Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)
July 31, 2023

Principal Amount
Value
Asset-Backed Securities 6.3%
$1,500,000
AGL Core CLO 4 Ltd., Series 2020-4A, Class A1R, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 1.33%), 6.66%, due
4/20/2033
$1,488,748
(a)(b)
500,000
Ares LIV CLO Ltd., Series 2019-54A, Class E, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 7.60%), 12.91%, due
10/15/2032
468,982
(a)(b)
1,500,000
Balboa Bay Loan Funding Ltd., Series 2021-1A, Class A, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 1.46%), 6.79%,
due 7/20/2034
1,486,286
(a)(b)
250,000
Barings CLO Ltd., Series 2017-1A, Class E, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 6.26%), 11.57%, due 7/18/2029
236,978
(a)(b)
625,000
Benefit Street Partners CLO XXX Ltd., Series 2023-30A, Class D, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 5.60%),
10.95%, due 4/25/2036
623,028
(a)(b)
1,000,000
Canyon Capital CLO Ltd., Series 2021-2A, Class D, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 3.61%), 8.92%, due
4/15/2034
936,538
(a)(b)
350,000
Cedar Funding X CLO Ltd., Series 2019-10A, Class ER, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 6.76%), 12.09%,
due 10/20/2032
323,258
(a)(b)
250,000
Crown City CLO II, Series 2020-2A, Class DR, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 7.11%), 12.44%, due
4/20/2035
227,732
(a)(b)
500,000
Galaxy XXII CLO Ltd., Series 2016-22A, Class DRR, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 3.61%), 8.92%, due
4/16/2034
464,966
(a)(b)
1,500,000
Gulf Stream Meridian 7 Ltd., Series 2022-7A, Class A1, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 1.36%), 6.67%,
due 7/15/2035
1,479,375
(a)(b)
1,000,000
KKR CLO Ltd., Series 23, Class D, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 3.36%), 8.69%, due 10/20/2031
952,972
(a)(b)
500,000
Madison Park Funding XXIX Ltd., Series 2018-29A, Class D, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 3.26%),
8.57%, due 10/18/2030
481,694
(a)(b)
1,000,000
Morgan Stanley Eaton Vance CLO Ltd., Series 2022-17A, Class D, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 4.95%),
10.28%, due 7/20/2035
990,005
(a)(b)
1,000,000
Octagon Investment Partners 39 Ltd., Series 2018-3A, Class D, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 3.21%),
8.54%, due 10/20/2030
936,238
(a)(b)
1,500,000
Trestles CLO IV Ltd., Series 2021-4A, Class A, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 1.43%), 6.77%, due
7/21/2034
1,470,529
(a)(b)
500,000
TSTAT Ltd., Series 2022-1A, Class E, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 8.50%), 13.83%, due 7/20/2031
500,629
(a)(b)
250,000
Voya CLO Ltd., Series 2019-2A, Class E, (3 mo. USD Term SOFR + 6.86%), 12.19%, due 7/20/2032
234,262
(a)(b)
Total Asset-Backed Securities (Cost $13,191,097)
13,302,220
Corporate Bonds 138.1%
Advertising 0.2%
595,000
Summer BC Bidco B LLC, 5.50%, due 10/31/2026
506,711
(a)
Aerospace & Defense 2.2%
 
TransDigm, Inc.
655,000
6.25%, due 3/15/2026
651,474
(a)
420,000
6.38%, due 6/15/2026
415,704
505,000
7.50%, due 3/15/2027
504,798
1,525,000
5.50%, due 11/15/2027
1,445,418
1,605,000
6.75%, due 8/15/2028
1,609,789
(a)
 
4,627,183
Agriculture 0.1%
140,000
Darling Ingredients, Inc., 6.00%, due 6/15/2030
137,896
(a)
Airlines 6.2%
515,000
Air Canada, 3.88%, due 8/15/2026
477,899
(a)
620,000
American Airlines, Inc., 7.25%, due 2/15/2028
615,534
(a)
 
American Airlines, Inc./AAdvantage Loyalty IP Ltd.
5,082,917
5.50%, due 4/20/2026
5,006,734
(a)
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Airlines – cont'd
$2,715,000
5.75%, due 4/20/2029
$2,628,442
(a)
135,000
Delta Air Lines, Inc., 7.38%, due 1/15/2026
140,147
 
Latam Airlines Group SA
285,000
13.38%, due 10/15/2027
310,650
(a)
335,000
13.38%, due 10/15/2029
366,762
(a)
 
United Airlines, Inc.
400,000
4.38%, due 4/15/2026
378,735
(a)
435,000
4.63%, due 4/15/2029
393,530
(a)
 
VistaJet Malta Finance PLC/Vista Management Holding, Inc.
1,615,000
7.88%, due 5/1/2027
1,497,456
(a)
415,000
9.50%, due 6/1/2028
396,342
(a)
1,025,000
6.38%, due 2/1/2030
867,632
(a)
 
13,079,863
Apparel 0.1%
345,000
Wolverine World Wide, Inc., 4.00%, due 8/15/2029
271,015
(a)
Auto Manufacturers 4.1%
 
Ford Motor Co.
250,000
9.63%, due 4/22/2030
291,777
935,000
7.45%, due 7/16/2031
1,003,346
300,000
6.10%, due 8/19/2032
290,242
395,000
4.75%, due 1/15/2043
309,039
415,000
7.40%, due 11/1/2046
432,739
 
Ford Motor Credit Co. LLC
200,000
5.58%, due 3/18/2024
198,587
590,000
4.06%, due 11/1/2024
572,512
350,000
4.69%, due 6/9/2025
339,273
115,000
5.13%, due 6/16/2025
111,970
845,000
4.39%, due 1/8/2026
803,005
1,025,000
6.95%, due 3/6/2026
1,035,106
510,000
(Secured Overnight Financing Rate + 2.95%), 8.14%, due 3/6/2026
511,513
(b)
450,000
6.95%, due 6/10/2026
453,600
70,000
4.13%, due 8/17/2027
64,054
545,000
7.35%, due 11/4/2027
558,503
210,000
6.80%, due 5/12/2028
211,930
360,000
5.11%, due 5/3/2029
336,157
280,000
7.35%, due 3/6/2030
289,861
435,000
7.20%, due 6/10/2030
446,049
200,000
3.63%, due 6/17/2031
165,323
225,000
Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC, 5.88%, due 1/15/2028
210,296
(a)
 
8,634,882
Auto Parts & Equipment 3.9%
 
Adient Global Holdings Ltd.
630,000
4.88%, due 8/15/2026
604,862
(a)
415,000
8.25%, due 4/15/2031
426,620
(a)
 
Dana, Inc.
450,000
5.38%, due 11/15/2027
430,922
475,000
4.50%, due 2/15/2032
395,957
830,000
Dealer Tire LLC/DT Issuer LLC, 8.00%, due 2/1/2028
763,332
(a)
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Auto Parts & Equipment – cont'd
 
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
$575,000
5.00%, due 7/15/2029
$530,211
1,150,000
5.25%, due 7/15/2031
1,023,512
755,000
5.63%, due 4/30/2033
676,138
2,165,000
IHO Verwaltungs GmbH, 4.75% Cash/5.50% PIK, due 9/15/2026
1,994,119
(a)(c)
 
ZF North America Capital, Inc.
390,000
6.88%, due 4/14/2028
396,098
(a)
845,000
7.13%, due 4/14/2030
870,419
(a)
 
8,112,190
Banks 1.1%
450,000
Bank of America Corp., Series TT, 6.13%, due 4/27/2027
446,985
(d)(e)
425,000
Bank of New York Mellon Corp., Series H, 3.70%, due 3/20/2026
384,921
(d)(e)
1,185,000
JPMorgan Chase & Co., Series HH, 4.60%, due 2/1/2025
1,119,825
(d)(e)
375,000
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Series T, 3.40%, due 9/15/2026
290,625
(d)(e)
 
2,242,356
Biotechnology 0.1%
425,000
Amgen, Inc., 3.38%, due 2/21/2050
305,189
Building Materials 4.4%
565,000
Builders FirstSource, Inc., 6.38%, due 6/15/2032
562,095
(a)
1,365,000
Camelot Return Merger Sub, Inc., 8.75%, due 8/1/2028
1,331,264
(a)
510,000
Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc., 6.13%, due 1/15/2029
422,025
(a)
580,000
Emerald Debt Merger Sub LLC, 6.63%, due 12/15/2030
576,375
(a)
1,790,000
Jeld-Wen, Inc., 4.88%, due 12/15/2027
1,606,525
(a)
915,000
Knife River Corp., 7.75%, due 5/1/2031
933,068
(a)
 
Masonite International Corp.
1,660,000
5.38%, due 2/1/2028
1,581,150
(a)
170,000
3.50%, due 2/15/2030
143,187
(a)
665,000
MIWD Holdco II LLC/MIWD Finance Corp., 5.50%, due 2/1/2030
561,925
(a)
 
Standard Industries, Inc.
1,050,000
4.38%, due 7/15/2030
911,489
(a)
815,000
3.38%, due 1/15/2031
658,157
(a)
 
9,287,260
Chemicals 5.0%
325,000
Ashland, Inc., 3.38%, due 9/1/2031
263,533
(a)
1,445,000
Avient Corp., 7.13%, due 8/1/2030
1,456,647
(a)
1,065,000
INEOS Finance PLC, 6.75%, due 5/15/2028
1,015,957
(a)
1,180,000
INEOS Quattro Finance 2 PLC, 3.38%, due 1/15/2026
1,073,142
(a)
 
NOVA Chemicals Corp.
835,000
4.88%, due 6/1/2024
813,991
(a)
391,000
5.25%, due 6/1/2027
352,143
(a)
 
Olympus Water U.S. Holding Corp.
700,000
4.25%, due 10/1/2028
561,009
(a)
545,000
9.75%, due 11/15/2028
527,287
(a)
680,000
SCIH Salt Holdings, Inc., 4.88%, due 5/1/2028
608,411
(a)
400,000
SCIL IV LLC/SCIL USA Holdings LLC, 5.38%, due 11/1/2026
367,663
(a)
 
SPCM SA
160,000
3.13%, due 3/15/2027
143,522
(a)
65,000
3.38%, due 3/15/2030
53,845
(a)
635,000
Tronox, Inc., 4.63%, due 3/15/2029
526,401
(a)
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Chemicals – cont'd
$1,020,000
Vibrantz Technologies, Inc., 9.00%, due 2/15/2030
$832,575
(a)
2,380,000
WR Grace Holdings LLC, 5.63%, due 8/15/2029
2,008,458
(a)
 
10,604,584
Commercial Services 4.2%
355,000
Allied Universal Holdco LLC/Allied Universal Finance Corp., 6.00%, due 6/1/2029
270,803
(a)
1,315,000
APX Group, Inc., 5.75%, due 7/15/2029
1,141,572
(a)
125,000
ASGN, Inc., 4.63%, due 5/15/2028
114,619
(a)
 
Garda World Security Corp.
50,000
7.75%, due 2/15/2028
49,737
(a)
345,000
6.00%, due 6/1/2029
287,061
(a)
365,000
Hertz Corp., 4.63%, due 12/1/2026
329,759
(a)
305,000
Korn Ferry, 4.63%, due 12/15/2027
286,785
(a)
625,000
Legends Hospitality Holding Co. LLC/Legends Hospitality Co.-Issuer, Inc., 5.00%, due 2/1/2026
586,281
(a)
365,000
MPH Acquisition Holdings LLC, 5.50%, due 9/1/2028
318,163
(a)
1,170,000
Neptune Bidco U.S., Inc., 9.29%, due 4/15/2029
1,076,230
(a)
 
Prime Security Services Borrower LLC/Prime Finance, Inc.
1,495,000
5.75%, due 4/15/2026
1,465,718
(a)
1,010,000
6.25%, due 1/15/2028
950,845
(a)
105,000
Service Corp. International, 4.63%, due 12/15/2027
99,488
 
United Rentals North America, Inc.
150,000
4.88%, due 1/15/2028
143,115
600,000
5.25%, due 1/15/2030
571,490
1,250,000
3.75%, due 1/15/2032
1,058,677
 
8,750,343
Computers 2.5%
1,245,000
Ahead DB Holdings LLC, 6.63%, due 5/1/2028
1,074,099
(a)
885,000
McAfee Corp., 7.38%, due 2/15/2030
764,708
(a)
3,455,000
Presidio Holdings, Inc., 8.25%, due 2/1/2028
3,350,727
(a)
 
5,189,534
Cosmetics - Personal Care 0.8%
880,000
Coty, Inc., 5.00%, due 4/15/2026
849,157
(a)
880,000
Coty, Inc./HFC Prestige Products, Inc./HFC Prestige International U.S. LLC, 6.63%, due 7/15/2030
887,700
(a)
 
1,736,857
Distribution - Wholesale 2.6%
845,000
BCPE Empire Holdings, Inc., 7.63%, due 5/1/2027
803,621
(a)
1,160,000
Resideo Funding, Inc., 4.00%, due 9/1/2029
980,593
(a)
 
Ritchie Bros Holdings, Inc.
260,000
6.75%, due 3/15/2028
263,250
(a)
980,000
7.75%, due 3/15/2031
1,021,360
(a)
425,000
Univar Solutions USA, Inc., 5.13%, due 12/1/2027
435,893
(a)
1,855,000
Windsor Holdings III LLC, 8.50%, due 6/15/2030
1,864,275
(a)
 
5,368,992
Diversified Financial Services 2.2%
880,000
Avolon Holdings Funding Ltd., 5.25%, due 5/15/2024
868,401
(a)
904,067
Global Aircraft Leasing Co. Ltd., 6.50% Cash/7.25% PIK, due 9/15/2024
852,002
(a)(c)
160,000
LPL Holdings, Inc., 4.00%, due 3/15/2029
143,419
(a)
 
OneMain Finance Corp.
865,000
6.13%, due 3/15/2024
862,751
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Diversified Financial Services – cont'd
$60,000
6.88%, due 3/15/2025
$59,801
175,000
7.13%, due 3/15/2026
173,356
555,000
6.63%, due 1/15/2028
526,201
380,000
3.88%, due 9/15/2028
312,075
825,000
9.00%, due 1/15/2029
838,282
 
4,636,288
Electric 4.3%
 
Calpine Corp.
90,000
5.25%, due 6/1/2026
87,375
(a)
260,000
5.13%, due 3/15/2028
235,778
(a)
2,365,000
5.00%, due 2/1/2031
1,990,701
(a)
170,000
Clearway Energy Operating LLC, 3.75%, due 1/15/2032
138,943
(a)
425,000
Duke Energy Corp., 3.75%, due 9/1/2046
324,392
450,000
Leeward Renewable Energy Operations LLC, 4.25%, due 7/1/2029
398,349
(a)
 
NRG Energy, Inc.
1,255,000
10.25%, due 3/15/2028
1,216,213
(a)(d)(e)
670,000
5.25%, due 6/15/2029
604,658
(a)
595,000
3.63%, due 2/15/2031
466,941
(a)
590,000
Talen Energy Supply LLC, 8.63%, due 6/1/2030
612,349
(a)
760,000
TransAlta Corp., 7.75%, due 11/15/2029
788,500
1,105,000
Vistra Corp., 7.00%, due 12/15/2026
983,450
(a)(d)(e)
 
Vistra Operations Co. LLC
735,000
5.50%, due 9/1/2026
710,745
(a)
460,000
4.38%, due 5/1/2029
406,020
(a)
 
8,964,414
Electrical Components & Equipment 0.6%
 
Energizer Holdings, Inc.
830,000
6.50%, due 12/31/2027
806,567
(a)
530,000
4.75%, due 6/15/2028
476,062
(a)
 
1,282,629
Electronics 0.8%
1,330,000
Imola Merger Corp., 4.75%, due 5/15/2029
1,167,781
(a)
555,000
Sensata Technologies BV, 5.88%, due 9/1/2030
534,842
(a)
 
1,702,623
Energy - Alternate Sources 0.8%
1,780,000
Sunnova Energy Corp., 5.88%, due 9/1/2026
1,597,697
(a)
Engineering & Construction 1.0%
1,165,000
Global Infrastructure Solutions, Inc., 7.50%, due 4/15/2032
985,806
(a)
1,255,000
VM Consolidated, Inc., 5.50%, due 4/15/2029
1,151,582
(a)
 
2,137,388
Entertainment 6.5%
435,000
Allwyn Entertainment Financing U.K. PLC, 7.88%, due 4/30/2029
443,640
(a)
1,060,000
Caesars Entertainment, Inc., 4.63%, due 10/15/2029
933,142
(a)
720,000
Cedar Fair LP/Canada's Wonderland Co./Magnum Management Corp./Millennium Op, 5.50%, due
5/1/2025
712,645
(a)
 
Churchill Downs, Inc.
305,000
4.75%, due 1/15/2028
281,935
(a)
2,620,000
6.75%, due 5/1/2031
2,560,788
(a)
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Entertainment – cont'd
$1,155,000
Everi Holdings, Inc., 5.00%, due 7/15/2029
$1,016,400
(a)
255,000
Lions Gate Capital Holdings LLC, 5.50%, due 4/15/2029
174,466
(a)
 
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
1,055,000
6.50%, due 5/15/2027
1,060,377
(a)
615,000
4.75%, due 10/15/2027
571,181
(a)
160,000
3.75%, due 1/15/2028
143,322
(a)
370,000
Midwest Gaming Borrower LLC/Midwest Gaming Finance Corp., 4.88%, due 5/1/2029
328,634
(a)
455,000
Penn Entertainment, Inc., 5.63%, due 1/15/2027
427,948
(a)
935,000
Raptor Acquisition Corp./Raptor Co.-Issuer LLC, 4.88%, due 11/1/2026
876,598
(a)
1,220,000
Scientific Games Holdings LP/Scientific Games U.S. FinCo, Inc., 6.63%, due 3/1/2030
1,080,993
(a)
 
Scientific Games International, Inc.
425,000
7.00%, due 5/15/2028
423,470
(a)
330,000
7.25%, due 11/15/2029
329,175
(a)
1,185,000
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc., 5.25%, due 8/15/2029
1,066,500
(a)
355,000
Warnermedia Holdings, Inc., 5.14%, due 3/15/2052
288,556
665,000
WMG Acquisition Corp., 3.75%, due 12/1/2029
580,705
(a)
345,000
Wynn Resorts Finance LLC/Wynn Resorts Capital Corp., 5.13%, due 10/1/2029
312,183
(a)
 
13,612,658
Environmental Control 0.6%
160,000
Clean Harbors, Inc., 5.13%, due 7/15/2029
152,380
(a)
300,000
Enviri Corp., 5.75%, due 7/31/2027
259,125
(a)
405,000
GFL Environmental, Inc., 4.38%, due 8/15/2029
361,125
(a)
695,000
Madison IAQ LLC, 5.88%, due 6/30/2029
582,956
(a)
 
1,355,586
Food 3.8%
 
Albertsons Cos., Inc./Safeway, Inc./New Albertsons LP/Albertsons LLC
125,000
5.88%, due 2/15/2028
121,719
(a)
1,065,000
6.50%, due 2/15/2028
1,060,814
(a)
350,000
3.50%, due 3/15/2029
304,693
(a)
330,000
4.88%, due 2/15/2030
302,775
(a)
 
Performance Food Group, Inc.
1,120,000
5.50%, due 10/15/2027
1,084,492
(a)
525,000
4.25%, due 8/1/2029
466,367
(a)
 
Pilgrim's Pride Corp.
645,000
4.25%, due 4/15/2031
557,923
1,260,000
3.50%, due 3/1/2032
1,017,198
1,155,000
6.25%, due 7/1/2033
1,146,953
995,000
TreeHouse Foods, Inc., 4.00%, due 9/1/2028
868,884
1,220,000
U.S. Foods, Inc., 4.75%, due 2/15/2029
1,122,104
(a)
 
8,053,922
Forest Products & Paper 0.2%
605,000
Ahlstrom Holding 3 Oy, 4.88%, due 2/4/2028
501,608
(a)
Hand - Machine Tools 0.7%
1,500,000
Regal Rexnord Corp., 6.40%, due 4/15/2033
1,496,017
(a)
Healthcare - Products 0.7%
295,000
Hologic, Inc., 4.63%, due 2/1/2028
280,409
(a)
 
Medline Borrower LP
1,220,000
3.88%, due 4/1/2029
1,068,320
(a)
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Healthcare - Products – cont'd
$80,000
5.25%, due 10/1/2029
$70,974
(a)
 
1,419,703
Healthcare - Services 4.4%
 
Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc.
240,000
3.13%, due 2/15/2029
200,266
(a)
240,000
3.50%, due 4/1/2030
201,000
(a)
 
CHS/Community Health Systems, Inc.
222,000
8.00%, due 12/15/2027
217,070
(a)
5,000
6.00%, due 1/15/2029
4,275
(a)
460,000
5.25%, due 5/15/2030
367,557
(a)
480,000
4.75%, due 2/15/2031
363,638
(a)
 
DaVita, Inc.
355,000
4.63%, due 6/1/2030
302,922
(a)
780,000
3.75%, due 2/15/2031
623,717
(a)
580,000
Envision Healthcare Corp., 8.75%, due 10/15/2026
15,782
(a)(f)
155,000
Fortrea Holdings, Inc., 7.50%, due 7/1/2030
158,409
(a)
170,000
HealthEquity, Inc., 4.50%, due 10/1/2029
152,280
(a)
355,000
LifePoint Health, Inc., 9.88%, due 8/15/2030
354,872
(a)(g)
 
Molina Healthcare, Inc.
615,000
4.38%, due 6/15/2028
563,910
(a)
1,025,000
3.88%, due 5/15/2032
855,082
(a)
660,000
Select Medical Corp., 6.25%, due 8/15/2026
654,376
(a)
 
Tenet Healthcare Corp.
580,000
4.88%, due 1/1/2026
561,353
440,000
5.13%, due 11/1/2027
417,821
865,000
6.13%, due 10/1/2028
823,990
570,000
6.13%, due 6/15/2030
553,898
1,435,000
6.75%, due 5/15/2031
1,425,409
(a)
490,000
U.S. Acute Care Solutions LLC, 6.38%, due 3/1/2026
428,177
(a)
 
9,245,804
Holding Companies - Diversified 0.4%
825,000
Benteler International AG, 10.50%, due 5/15/2028
836,344
(a)
Home Builders 1.7%
880,000
KB Home, 7.25%, due 7/15/2030
898,146
 
Mattamy Group Corp.
160,000
5.25%, due 12/15/2027
151,294
(a)
350,000
4.63%, due 3/1/2030
307,018
(a)
145,000
Meritage Homes Corp., 5.13%, due 6/6/2027
140,328
 
Shea Homes LP/Shea Homes Funding Corp.
1,280,000
4.75%, due 2/15/2028
1,164,800
280,000
4.75%, due 4/1/2029
248,559
570,000
Taylor Morrison Communities, Inc./Taylor Morrison Holdings II, Inc., 5.63%, due 3/1/2024
567,296
(a)
 
3,477,441
Insurance 4.8%
 
Alliant Holdings Intermediate LLC/Alliant Holdings Co.-Issuer
2,475,000
6.75%, due 10/15/2027
2,344,330
(a)
505,000
5.88%, due 11/1/2029
446,851
(a)
595,000
AmWINS Group, Inc., 4.88%, due 6/30/2029
545,875
(a)
960,000
AssuredPartners, Inc., 5.63%, due 1/15/2029
838,004
(a)
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Insurance – cont'd
$685,000
BroadStreet Partners, Inc., 5.88%, due 4/15/2029
$611,723
(a)
2,155,000
GTCR AP Finance, Inc., 8.00%, due 5/15/2027
2,134,335
(a)
 
HUB International Ltd.
390,000
7.00%, due 5/1/2026
389,206
(a)
485,000
5.63%, due 12/1/2029
432,876
(a)
1,990,000
7.25%, due 6/15/2030
2,027,830
(a)
430,000
Ryan Specialty LLC, 4.38%, due 2/1/2030
380,439
(a)
 
10,151,469
Internet 2.3%
845,000
EquipmentShare.com, Inc., 9.00%, due 5/15/2028
837,581
(a)
 
Gen Digital, Inc.
390,000
6.75%, due 9/30/2027
391,361
(a)
470,000
7.13%, due 9/30/2030
473,636
(a)
515,000
Match Group Holdings II LLC, 5.63%, due 2/15/2029
489,344
(a)
385,000
Newfold Digital Holdings Group, Inc., 6.00%, due 2/15/2029
283,938
(a)
 
Northwest Fiber LLC/Northwest Fiber Finance Sub, Inc.
435,000
4.75%, due 4/30/2027
378,604
(a)
240,000
6.00%, due 2/15/2028
189,600
(a)
645,000
10.75%, due 6/1/2028
590,668
(a)
1,335,000
Ziff Davis, Inc., 4.63%, due 10/15/2030
1,169,806
(a)
 
4,804,538
Iron - Steel 0.9%
 
ATI, Inc.
130,000
5.88%, due 12/1/2027
126,356
450,000
4.88%, due 10/1/2029
409,509
 
Carpenter Technology Corp.
75,000
6.38%, due 7/15/2028
73,854
775,000
7.63%, due 3/15/2030
790,454
595,000
TMS International Corp., 6.25%, due 4/15/2029
497,569
(a)
 
1,897,742
Leisure Time 3.8%
 
Carnival Corp.
1,690,000
9.88%, due 8/1/2027
1,766,880
(a)
745,000
6.00%, due 5/1/2029
669,672
(a)
1,080,000
Carnival Holdings Bermuda Ltd., 10.38%, due 5/1/2028
1,178,441
(a)
410,000
Carnival PLC, 7.88%, due 6/1/2027
416,191
230,000
Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc., 9.00%, due 5/15/2028
237,505
(a)
50,000
Lindblad Expeditions LLC, 6.75%, due 2/15/2027
47,981
(a)
 
NCL Corp. Ltd.
30,000
5.88%, due 3/15/2026
28,388
(a)
650,000
5.88%, due 2/15/2027
632,988
(a)
555,000
NCL Finance Ltd., 6.13%, due 3/15/2028
505,050
(a)
 
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
345,000
4.25%, due 7/1/2026
320,670
(a)
1,205,000
5.50%, due 4/1/2028
1,135,709
(a)
1,070,000
7.25%, due 1/15/2030
1,081,572
(a)
 
8,021,047
Lodging 0.6%
1,325,000
Wynn Las Vegas LLC/Wynn Las Vegas Capital Corp., 5.50%, due 3/1/2025
1,300,041
(a)
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Machinery - Construction & Mining 0.6%
$635,000
Manitowoc Co., Inc., 9.00%, due 4/1/2026
$631,825
(a)
670,000
Terex Corp., 5.00%, due 5/15/2029
623,415
(a)
 
1,255,240
Machinery - Diversified 1.6%
320,000
ATS Corp., 4.13%, due 12/15/2028
286,219
(a)
 
Chart Industries, Inc.
1,700,000
7.50%, due 1/1/2030
1,742,244
(a)
95,000
9.50%, due 1/1/2031
101,887
(a)
1,060,000
SPX FLOW, Inc., 8.75%, due 4/1/2030
977,532
(a)
265,000
TK Elevator U.S. Newco, Inc., 5.25%, due 7/15/2027
247,816
(a)
 
3,355,698
Media 5.5%
 
CCO Holdings LLC/CCO Holdings Capital Corp.
1,730,000
5.50%, due 5/1/2026
1,689,006
(a)
520,000
5.00%, due 2/1/2028
480,548
(a)
1,330,000
5.38%, due 6/1/2029
1,215,426
(a)
440,000
6.38%, due 9/1/2029
420,720
(a)
140,000
4.50%, due 8/15/2030
118,622
(a)
570,000
4.25%, due 2/1/2031
468,592
(a)
325,000
7.38%, due 3/1/2031
323,148
(a)
390,000
4.75%, due 2/1/2032
321,988
(a)
 
CSC Holdings LLC
150,000
5.25%, due 6/1/2024
139,834
525,000
5.38%, due 2/1/2028
438,411
(a)
315,000
11.25%, due 5/15/2028
311,456
(a)
535,000
6.50%, due 2/1/2029
454,276
(a)
1,940,000
5.75%, due 1/15/2030
1,004,294
(a)
605,000
4.13%, due 12/1/2030
437,430
(a)
615,000
4.63%, due 12/1/2030
308,949
(a)
 
DISH DBS Corp.
240,000
7.75%, due 7/1/2026
155,160
530,000
5.25%, due 12/1/2026
434,073
(a)
710,000
5.13%, due 6/1/2029
356,775
430,000
DISH Network Corp., 11.75%, due 11/15/2027
432,828
(a)
 
McGraw-Hill Education, Inc.
400,000
5.75%, due 8/1/2028
351,200
(a)
680,000
8.00%, due 8/1/2029
584,800
(a)
445,000
Midcontinent Communications/Midcontinent Finance Corp., 5.38%, due 8/15/2027
419,734
(a)
245,000
Radiate Holdco LLC/Radiate Finance, Inc., 6.50%, due 9/15/2028
146,865
(a)
690,000
Sirius XM Radio, Inc., 3.88%, due 9/1/2031
540,240
(a)
 
11,554,375
Metal Fabricate - Hardware 0.3%
525,000
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., 6.38%, due 6/15/2030
519,699
(a)
Mining 4.8%
590,000
Arsenal AIC Parent LLC, 8.00%, due 10/1/2030
601,800
(a)(g)
 
First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
579,000
7.50%, due 4/1/2025
577,060
(a)
1,120,000
6.88%, due 3/1/2026
1,104,600
(a)
1,480,000
6.88%, due 10/15/2027
1,455,165
(a)
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Mining – cont'd
$2,055,000
8.63%, due 6/1/2031
$2,103,806
(a)
 
FMG Resources August 2006 Pty Ltd.
655,000
5.88%, due 4/15/2030
628,188
(a)
165,000
4.38%, due 4/1/2031
141,886
(a)
895,000
6.13%, due 4/15/2032
859,282
(a)
 
Hudbay Minerals, Inc.
1,300,000
4.50%, due 4/1/2026
1,232,763
(a)
1,365,000
6.13%, due 4/1/2029
1,307,643
(a)
 
10,012,193
Miscellaneous Manufacturer 0.5%
145,000
Amsted Industries, Inc., 5.63%, due 7/1/2027
140,650
(a)
965,000
Calderys Financing LLC, 11.25%, due 6/1/2028
992,502
(a)
 
1,133,152
Office - Business Equipment 0.4%
 
CDW LLC/CDW Finance Corp.
460,000
4.25%, due 4/1/2028
425,054
505,000
3.57%, due 12/1/2031
427,447
 
852,501
Oil & Gas 7.7%
 
Ascent Resources Utica Holdings LLC/ARU Finance Corp.
1,770,000
7.00%, due 11/1/2026
1,731,100
(a)
190,000
9.00%, due 11/1/2027
236,902
(a)
1,110,000
8.25%, due 12/31/2028
1,102,351
(a)
250,000
5.88%, due 6/30/2029
225,674
(a)
235,000
Callon Petroleum Co., 7.50%, due 6/15/2030
228,142
(a)
860,000
Chesapeake Energy Corp., 6.75%, due 4/15/2029
856,169
(a)
 
Civitas Resources, Inc.
1,035,000
8.38%, due 7/1/2028
1,064,559
(a)
1,160,000
8.75%, due 7/1/2031
1,200,600
(a)
 
Comstock Resources, Inc.
1,467,000
6.75%, due 3/1/2029
1,368,371
(a)
2,005,000
5.88%, due 1/15/2030
1,774,796
(a)
 
Hilcorp Energy I LP/Hilcorp Finance Co.
395,000
6.25%, due 11/1/2028
378,120
(a)
1,073,000
5.75%, due 2/1/2029
992,525
(a)
118,000
6.00%, due 2/1/2031
106,860
(a)
190,000
Nabors Industries Ltd., 7.50%, due 1/15/2028
174,275
(a)
550,000
Nabors Industries, Inc., 7.38%, due 5/15/2027
537,889
(a)
1,095,000
Noble Finance II LLC, 8.00%, due 4/15/2030
1,126,481
(a)
405,000
Northern Oil & Gas, Inc., 8.13%, due 3/1/2028
401,962
(a)
 
Permian Resources Operating LLC
250,000
5.38%, due 1/15/2026
240,000
(a)
655,000
5.88%, due 7/1/2029
624,248
(a)
1,120,000
Rockcliff Energy II LLC, 5.50%, due 10/15/2029
1,025,637
(a)
790,000
Valaris Ltd., 8.38%, due 4/30/2030
808,328
(a)
 
16,204,989
Packaging & Containers 4.5%
 
Ardagh Metal Packaging Finance USA LLC/Ardagh Metal Packaging Finance PLC
555,000
6.00%, due 6/15/2027
547,659
(a)
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Packaging & Containers – cont'd
$115,000
4.00%, due 9/1/2029
$94,059
(a)
 
Ardagh Packaging Finance PLC/Ardagh Holdings USA, Inc.
2,060,000
5.25%, due 8/15/2027
1,768,007
(a)
200,000
5.25%, due 8/15/2027
171,651
(a)
335,000
Ball Corp., 6.00%, due 6/15/2029
335,000
145,000
Berry Global, Inc., 5.63%, due 7/15/2027
141,446
(a)
145,000
Crown Americas LLC/Crown Americas Capital Corp. VI, 4.75%, due 2/1/2026
140,170
 
Mauser Packaging Solutions Holding Co.
795,000
7.88%, due 8/15/2026
792,855
(a)
1,945,000
9.25%, due 4/15/2027
1,807,002
(a)
410,000
Pactiv Evergreen Group Issuer LLC/Pactiv Evergreen Group Issuer, Inc., 4.38%, due 10/15/2028
362,437
(a)
50,000
Pactiv Evergreen Group Issuer, Inc./Pactiv Evergreen Group Issuer LLC, 4.00%, due 10/15/2027
45,030
(a)
460,000
Sealed Air Corp., 4.00%, due 12/1/2027
423,777
(a)
560,000
Sealed Air Corp./Sealed Air Corp. U.S., 6.13%, due 2/1/2028
557,485
(a)
540,000
Trident TPI Holdings, Inc., 12.75%, due 12/31/2028
571,821
(a)
 
Trivium Packaging Finance BV
540,000
5.50%, due 8/15/2026
513,048
(a)
1,205,000
8.50%, due 8/15/2027
1,159,166
(a)
 
9,430,613
Pharmaceuticals 1.2%
480,000
180 Medical, Inc., 3.88%, due 10/15/2029
420,256
(a)
 
Bausch Health Cos., Inc.
475,000
5.50%, due 11/1/2025
427,500
(a)
250,000
9.00%, due 12/15/2025
228,892
(a)
295,000
6.13%, due 2/1/2027
193,684
(a)
155,000
5.75%, due 8/15/2027
99,646
(a)
1,200,000
Teva Pharmaceutical Finance Netherlands III BV, 7.88%, due 9/15/2029
1,249,181
 
2,619,159
Pipelines 12.9%
 
Antero Midstream Partners LP/Antero Midstream Finance Corp.
905,000
7.88%, due 5/15/2026
924,097
(a)
1,080,000
5.38%, due 6/15/2029
1,012,462
(a)
 
Buckeye Partners LP
225,000
4.13%, due 3/1/2025
216,563
(a)
420,000
4.13%, due 12/1/2027
380,100
565,000
5.85%, due 11/15/2043
436,982
825,000
5.60%, due 10/15/2044
610,500
2,100,000
CQP Holdco LP/BIP-V Chinook Holdco LLC, 5.50%, due 6/15/2031
1,909,991
(a)
 
Crestwood Midstream Partners LP/Crestwood Midstream Finance Corp.
70,000
5.63%, due 5/1/2027
66,500
(a)
125,000
6.00%, due 2/1/2029
117,813
(a)
2,010,000
7.38%, due 2/1/2031
2,004,899
(a)
1,270,000
DT Midstream, Inc., 4.13%, due 6/15/2029
1,126,011
(a)
240,000
EnLink Midstream LLC, 6.50%, due 9/1/2030
241,567
(a)
 
EQM Midstream Partners LP
870,000
6.00%, due 7/1/2025
863,771
(a)
75,000
4.13%, due 12/1/2026
70,429
1,165,000
7.50%, due 6/1/2027
1,182,343
(a)
405,000
6.50%, due 7/1/2027
403,073
(a)
825,000
5.50%, due 7/15/2028
793,793
See Notes to Schedule of Investments

Schedule of Investments High Yield Strategies Fund Inc.^ (Unaudited)  (cont’d)
Principal Amount
Value
Pipelines – cont'd
$320,000
4.50%, due 1/15/2029
$292,434
(a)
825,000
7.50%, due 6/1/2030
850,748
(a)
 
Genesis Energy LP/Genesis Energy Finance Corp.
165,000
6.50%, due 10/1/2025
163,455
30,000
6.25%, due 5/15/2026
28,628
850,000
7.75%, due 2/1/2028
826,659
360,000
8.88%, due 4/15/2030
359,076
880,000
Harvest Midstream I LP, 7.50%, due 9/1/2028
864,852
(a)
 
Howard Midstream Energy Partners LLC
870,000
6.75%, due 1/15/2027
839,232
(a)
750,000
8.88%, due 7/15/2028
766,950
(a)
970,000
ITT Holdings LLC, 6.50%, due 8/1/2029
829,589
(a)
1,165,000
Kinetik Holdings LP, 5.88%, due 6/15/2030
1,119,856
(a)
 
New Fortress Energy, Inc.
1,215,000
6.75%, due 9/15/2025
1,157,060
(a)
2,050,000
6.50%, due 9/30/2026
1,880,993
(a)
400,000
NuStar Logistics LP, 5.75%, due 10/1/2025
393,000
1,850,000
Summit Midstream Holdings LLC/Summit Midstream Finance Corp., 9.00%, due 10/15/2026
1,817,603
(a)