What is the High Yield Fund ?

The Fund seeks to deliver current income and the opportunity for capital appreciation by investing primarily in high yield corporate bonds.

A Heritage of High Yield

Brings a 40+ year history of high-yield investing, focused on fundamental, bottom-up credit research.

 
An Opportunistic Approach

Provides the flexibility to adjust to the market environment and take advantage of opportunities across the credit spectrum.

Strong Track Record

Has offered a track record of strong performance versus peers in up and down markets, demonstrating the strength of this active approach as a core high-yield holding over a full market cycle.

Yield

Dividend Yield 1 as of 05/29/2015  

  Subsidized3 Un-Subsidized4
w/o sales charge - 5.53%
w/ sales charge - 5.40%

30-Day Standardized Yield 2 as of 04/30/2015  

 
5.23%

Fund Basicsas of 04/30/2015

Total Net Assets
$4.41 B
Inception Date
12/31/1998
Dividend Frequency
Monthly (Daily Accrual)
Number of Holdings
686

Expense Ratioas of 04/30/2015

OFFSHORE FUNDS FOR NON-U.S. INVESTORS

A suite of funds designed to provide access to select Lord Abbett fixed income investment strategies.

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.94%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/31/1998
w/o sales charge 5.24% 3.98% 9.70% 9.74% 8.18% 7.23%
Lipper Category Avg. High Yield Funds - - - - - -
BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Master II Constrained Index - - - - - -
w/ sales charge 2.89% 1.69% 8.89% 9.24% 7.93% 7.08%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.94%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.94%

YTD 1-YR 3-YR 5-YR 10-YR Since Inception 12/31/1998
w/o sales charge 3.05% 3.59% 8.51% 8.89% 7.93% 7.17%
Lipper Category Avg. High Yield Funds 2.16% 0.59% 6.33% 7.45% 6.76% -
BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Master II Constrained Index 2.54% 2.06% 7.45% 8.39% 8.04% 7.12%
w/ sales charge 0.75% 1.29% 7.68% 8.41% 7.69% 7.02%

Fund Expense Ratio :

0.94%

Investment Team

Steven F. Rocco
Steven F. Rocco, CFA

Partner & Portfolio Manager

13 Years of Industry Experience

Robert A. Lee
Robert A. Lee

Partner & Director

24 Years of Industry Experience

Supported By 44 Investment Professionals and 14 Years Avg. Industry Experience

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