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WESTERN ASSET PREMIER BOND FUND

(WEA)
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Business Summary
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to provide current income and capital appreciation by investing in a portfolio of investment grade bonds. It may invest over 80% of its total managed assets in bonds, including corporate bonds, the Unites States Government and agency securities, and mortgage-related securities, and over 65% in bonds that are of investment grade quality. It may invest up to 35% of its total managed assets in bonds of below investment grade quality. It may invest in securities or instruments other than bonds, and may invest over 10% of its total managed assets in instruments denominated in currencies other than the United States dollar. The Fund invests in sectors, such as financials, energy, telecommunication services, consumer discretionary, healthcare, materials, information technology and consumer staples. Western Asset Management Company is its investment advisor.
Sales per Business
20192020Delta
Investment and Related Activities11.71100%6.16100% -47.37%
USD in Million
Sales per region
20192020Delta
United States11.71100%6.16100% -47.37%
USD in Million
Managers
Name Title Age Since
Jane Elizabeth Trust President, Chief Executive Officer & Trustee 58 2015
Christopher Berarducci Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer 46 -
Theodore Paul Becker Chief Compliance Officer 69 2007
Jaynie Miller Studenmund Independent Trustee 65 2004
Avedick Baruyr Poladian Independent Trustee 69 2007
Anita L. DeFrantz Independent Trustee 68 2002
William E. B. Siart Chairman 74 2002
Robert Abeles Independent Trustee 75 2013
Peter J. Taylor Independent Trustee 61 2019
Robert I. Frenkel Secretary & Chief Legal Officer 66 2007
Members of the board
Name Title Age Since
William E. B. Siart Chairman 74 2002
Jaynie Miller Studenmund Independent Trustee 65 2004
Avedick Baruyr Poladian Independent Trustee 69 2007
Ronald Olson Trustee 78 2005
Anita L. DeFrantz Independent Trustee 68 2002
Robert Abeles Independent Trustee 75 2013
Jane Elizabeth Trust President, Chief Executive Officer & Trustee 58 2015
Peter J. Taylor Independent Trustee 61 2019
Jane F. Dasher Trustee 71 2020
Susan B. Kerley Trustee 70 2020
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 0 11,863,337 11,863,337 100.0% 0 0.0% 100.0%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
The Charger Corp. 2,375,301 20.0%
1607 Capital Partners LLC 1,116,517 9.41%
The Walt Disney Co Retirement Plan Master Trust 630,425 5.31%
Sit Investment Associates, Inc. 563,471 4.75%
ProVise Management Group LLC 365,955 3.08%
Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc. 337,899 2.85%
Kestra Advisory Services LLC 330,435 2.79%
Derby & Co., Inc. 254,461 2.15%
Karpus Management, Inc. 207,250 1.75%
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (Investment Management) 175,098 1.48%
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