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Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (HIX)

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
4.3300-0.0700 (-1.59%)
At close: 03:59PM EDT
4.4100 +0.08 (+1.85%)
After hours: 05:55PM EDT
  • Dividend

    HIX announced a cash dividend of 0.049 with an ex-date of Apr. 22, 2024

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc.

280 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017
United States
800 822 5544

Sector(s)Financial Services
IndustryAsset Management
Full Time Employees

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Ms. Jane Elizabeth Trust CFAChairman of the Board, President & CEON/AN/A1962
Christopher BerarducciTreasurer & Principal Financial OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Fred Steven JensenChief Compliance OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. George P. Hoyt Esq.Secretary & Chief Legal OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Jeanne Marie KellySenior Vice PresidentN/AN/A1951
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 Fund II Inc. is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. The fund is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company, Western Asset Management Company Limited, and Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd. It invests in the fixed income markets across the globe. The fund invests in securities of companies that operate across diversified sectors. It invests in high yield debt securities issued by U.S., foreign corporations and foreign governments. The fund employs a combination of quantitative and fundamental analysis with bottom-up security selection process to create its portfolio. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against Barclays Capital U.S. Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Cap Index and the JPMorgan Emerging Markets Bond Index Global. Western Asset High Income Fund II, Inc. was formed on May 28, 1998 and is domiciled in the United States.

Corporate Governance

Western Asset High Income Fund II 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.