Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2018

March 5, 2018


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 March, April and May 2018.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

Month       Record Date       Ex-Dividend Date       Payable Date
March       3/23/2018       3/22/2018       4/02/2018
April       4/20/2018       4/19/2018       5/01/2018
May       5/25/2018       5/24/2018       6/01/2018
      Ticker       Fund Name       Month       Amount         Type      

Change from

PAI       Western Asset Income Fund       Mar       $0.0575         Income       -
Apr $0.0575 Income -
                May       $0.0575         Income       -


Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Mar $0.0650 Income


Apr $0.0650 Income -
                May       $0.0650         Income       -

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 2019, 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 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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