Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2017

NEW YORK--()--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 2017.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

                         
Month       Record Date       Ex-Dividend Date       Payable Date
March       3/24/2017       3/22/2017       4/03/2017
April       4/21/2017       4/19/2017       5/01/2017
May       5/19/2017       5/17/2017       6/01/2017
                 
                       
Ticker     Fund Name     Month     Amount           Type    

Change from
Previous
Distribution

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

WEA

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Mar $0.0725 a Income $(0.0050)
Apr $0.0725 Income -
            May     $0.0725           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 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
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

Contacts

Legg Mason
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com