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Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Announces Annual Meeting Information

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE: WEA) announced that its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders has been scheduled for 8:30 am Pacific time on November 18, 2014 at 385 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, California.

Any shareholder proposals intended to be included in the fund’s proxy materials for the annual meeting pursuant to Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, must be delivered to the Secretary of the fund no later than July 28, 2014 in order to be considered for inclusion. Shareholders who wish to propose one or more nominees for election as Trustees, or to make a proposal fixing the number of Trustees, at the annual meeting must provide written notice (including all required information) so that such notice is received in good order by the Secretary of the fund no later than July 28, 2014. The proper submission of a shareholder proposal does not guarantee that it will be included in the fund’s proxy materials or presented at a shareholder meeting. Shareholder proposals are subject to the requirements of applicable law and the Fund’s Declaration of Trust and Bylaws.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund is a closed-end management investment company that invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of debt securities. It has been advised by Western Asset Management Company, a subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., since the fund’s inception in 2002. Additional information regarding the matters addressed in the press release may be announced subsequently via press release under the fund’s ticker, which can be accessed at www.lmcef.com.

THIS RELEASE IS NOT A PROSPECTUS, CIRCULAR OR REPRESENTATION INTENDED FOR USE IN THE PURCHASE OR SALE OF FUND SHARES. THIS PRESS RELEASE MAY CONTAIN STATEMENTS REGARDING PLANS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR THE FUTURE THAT CONSTITUTE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS WITHIN THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995. ALL STATEMENTS OTHER THAN STATEMENTS OF HISTORICAL FACT ARE FORWARD-LOOKING AND CAN BE IDENTIFIED BY THE USE OF WORDS SUCH AS “MAY,” “WILL,” “EXPECT,” “ANTICIPATE,” “ESTIMATE,” “BELIEVE,” “CONTINUE” OR OTHER SIMILAR WORDS. SUCH FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE BASED ON THE FUND’S CURRENT PLANS AND EXPECTATIONS, AND ARE SUBJECT TO RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES THAT COULD CAUSE ACTUAL RESULTS TO DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE DESCRIBED IN THE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING SUCH RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES ARE CONTAINED IN THE FUND’S FILINGS WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION.

For more information, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the fund’s web site at www.lmcef.com.

Western Asset Management Company and Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC are subsidiaries of Legg Mason, Inc.

© 2014 Legg Mason Investor Services, LLC. Member FINRA, SIPC

Contacts

For Western Asset Premier Bond Fund
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com