Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2017, January and February 2018

NEW YORK--()--Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of December 2017, January and February 2018.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:

Month   Record Date   Ex-Dividend Date   Payable Date
December   12/22/2017   12/21/2017   12/29/2017
January   1/19/2018   1/18/2018   2/01/2018
February   2/16/2018   2/15/2018   3/01/2018
     
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 $0.0675 Income -
Jan $0.0675 Income -
        Feb   $0.0675       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 2018 and 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 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

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

Contacts

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