Municipal Partners Fund Inc. as of March 31, 2001

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Municipal Partners Fund Inc.

    NEW YORK, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Municipal Partners Fund Inc. (NYSE:  
 MNP) as of March 31, 2001:
     Investment Objective: The Fund seeks as high a level of current income
 exempt from regular Federal income tax as is consistent with preservation of
 principal:
 
     Portfolio Composition*
 
     Industry Allocations
     Housing                                            15.9%
     Industrial Development Revenue                      14.6
     Transportation                                      13.9
     Water                                               12.9
     Health Care                                         11.4
     Education                                            8.9
     General Obligation                                   7.8
     Power                                                5.7
     Tax Revenue                                          4.6
     General Revenue                                      3.2
     Pre-Refunded                                         1.1
 
     Credit Quality (Higher of S&P or Moody's)
     AAA                                                47.7%
     AA                                                  28.8
     A                                                   13.9
     BBB                                                  9.6
 
     Average Effective Maturity                          10.5 years
     Average Leveraged Duration                          13.9 years
     Average Unleveraged Duration                         9.4 years
 
     * Portfolio holdings and weightings are subject to change at any time.
 
     Portfolio Statistics
 
     Inception Date                          January 29, 1993
     Leverage (Preferred Stock)                   $40 million
     Leverage Percentage                                32.5%
 
     Average Price                                    $103.10
     Average Coupon                                     6.02%
     Total Net Assets                          $123.2 million
     Dividend Rate                          $0.0612 per share
     Frequency                                        Monthly
     Market Price                                      $12.76
     NAV                                               $14.45
 
     Call Statistics
     Non-Callable                                        2.2%
     2002                                                 2.4
     2003                                                11.2
     2004                                                17.5
     2005                                                13.4
     2006                                                10.4
     2007                                                12.7
     2008                                                 2.3
     2009                                                 7.6
     2010                                                17.9
     2011                                                 2.4
 
     Municipal Partners Fund Inc. is a diversified investment management
 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "MNP."
 PIMCO Advisors LP is the Investment Manager.  Salomon Brothers Asset
 Management Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Salomon Smith Barney Holding
 Inc., serves as the Fund's Investment Adviser.
     For more information, call 1-888-777-0102.
 
 

SOURCE Municipal Partners Fund Inc.
    NEW YORK, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Municipal Partners Fund Inc. (NYSE:  
 MNP) as of March 31, 2001:
     Investment Objective: The Fund seeks as high a level of current income
 exempt from regular Federal income tax as is consistent with preservation of
 principal:
 
     Portfolio Composition*
 
     Industry Allocations
     Housing                                            15.9%
     Industrial Development Revenue                      14.6
     Transportation                                      13.9
     Water                                               12.9
     Health Care                                         11.4
     Education                                            8.9
     General Obligation                                   7.8
     Power                                                5.7
     Tax Revenue                                          4.6
     General Revenue                                      3.2
     Pre-Refunded                                         1.1
 
     Credit Quality (Higher of S&P or Moody's)
     AAA                                                47.7%
     AA                                                  28.8
     A                                                   13.9
     BBB                                                  9.6
 
     Average Effective Maturity                          10.5 years
     Average Leveraged Duration                          13.9 years
     Average Unleveraged Duration                         9.4 years
 
     * Portfolio holdings and weightings are subject to change at any time.
 
     Portfolio Statistics
 
     Inception Date                          January 29, 1993
     Leverage (Preferred Stock)                   $40 million
     Leverage Percentage                                32.5%
 
     Average Price                                    $103.10
     Average Coupon                                     6.02%
     Total Net Assets                          $123.2 million
     Dividend Rate                          $0.0612 per share
     Frequency                                        Monthly
     Market Price                                      $12.76
     NAV                                               $14.45
 
     Call Statistics
     Non-Callable                                        2.2%
     2002                                                 2.4
     2003                                                11.2
     2004                                                17.5
     2005                                                13.4
     2006                                                10.4
     2007                                                12.7
     2008                                                 2.3
     2009                                                 7.6
     2010                                                17.9
     2011                                                 2.4
 
     Municipal Partners Fund Inc. is a diversified investment management
 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "MNP."
 PIMCO Advisors LP is the Investment Manager.  Salomon Brothers Asset
 Management Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Salomon Smith Barney Holding
 Inc., serves as the Fund's Investment Adviser.
     For more information, call 1-888-777-0102.
 
 SOURCE  Municipal Partners Fund Inc.