Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2016, January and February 2017

NEW YORK--()--Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of December 2016, January and February 2017.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

                   
Month     Record Date     Ex-Dividend Date     Payable Date
December     12/23/2016     12/21/2016     12/30/2016
January     1/20/2017     1/18/2017     1/27/2017
February     2/17/2017     2/15/2017     2/24/2017
           
         
Ticker   Fund Name Month   Amount    

Type

 

Change from
Previous
Distribution

PAI Western Asset Income Fund Dec $0.0575   Income -
Jan $0.0575 Income -
        Feb   $0.0575       Income   -

WEA

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Dec $0.0775

 

a

Income $(0.0025)
Jan $0.0775 Income -
        Feb   $0.0775       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.

Contacts

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

Contacts

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com