Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. Portfolio Composition As Of June 30, 2012

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. (NYSE: ESD) announces its portfolio composition as of June 30, 2012.

Investment Objective: The Fund’s primary investment objective is total return. The Fund’s secondary objective is high current income.

Portfolio Composition*:

Asset Allocation
 

Emerging Market Debt

97.5%

Sovereign Debt External Currency

57.7%

Sovereign Debt Local Currency

15.6%

Corporates External Currency

24.1%

Investment Grade Corporate Bonds

2.0%

Cash & Other Securities

0.5%
 

Credit Quality Allocation **
AA 1.4%
A 17.7%
BBB 51.3%
BB 15.5%
B 13.6%
Not Rated 0.5%
 

Top Ten Emerging Market Countries
Brazil 15.0%
Mexico 14.3%
Russia 12.6%
Venezuela 9.4%
Turkey 8.2%
Indonesia 6.8%
Peru 6.5%
Columbia 6.0%
Malaysia 3.6%
Argentina 3.1%
 
 

Currency Allocation
US Dollars 84.0%
Mexican Pesos 5.4%
Brazilian Reals 4.6%
Indonesian Rupiahs 2.7%
Malaysian Ringgits 1.7%
Peruvian Nuevos Soles 1.6%
 

Average Life (years)
12.3

Average Effective Duration (years)
7.5

Average Coupon (%)
7.2
 

Portfolio Statistics:
 

Inception Date
December 1, 2003

Inception Price
$ 20.00

Total Assets***
$ 655,047,454

Net Assets
$ 653,728,040

Loans
0.00%

Preferred Shares
0.00%

Reverse Repos
0.00%
 

Market Price
$ 20.66

NAV
$ 21.27
(Daily NAV is available on market quotation systems using the symbol XESDX.)
 

Distribution Rate****
$0.120 per share

Frequency

Monthly (Declared quarterly, paid monthly)

* Portfolio holdings and weightings are historical and are presented here for informational purposes only. They are subject to change at any time. Negative allocations and allocations in excess of 100%, if any, are primarily due to the Fund's unsettled trade activity.

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