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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: 57
Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer
Age: 45
Co-Head of Mortgage Investments Team and Portfolio Manager
Chief Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer
Age: 66
Secretary
Age: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Key Developments

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Declares Distributions for the Months of March, April and May 2016, Payable on March 24, 2016, April 29, 2016 and May 27, 2016, Respectively

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund declared distribution of $0.0900 per share for the months of March, April and May 2016, payable on March 24, 2016, April 29, 2016 and May 27, 2016 to the share holders of record date on March 18, 2016, April 22, 2016 and May 20, 2016 with ex-dividend date on March 16, 2016, April 20, 2016 and May 18, 2016, respectively.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Announces Earnings Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2015

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund announced earnings results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015. For the quarter, NAV per share of common stock was $13.53 against $15.15 a year ago. Total net investment income was $1,933,036 or $0.16 per share against $3,061,315 or $0.26 per share a year ago. Net decrease in net assets from operations was $6,370,926 or $0.54 per share against increase in $344,872 or $0.03 per share a year ago. Undistributed net investment income was $4,661,731 or $0.39 per share against $6,754,951 or $0.57 per share a year ago.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Declares Distributions for the Months of October and November 2015, Payable on October 30, 2015 and November 27, 2015 Respectively

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund declared distributions for the months of October and November of $0.0900 per share payable on October 30, 2015 and November 27, 2015 respectively to the shareholders of record as on October 23, 2015 and November 20, 2015 respectively. The ex-dividend date is October 21, 2015 and November 18, 2015 respectively.

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