NEW YORK, NY—October 2, 2009—Helios High Yield Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: HHY) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a monthly dividend of $0.04 per share, payable on October 29, 2009 to stockholders of record on October 14, 2009. The ex-dividend date is October 12, 2009. Based on the NYSE closing price of $7.55 on October 1, 2009, the Fund’s annualized dividend yield is 6.36%.
Dividends may include net investment income, capital gains and/or return of capital. The dividend yield referenced above is calculated as the annualized amount of the most recent monthly dividend declared divided by the stated stock price.
Portfolio of Investments as of September 30, 2009
Sector Allocation as a Percentage of Total Assets
|High Yield Corporates
Credit Allocation as a Percentage of Total Assets(1)
(1) Credit allocation excludes equities.
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Helios High Yield Fund is managed by Brookfield Investment Management Inc., a registered investment advisor with investment management expertise across core fixed income, high yield, structured products (Commercial MBS, Residential MBS and ABS) as well as global REITs and listed infrastructure securities. Headquartered in New York, the firm has approximately $20 billion of assets under management as of October 1, 2009. Brookfield Investment Management is a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., a global asset manager focused on property, power and other infrastructure assets with approximately $80 billion of assets under management as of June 30, 2009.
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