Initial Public Offering

Energy
Initial Public Offering

Summary

Baird served as a co-manager in this offering

About

ClearBridge Energy MLP Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: EMO) (the “Fund”) recently completed an initial public offering of 27,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $20.00 per share. The offering generated approximately $540.0 million of gross proceeds. The Fund intends to invest the net proceeds from this offering in accordance with its investment objective and policies within three months after the completion of this offering.

The Fund is a newly organized, non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a high level of total return with an emphasis on making cash distributions to its shareholders. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in master limited partnerships in the energy sector.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Curtis Goot (314) 445-6540
Jim Penilla (314) 445-6536
Energy
Initial Public Offering
Date
June 2011
Company
ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc.
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Energy
Target Location
North America

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