Barings Global Short Duration High Yield Fund announces monthly distribution of $0.1056 per share for March 2022

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CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Barings Global Short Duration High Yield Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: BGH) has announced its monthly dividend for March 2022 of $0.1056 per share, payable on April 1, 2022. Based on Fund February 28, 2022 share price of $15.74 per share, the distribution represents an annualized return of 8.05% per share. Based on current projections up to the payment date, the Fund expects this distribution to consist of net investment income.

In addition, the Fund announced estimated monthly distributions of $0.1056 per share for April and May 2022.

The distribution schedule appears below:

Month

Secondment date

Registration Date

Payment date

Rising1

March

03/22/2022

03/23/2022

04/01/2022

$0.1056

April

04/20/2022

04/21/2022

02/5/2022

$0.1056

May

05/19/2022

05/20/2022

06/01/2022

$0.1056

1 The amounts represent estimates for April and May.

The Fund seeks to pay a distribution at a rate that reflects the net investment income actually earned. A portion of each distribution may be considered to arise from sources other than net investment income, including but not limited to short-term capital gain, long-term capital gain, or return of capital . The final determination of the source and tax characteristics of such distributions will depend on the Fund’s investment experience during its fiscal year and will be made after the end of the Fund’s fiscal year. The Fund will send investors a Form 1099-DIV for the calendar year which will set out how to report such distributions for federal income tax purposes.

The Fund is a non-diversified closed-end investment company managed by Barings LLC. The Fund invests primarily in short-duration global high yield bonds with the objective of seeking as high a level of current income as Barings deems consistent with the preservation of capital, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. The Fund expects to maintain a weighted average portfolio duration, including leverage, of 3 years or less.

Caution: Certain statements contained in this press release may be “forward-looking” statements. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made and reflect management’s current estimates, projections, expectations or beliefs, and which are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These statements are subject to change at any time due to economic, market or other conditions and should not be taken as investment advice or an indication of the fund’s trading intention. References to specific securities are not recommendations of those securities and may not be indicative of the fund’s current or future investments. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

About Baring

Barings is a $391 billion+* global investment manager that seeks differentiated opportunities and builds long-term portfolios across public and private bond, real estate and specialty equity markets. With investment professionals based in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, the company, a subsidiary of MassMutual, aims to serve its customers, communities and employees, and is committed to sustainable practices and responsible investment. Learn more at www.barings.com.

* Assets under management at December 31, 2021

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