PRESS RELEASE


Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of October and November 2017


October 11, 2017

 

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of October and November 2017.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

                                                 
Month               Record Date               Ex-Dividend Date               Payable Date
October               10/20/2017               10/19/2017               11/01/2017
November               11/24/2017               11/22/2017               12/01/2017
                                         
Ticker             Fund Name               Month               Amount                   Type        

Change from
Previous
Distribution

PAI             Western Asset Income Fund               Oct               $0.0575                 Income         -
                              Nov               $0.0575                   Income         -

WEA

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Oct $0.0675 a Income $(0.0050)
                              Nov               $0.0675                   Income         -

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.

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 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 Funds’ web site at www.lmcef.com. Hard copies of the Funds’ complete audited financial statements 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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