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Western Asset Management Company
Western Asset Management Company Limited

Inception Date

12/31/2004

Morningstar Category

Intermediate-Term Bond

Portfolio Managers

  • Mark S. Lindbloom | Western Asset Management Company & Western Asset Management Company Limited | Managed the fund since inception
  • Carl L. Eichstaedt | Western Asset Management Company & Western Asset Management Company Limited | Managed the fund since inception
  • Michael C. Buchanan | Western Asset Management Company & Western Asset Management Company Limited | Managed the fund since inception
  • S. Kenneth Leech | Western Asset Management Company & Western Asset Management Company Limited | Managed the fund since March 2014
  • Chia-Liang Lian | Western Asset Management Company & Western Asset Management Company Limited | Managed the fund since April 2015

Investment Objective

This Fund seeks a superior total rate of return by investing in fixed income instruments.

Investment Overview

The investment seeks a superior total rate of return by investing in fixed income instruments. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in U.S. dollar-denominated fixed income securities and other debt instruments of domestic and foreign entities, including corporate bonds, securities issued or guaranteed as to principal or interest by the U.S. government or its agencies or instrumentalities, mortgage-backed or asset-backed securities, and money market instruments.

Fund Basics

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Ticker
Gross Expense Ratio
Net Expense Ratio*
Ticker MSBZX
Gross Expense Ratio 0.47%
Net Expense Ratio 0.47%
Ticker MBSSX
Gross Expense Ratio 0.57%
Net Expense Ratio 0.57%
Ticker MBSYX
Gross Expense Ratio 0.67%
Net Expense Ratio 0.67%
Ticker MSBLX
Gross Expense Ratio 0.77%
Net Expense Ratio 0.77%
Ticker MSBAX
Gross Expense Ratio 1.02%
Net Expense Ratio 1.02%
Ticker MSBRX
Gross Expense Ratio 0.92%
Net Expense Ratio 0.92%
Ticker MSBNX
Gross Expense Ratio 1.17%
Net Expense Ratio 1.17%

Investment Risk

The Fund’s Principal Risks include - Bank Loans Risk, Below Investment Grade Fixed Income Securities Risk, Cash Position Risk, Convertible Securities Risk, Credit Risk, Defaulted and Distressed Securities Risk, Derivatives Risk, Dollar Roll and Reverse Repurchase Agreement Transaction Risk, Equity Securities Risk, Fixed Income Securities Risk, Foreign Investment; Emerging Markets; Currency Risk, Frequent Trading/Portfolio Turnover Risk, Growth Company Risk, Large Company Risk, Leveraging Risk, Liquidity Risk, Management Risk, Market Risk, Mortgage-and Asset-Backed Securities Risk, Preferred Stocks Risk, Quantitative Models Risk, Repurchase Agreement Risk, Restricted Securities Risk, Risk of Investment in Other Funds or Pools Risk, Sector Risk, Small and Mid-Cap Company Risk, Sovereign Debt Obligations Risk, U.S. Government Risk, Valuation Risk, Value Company Risk, When-Issued, Delayed Delivery, TBA and Forward Commitment Transaction Risk. Please refer to the summary prospectus (via the link below or by sending an email to fundinfo@massmutual.com) for more information on the specific risks.