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Company Overview of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund

Company Overview

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Western Asset Management Company. The fund is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company Limited, Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd., and Western Asset Management Company Ltd. It invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. The fund primarily invests in investment grade bonds, including corporate bonds, U.S. government and agency securities, and mortgage related securities. It seeks to maintain an average duration of around two to three years with an average credit quality of BBB. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Capital U.S. Cor...

385 East Colorado Boulevard

Pasadena, CA 91101

United States

Founded in 2002

Key Executives for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund

Chief Executive Officer, President and Trustee
Age: 59
Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer
Age: 47
Co-Head of Mortgage Investments Team and Portfolio Manager
Chief Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer
Age: 68
Secretary
Age: 63
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Key Developments

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Announces Distributions for the Months of June, July, August and September 2017

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund declared distribution of $0.0725 per share for the months of June, July, August and September 2017, payable on July 3, 2017, August 1, 2017, September 1, 2017 and October 2, 2017 to the shareholders of record date on June 23, 2017, July 21, 2017, August 25, 2017 and September 22, 2017 with ex-dividend date on June 21, 2017, July 19, 2017, August 23, 2017 and September 21, 2017, respectively.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2017

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund announced unaudited earnings results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. For the quarter, the company’s NAV per share of common stock was $14.11 against $13.15 a year ago. Total net investment income was $2,501,523 or $0.21 per share against $2,622,074 or $0.22 per share a year ago. Total net realized/unrealized gain was $2,906,007 or $0.24 per share against loss of $1,352,609 or $0.11 per share a year ago. Net increase in net assets from operations was $5,407,530 or $0.45 per share against $3,974,683 or $0.33 per share a year ago. Undistributed net investment income was $947,108 or $0.08 per share against $3,453,752 or $0.29 per share a year ago.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund, Annual General Meeting, May 23, 2017

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund, Annual General Meeting, May 23, 2017, at 08:30 Pacific Standard Time. Location: The Board Room, Fifth Floor, 385 E. Colorado Boulevard Pasadena California United States Agenda: To consider the election of a Board of Trustees; and to consider such other matters as may properly come before the meeting and any adjournment(s) or postponement(s) thereof.

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