and
principal in a timely manner. The credit ratings shown are based on each
portfolio security's rating as provided by Standard and Poor's, Moody's
Investors Service and/or Fitch Ratings, Ltd. and typically range from AAA
(highest) to D (lowest), or an equivalent and/or similar rating. For this
purpose, when two or more of the agencies have assigned differing ratings
to a security, the highest rating is used. Securities that are unrated by all
three agencies are reflected as such. The credit quality of the investments
in the Fund's portfolio does not apply to the stability or safety of the Fund.
These ratings are updated monthly and may change over time. Please
note, the Fund itself has not been rated by an independent rating agency.

*** The Fund will not leverage its capital structure by issuing senior securities such
as preferred shares or debt instruments. The Fund will also not borrow money
for the purpose of leverage. The Fund may invest in reverse repurchase
agreements and/or other instruments which can increase the risks and
volatility of the Fund.

 

Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc., a non-diversified closed-end investment management company, is advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., and is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company, an affiliate of the advisor.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. An investment in the Fund involves risk, including loss of principal. 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 Fund Investor Relations at 888-777-0102 or consult the Fund's web site at http://www.lmcef.com.

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Legg Mason
Media
Maria Rosati, 1-212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

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