Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: BGH) announced its initial monthly dividend of $0.1677 per share payable on January 2, 2013. Based on the Fund’s initial public offering price of $25.00 per share, the distribution represents an annualized yield of 8.05% per share. Based on current projections through the payable date, the Fund expects that this distribution will be comprised of net interest income. Additionally, the Fund announced estimated monthly distributions of $0.1677 per share for January 2013 and February 2013. The distribution schedule appears below:
These distributions are the first declared by the Fund following its initial public offering in October 2012.