NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire -10/07/11)- Helios High Yield Fund (NYSE: HHY - News) (the "Fund") today announced that its Board of Trustees declared a monthly dividend of $0.075 per share, payable on October 27, 2011 to shareholders of record on October 21, 2011. The ex-dividend date is October 19, 2011. Based on the NYSE closing price of $8.55 on October 6, 2011, the Fund's annualized dividend yield is 10.53%.
Shares purchased on or after the ex-dividend date will not receive the dividend discussed above. Please contact your financial advisor with any questions. Dividends may include net investment income, capital gains and/or return of capital. The dividend yield referenced above is calculated as the annualized amount of the most recent monthly dividend declared divided by the stated stock price.
Helios High Yield Fund is managed by Brookfield Investment Management Inc., a global investment manager focused on specialized equity and fixed income securities investments. The firm is a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., a global alternative asset manager with approximately $150 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2011 and over 100 years of history in owning and operating assets with a focus on real estate, infrastructure, power and private equity. Brookfield Investment Management Inc. is an SEC-registered investment advisor and with its affiliates, had approximately $24 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2011. Headquartered in New York, the firm maintains offices and investment teams in Chicago, Boston, London, Hong Kong, Sydney, and Toronto.
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