ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. Announces Unaudited Balance Sheet Information as of Ap

ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. Announces Unaudited Balance Sheet Information as of April 30, 2013

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. (NYS: CTR) announced today the unaudited statement of assets and liabilities, the net asset value and asset coverage ratios of the Fund as of April 30, 2013. The information stated below will be provided by the 5th business day of each month.

As of April 30, 2013, the Fund's net assets were $866.2 million, and its net asset value per share was $22.66. As of April 30, 2013, the Fund's asset coverage ratio under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the "1940 act") with respect to total leverage was 445%.

As of April 30, 2013

Amount (millions)

Per Share

Investments

$ 1,214.7

$ 31.78

Cash and Cash Equivalents

1.8

0.05

Other Assets

5.2

0.13

Total Assets

$ 1,221.7

$ 31.96

Senior Notes*

$ 180.0

$ 4.71

Loans Outstanding*

70.0

1.83

Total Leverage

$ 250.0

$ 6.54

Deferred Tax Liability

$ 103.7

$ 2.71

Other Liabilities

1.8

0.05

Total Liabilities

$ 105.5

$ 2.76

Net Assets

$ 866.2

$ 22.66

Outstanding Shares

38,224,291

* As of April 30, 2013, the Fund's asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act was 445%.

Top Ten Holdings (as of April 30, 2013)**

Market

Name

Value (millions)

% of Investments

Kinder Morgan Management LLC Shares

$ 85.1

7.0%

Plains All American Pipeline LP

82.6

6.8%

MarkWest Energy Partners LP

79.8

6.6%

Enterprise Products Partners LP

73.2

6.0%

Access Midstream Partners

60.1

5.0%

Williams Partners LP

56.4

4.7%

Copano Energy LLC

52.2

4.3%

DCP Midstream Partners LP

50.3

4.1%

Targa Resources Partners LP

49.7

4.1%

Energy Transfer Equity Partners LP

46.9

3.9%

$ 636.3

52.5%

**Subject to change at any time

***Percent of Total Investments


ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return 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. ("Legg Mason").

This financial data is unaudited.

The Fund files its semi-annual and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as its complete schedule of portfolio holdings for the first and third quarters of each fiscal year on Form N-Q.These reports are available on the Commission's website atwww.sec.gov.To obtain information on Form N-Q or a semi-annual or annual report from the Fund, shareholders can call 1-888-777-0102.

For more information, please call 1-888-777-0102 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.



ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc.
Media Contact:
Maria Rosati, (212) 805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

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