December 25, 2014 10:20 AM ET

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Company Overview of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund

Company Overview

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund is a close 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 seeks to invest 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. Corporate...

385 East Colorado Boulevard

Pasadena, CA 91101

United States

Founded in 2002

Key Executives for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer
Age: 44
Co-Head of Mortgage Investments Team and Portfolio Manager
Chief Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer
Age: 65
Secretary
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Key Developments

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Declares Dividend for the Months of December 2014, January and February 2015, Payable on December 26, 2014, January 30, 2015 and February 27, 2015 Respectively

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund has declared dividend of $0.0900 for the months of December 2014, January and February 2015, payable on December 26, 2014, January 30, 2015 and February 27, 2015 respectively.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2014

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund reported unaudited earnings results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, NAV per share of common stock was $15.15 against $14.66 a year ago. Total net investment income was $3,051,315 or $0.26 per share against $3,426,964 or $0.29 per share a year ago. Total net realized/unrealized loss was $2,704,888 or $0.23 per share against $889,136 or $0.07 per share a year ago. Net increase in net assets from operations was $344,872 or $0.03 per share against $2,512,144 or $0.22 per share a year ago.

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Announces Distribution for the Months of October, November 2014, Payable on October 31, 2014 and November 28, 2014 Respectively

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund announced monthly distributions of $0.0900 per common share for the months of October, November 2014, payable on October 31, 2014 and November 28, 2014 respectively, to the recoded shareholders on October 24, 2014 and November 21, 2014 respectively and ex-date is October 22, 2014 and November 19, 2014 respectively.

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