Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions For The Months Of December 2016, January And February 2017

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of December 2016, January and February 2017.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:
                   
Month     Record Date     Ex-Dividend Date     Payable Date
December     12/23/2016     12/21/2016     12/30/2016
January     1/20/2017     1/18/2017     1/27/2017
February     2/17/2017     2/15/2017     2/24/2017
           
           
Ticker   Fund Name   Month   Amount       Type   Change from Previous Distribution
 
TLI Western Asset Corporate Loan Fund Inc. Dec $0.07250 Income -
Jan $0.07250 Income
        Feb   $0.07250       Income    
 
HIX Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Dec $0.05400 a Income $(0.0025)
Jan $0.05400 Income
        Feb   $0.05400       Income    
 
HIO Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. Dec $0.03050 a Income $(0.0050)
Jan $0.03050 Income
        Feb   $0.03050       Income    
 
HYI Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Dec $0.10250 a Income $(0.0075)
Jan $0.10250 Income
        Feb   $0.10250       Income    
 
EHI Western Asset Global High Income Fund Inc. Dec $0.08000 a Income $(0.01625)
Jan $0.08000 Income
        Feb   $0.08000       Income    
 
GDO Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Dec $0.11350 Income -
Jan $0.11350 Income
        Feb   $0.11350       Income    
 
GFY Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. Dec $0.07750 Income -
Jan $0.07750 Income
        Feb   $0.07750       Income    
 
IGI Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. Dec $0.05379 a Income $(0.0100) b
Dec $0.03621 LTCG
Jan $0.09000 Income
        Feb   $0.09000       Income    
 
DMO Western Asset Mortgage Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. Dec $0.23500 Income -
Jan $0.23500 Income
        Feb   $0.23500       Income    
 
SBI Western Asset Intermediate Muni Fund Inc. Dec $0.03640 a Income $(0.0036)
Jan $0.03640 Income
        Feb   $0.03640       Income    
 
MMU Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund Inc. Dec $0.06300 a Income $(0.0020)
Jan $0.06300 Income
        Feb   $0.06300       Income    
 
MHF Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund Inc. Dec $0.02550 a Income $(0.0010)
Jan $0.02550 Income
        Feb   $0.02550       Income    
 
MNP Western Asset Municipal Partners Fund Inc. Dec $0.06750 a Income $(0.0050)
Jan $0.06750 Income
        Feb   $0.06750       Income    
 
MTT Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. Dec $0.08400

Income -
Jan $0.08400 Income
        Feb   $0.08400       Income    
 

Abbreviations: LTCG - Long-Term Capital Gains; STCG - Short-Term Capital Gains a The Fund has decreased its distributions to a level that better approximates the current level of net investment income generated by its investment portfolio. b IGI - reflects change from November 2016 distribution to December 2016 total distribution of $0.0900 ($0.05379 per share from income and $0.03621 per share from LTCG).† Included in the December monthly distribution is taxable ordinary income of $0.0008 per share for SBI, $0.0021 per share for MMU, $0.001242 per share for MHF, $0.0030 per share for MNP and $0.015378 per share for MTT.

This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is being provided to announce the amount of each Fund's distributions that have been declared by the Board of Directors. In early 2017 and early 2018, after definitive information is available, each Fund will send shareholders a Form 1099-DIV, if applicable, specifying how the distributions paid by each 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).

For more information about the Funds, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the Fund's web site at www.lmcef.com. Hard copies of the Funds' complete audited financial statement are available free of charge upon request.

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 Funds.

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