US High Yield

Investment Objective

Exceed the benchmark return by 150 basis points annually over the course of a market cycle while approximating benchmark risk.

Investment Style

Construct and maintain a diversified portfolio of high-income securities. Value can be added through issuer/issue selection and sector rotation. Western Asset uses various tools, both external and proprietary, to help identify, measure and manage portfolio risk.

Investment Vehicles

Separate Account: Contact your CSE or call 1-626-844-9400
Commingled Vehicle Available

Performance as of September 30, 2016

Returns for periods greater than one year are annualized. Please see the Performance Disclosure for more information.

Historical Performance: By Calendar Year

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Strategy AUM: Total US High Yield Assets:
US$11.7 billion (as of September 30, 2016)
Benchmark: Bloomberg Barclays U.S. High-Yield 2% Issuer Capped Bond Index*
Inception Date: 01 Feb 94
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Sector Allocation

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Portfolio Characteristics

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Product Commentary

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Past performance is not indicative of future investment results, the value of any investment can fall as well as rise.
* Prior to 01 Jun 05 the Lehman Brothers U.S. High-Yield Index was used.