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 03/27/2015  

  Subsidized3 Un-Subsidized4
w/o sales charge - 5.56%
w/ sales charge - 5.44%

30-Day Standardized Yield 2 as of 02/28/2015  

 
5.45%

Fund Basicsas of 02/27/2015

Total Net Assets
$4.32 B
Inception Date
12/31/1998
Dividend Frequency
Monthly (Daily Accrual)
Number of Holdings
664

Expense Ratioas of 02/28/2015

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 2.96% 3.75% 8.65% 9.58% 7.64% 7.20%
Lipper Category Avg. High Yield Funds 2.55% 1.25% 6.48% 8.17% 6.51% -
BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Master II Constrained Index 3.09% 2.84% 7.61% 9.15% 7.80% 7.20%
w/ sales charge 0.67% 1.45% 7.83% 9.08% 7.40% 7.05%

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 3.46% 3.46% 9.75% 9.28% 7.42% 7.08%
Lipper Category Avg. High Yield Funds 1.00% 1.04% 7.41% 7.86% 6.33% -
BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. High Yield Master II Constrained Index 2.51% 2.51% 8.36% 8.85% 7.62% 7.07%
w/ sales charge 1.13% 1.13% 8.93% 8.79% 7.18% 6.93%

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

23 Years of Industry Experience

Supported By 40 Investment Professionals and 13 Years Avg. Industry Experience

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