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

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

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

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

Investment Strategy: The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in master limited partnerships ("MLPs") in the energy sector. The Fund considers MLPs to be in the energy sector if they derive at least 50% of their revenues from the businesses of exploring, developing, producing, gathering, transporting, processing, storing, refining, distributing, mining or marketing natural gas, natural gas liquids (including propane), crude oil, refined petroleum products or coal.


Portfolio Composition:*

Diversified Energy Infrastructure


Liquids Transportation & Storage




Natural Gas Transportation & Storage


Exploration & Production


Global Infrastructure







Top 10 Holdings

Enterprise Products Partners LP7.7%
Plains All American Pipeline LP6.9%
Energy Transfer Equity LP6.6%
Magellan Midstream Partners Ltd6.6%
Kinder Morgan Mgmt LLC SHS6.2%
Access Midstream Partners LP5.2%
Linn Energy LLC4.4%
MarkWest Energy Partners LP4.3%
Brookfield Infrastructure Part4.2%
El Paso Pipeline Partners LP3.9%

Portfolio Statistics:

Inception Date


June 25, 2010

Inception Price


Total Assets


Net Assets**




Fixed Rate Notes***


Market Price:




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


Distribution Rate

$ 0.3700 per share****


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


***Percentages are based on total assets.

On January 22, 2013 CEM announced it increased the distribution to be paid
on February 22, 2013 to $0.3800 per share up from $0.3700 the prior


ClearBridge Energy MLP 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


ClearBridge Energy MLP Fund Inc.
Investor Relations: 888-777-0102

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