Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC Announces Distributions For The Months Of December 2016, January And February 2017

Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC announced today that certain closed end funds have declared their distributions for the months of December 2016, January and February 2017.

The following dates apply to the distribution schedule below:
                   
Month     Record Date     Ex-Dividend Date     Payable Date
December     12/23/2016     12/21/2016     12/30/2016
January     1/20/2017     1/18/2017     1/27/2017
February     2/17/2017     2/15/2017     2/24/2017
           
         
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 $0.0775

 

a
Income $(0.0025)
Jan $0.0775 Income -
        Feb   $0.0775       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 2017 and 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).

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