HIO - Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc.

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Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc.

620 Eighth Avenue
49th Floor
New York, NY 10018
United States


SectorFinancial Services
IndustryAsset Management
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Kenneth Donald FullerChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and PresN/AN/A1958
Mr. Richard F. Sennettprincipal Financial OfficerN/AN/A1970
Mr. Robert I. FrenkelChief Legal Officer and Sec.N/AN/A1954
Mr. Theodore Paul BeckerChief Compliance OfficerN/AN/A1951
Mr. Steven FrankTreasurerN/AN/A1967
Amounts are as of and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. is a closed ended fixed-income mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. It is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company and Western Asset Management Company Limited. The fund invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in high-yielding corporate debt obligations. The fund seeks to maintain an average duration of around four years with an average credit quality of B. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Capital U.S. Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Cap Index. The fund was formerly known as High Income Opportunity Fund. Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. was formed on November 16, 1993 and is domiciled in the United States.

Corporate Governance

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of N/A is N/A. The pillar scores are Audit: N/A; Board: N/A; Shareholder Rights: N/A; Compensation: N/A.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.