BOSTON, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The merger of Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund II (NYSE American: EIV) into Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (NYSE American: EIM) was completed at the close of the New York Stock Exchange on March 22, 2019.
The merger was based upon the Funds' closing net assets on March 22, 2019. The exchange ratio at which common shares of EIV were converted to common shares of EIM is listed below:
Acquired Fund (Trading Symbol)
Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund II (EIV)
Fractional shares of EIM common stock were not issued in the merger and consequently cash will be distributed for any such fractional amounts. EIM is a closed-end management investment company sponsored and managed by Eaton Vance Management. Eaton Vance Management is a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp.
Eaton Vance Corp. (EV) provides advanced investment strategies and wealth management solutions to forward-thinking investors around the world. Through principal investment affiliates Eaton Vance, Parametric, Atlanta Capital, Hexavest and Calvert, the Company offers a diversity of investment approaches, encompassing bottom-up and top-down fundamental active management, responsible investing, systematic investing and customized implementation of client-specified portfolio exposures. As of January 31, 2019, Eaton Vance had consolidated assets under management of $444.7 billion. For more information, visit eatonvance.com.
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This press release is for informational purposes only and is not intended to, and does not, constitute an offer to purchase or sell shares of the Funds.
Fund shares are subject to investment risk, including possible loss of principal invested. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. An investment in a Fund may not be appropriate for all investors. Additional information about the Funds, including performance and portfolio characteristic information, is available at www.eatonvance.com.
Statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements as defined by the U.S. securities laws. You should exercise caution in interpreting and relying on forward-looking statements because they are subject to uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond a Fund's control and could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.