Western Asset Managed High Income Fund Inc. (“MHY”) Sets New Rate and
Announces Distributions for the Months of December 2012, January and
NEW YORK -- November 13, 2012
Western Asset Managed High Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: MHY) today announced
monthly distributions of $0.0400 per common share for December 2012, January
and February 2013. The Fund had previously paid a monthly distribution of
$0.0405 per share.
The distribution schedule appears below:
Month Ex-Date Record Date Payable Amount Type
December 12/12/2012 12/14/2012 12/21/2012 $0.0400 Income
January 01/16/2013 01/18/2013 01/25/2013 $0.0400 Income
February 02/13/2013 02/15/2013 02/22/2013 $0.0400 Income
The Fund has decreased its distributions to a level that better approximates
the current level of net investment income generated by its investment
portfolio. As the Fund reinvests principal and income, it reinvests at lower
levels as yields remain at historic lows.
This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is being provided to
announce the amount of the Fund’s distributions that have been declared by the
Board of Directors. In early 2013 and early 2014, after definitive information
is available, the Fund will send shareholders a Form 1099-DIV, if applicable,
specifying how the distributions paid by the 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).
Western Asset Managed High Income Fund Inc., a diversified, closed-end
management investment company, is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor,
LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., and is sub-advised by
Western Asset Management Company, an affiliate of the investment manager.
Contact the Fund at 1-888-777-0102 for additional information, or consult the
Fund’s web site at www.lmcef.com.
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 Fund.
Western Asset Managed High Income Fund Inc.
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
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