February 03, 2012 at 08:30 AM EST
Western Asset Inflation Management Fund Inc. as of December 31, 2011

Western Asset Inflation Management Fund Inc. (NYSE: IMF) announces its portfolio composition as of December 31, 2011.

Investment Objective: The Fund’s primary investment objective is total return. Current income is a secondary objective.

Portfolio Composition*:

Asset Allocation

Inflation-Linked

94.6%

Mortgage-Backed Securities

1.4%

Emerging Market Debt

1.4%

Sovereign Debt External Currency

0.8%

Corporates External Currency

0.6%

High Yield Corporate Bonds

0.7%

Cash & Other Securities

1.9%

Credit Quality Allocation**

AAA 95.7%
A 0.5%
BBB 0.9%
BB 0.8%
B 0.1%
Not Rated 1.9%

Average Life (years)

9.3

Effective Duration (years)

8.1

Average Coupon (%)

2.1

Portfolio Statistics:

Inception Date

May 25, 2004

Inception Price

$20.00

Total Assets***

$137,507,319

Net Assets

$136,976,247

Loans****

0.00%

Preferred Shares****

0.00%

Reverse Repos****

0.00%

Market Price

$17.49

NAV

$19.39
(Daily NAV is available on market quotation systems using the symbol XIMFX.)

Distribution Rate

$0.0500 per share

Frequency

Monthly (Declared quarterly, paid monthly)
* Portfolio holdings and weightings are historical and are presented here for informational purposes only. They are subject to change at any time. Negative allocations and allocations in excess of 100%, if any, are primarily due to the Fund's unsettled trade activity.
**

Credit quality is a measure of a bond issuer's ability to repay interest and principal in a timely manner. The credit ratings shown are based on each portfolio security's rating as provided by Standard and Poor's, Moody's Investors Service and/or Fitch Ratings, Ltd. and typically range from AAA (highest) to D (lowest). For this purpose, if two or more of the agencies have assigned differing ratings to a security, the highest rating is used. Securities that are unrated by all three agencies are reflected as such. The credit quality of the investments in the Fund's portfolio does not apply to the stability or safety of the Fund. These ratings are updated monthly and may change over time. Please note, the Fund itself has not been rated by an independent rating agency.

*** The difference between total assets and net assets, if any, is due primarily to the Fund’s use of borrowings; net assets do not include borrowings. The Fund may employ leverage in the form of loans, preferred stock, reverse repurchase agreements and/or other instruments. When the Fund engages in transactions that have a leveraging effect on the Fund’s portfolio, the value of the Fund will be more volatile and all other risks will tend to be compounded.
**** Percentages are based on total assets.

Western Asset Inflation Management Fund Inc., a non-diversified closed-end investment management company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “IMF”, is advised 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 advisor.

An investment in the Fund involves risk, including loss of principal. Investment return and the value of shares will fluctuate. The credit quality ratings shown may change over time.

For more information, please call Fund Investor Services at 888-777-0102, or consult the Fund’s web site at www.leggmason.com/cef.

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Contacts:

Legg Mason, Inc.
Fund Investor Services, 888-777-0102
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