Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. ("IGI") Announces Distributions for th

Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. ("IGI") Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2013

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. (NYS: IGI) today announced monthly distributions for March, April and May 2013.

The distribution schedule appears below:

Month

Ex-Date

Record Date

Payable Date

Amount

Type

March

03/13/2013

03/15/2013

03/22/2013

$0.1000

Income

April

04/17/2013

04/19/2013

04/26/2013

$0.1000

Income

May

05/22/2013

05/24/2013

05/31/2013

$0.1000

Income


This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is being provided to announce the amount of the Fund's distributions that have been declared by the Board of Directors. In early 2014, after definitive information is available, the Fund will send shareholders a Form 1099-DIV, if applicable, specifying how the distributions paid by the Fund during the prior calendar year should be characterized for purposes of reporting the distributions on a shareholder's tax return (e.g., ordinary income, long-term capital gain or return of capital).

Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc., a non-diversified, limited-term, closed-end management investment company, is managed 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 investment manager.

Contact the Fund at 1-888-777-0102 for additional information, or consult the Fund's web site at www.lmcef.com.

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 Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc.
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

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