Western Asset Income Fund (“PAI”) Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April & May 2014

PASADENA, Calif.--()--Western Asset Income Fund, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PAI”, announced today a monthly distribution rate of $0.0575 per common share for the months of March, April and May 2014.

The distribution schedule appears below:

Month

   

Ex-Date

   

Record Date

   

Payable Date

   

Amount

   

Type

March 03/19/2014 03/21/2014 03/28/2014 $0.0575 Income
April 04/15/2014 04/17/2014 04/25/2014 $0.0575 Income
May 05/21/2014 05/23/2014 05/30/2014 $0.0575 Income
 

This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is being provided to announce the amount of the Fund's distributions that have been declared by the Board of Trustees. In early 2015, after definitive information is available, the Fund will send shareholders a Form 1099-DIV, if applicable, specifying how the distributions paid by the Fund during the prior calendar year should be characterized for purposes of reporting the distributions on your tax return (e.g., ordinary income, long-term capital gain or return of capital).

The Fund is a closed-end investment company that invests predominantly in a diversified portfolio of debt securities. Its investment adviser is Western Asset Management Company; a subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc. Western Asset Management Company has managed the Fund since its inception in March 1973.

For Fund-related questions, please contact Fund Investor Services at (888) 777-0102.

For shareholder-related questions please contact American Stock Transfer and Trust Company at (888) 888-0151.

All data and commentary provided within this press release is for informational purposes only. Legg Mason, Inc. and its affiliates do not engage in selling any of the shares of the Fund.

Contacts

Western Asset Income Fund
For Fund-related questions:
Fund Investor Services, 888-777-0102
or
For shareholder-related questions:
American Stock Transfer and Trust Company, 888-888-0151

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Contacts

Western Asset Income Fund
For Fund-related questions:
Fund Investor Services, 888-777-0102
or
For shareholder-related questions:
American Stock Transfer and Trust Company, 888-888-0151