Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. ("HIX") Announces Distributions for the Months of September,

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. ("HIX") Announces Distributions for the Months of September, October and November 2013

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYS: HIX) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0750per common share for September, October and November 2013.

The distribution schedule appears below:

                             

Month

Ex-Date

Record Date

Payable Date

Amount

Type

September 9/18/2013 9/20/2013 9/27/2013 $0.0750 Income
October 10/16/2013 10/18/2013 10/25/2013 $0.0750 Income
November 11/20/2013 11/22/2013 11/29/2013 $0.0750 Income
 

This press release is not for tax reporting purposes but is being provided to announce the amount of the Fund's distributions that have been declared by the Board of Directors. In early 2014, after definitive information is available, the Fund will send shareholders a Form 1099-DIV, if applicable, specifying how the distributions paid by the Fund during the prior calendar year should be characterized for purposes of reporting the distributions on a shareholder's tax return (e.g., ordinary income, long-term capital gain or return of capital).

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc., a diversified, closed-end management investment company, is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., and is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company, an affiliate of the investment manager.

Contact the Fund at 1-888-777-0102 for additional information, or consult the Fund's web site at www.lmcef.com.

Data and commentary provided in this press release are for informational purposes only. Legg Mason and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Fund.

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Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc.
Maria Rosati, 212-805-6036
mrosati@leggmason.com

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