Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of July

Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Financial Position as of July 31, 2013

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYS: GDO) today announced the financial position of the Fund as of July 31, 2013.

      
Current QPrevious QPrior Yr Q
July 31, 2013April 30, 2013July 31, 2012
Total Assets (a)$378,267,819$376,435,048$370,884,954
Total Net Assets (a)$308,458,054$322,962,767$305,374,553
NAV Per Share of Common Stock (b)$20.10$21.04$19.97
Market Price Per Share$17.96$19.99$19.65
Premium / (Discount)(10.65)%(4.99)%(1.60)%
Outstanding Shares15,346,77615,346,77615,292,282
 
Total Net Investment Income (c)$4,646,034$4,564,669$5,195,716
Total Net Realized/Unrealized Gain/(Loss) (c)$(13,779,376)$4,575,296$4,798,096
Net Increase (Decrease) in Net Assets From Operations (c)$(9,133,342)$9,139,965$9,993,812
 

Earnings per Common Share Outstanding

Total Net Investment Income (c)$0.30$0.30$0.34
Total Net Realized/Unrealized Gain/(Loss) (c)$(0.90)$0.30$0.31
Net Increase (Decrease) in Net Assets From Operations (c)$(0.60)$0.60$0.65
 
Undistributed/(Overdistributed) Net Investment Income (d)$5,599,853$6,325,191$(2,653,214)
Undistributed/(Overdistributed) Net Investment Income
Per Share (d)$0.36$0.41$(0.17)
 
Loan Outstanding (d)N/AN/AN/A
Preferred Shares Outstanding (d)N/AN/AN/A
Reverse Repurchase Agreements (d)$68,000,000$50,000,000$65,000,000
 

Footnotes:

(a)   

The difference between total assets and total net assets is due primarily to the Fund's use of borrowings; total net assets do not include borrowings.

(b)NAVs are calculated as of the close of business on the last business day in the periods indicated above.
(c)For the quarter indicated.
(d)As of the date indicated above.

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.

Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, limited-term, closed-end management investment company that is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc. It is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company ("WAMCo") and certain of WAMCo's foreign-based affiliates; WAMCo and its affiliates are also affiliates of the investment manager.

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.



Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc.
Media:
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

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