BOSTON, Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The merger of Eaton Vance New Jersey Municipal Income Trust (NYSE American: EVJ) into Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust (EVN) was completed at the close of the New York Stock Exchange on February 22, 2019.
The merger was based upon the Funds' closing net assets on February 22, 2019. The exchange ratio at which common shares of EVJ were converted to common shares of EVN is listed below:
Acquired Fund (Trading Symbol)
Eaton Vance New Jersey Municipal Income Trust (EVJ)
Fractional shares of EVN common stock were not issued in the merger and consequently cash will be distributed for any such fractional amounts.
About Eaton Vance
Eaton Vance is a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp. (EV). Eaton Vance is a leading global asset manager whose history dates to 1924. With offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $423.1 billion in assets as of December 31, 2018, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. For more information, visit eatonvance.com.
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