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Eaton Vance Risk-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund -- Eaton Vance Management Announces Portfolio Manager Change

BOSTON, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Management announced that effective immediately Michael A. Allison is the sole portfolio manager of Eaton Vance Risk-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund (ETJ) (the "Fund").  Mr. Allison has managed the Fund since its inception in 2007.

The Fund is managed by Eaton Vance Management, a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp. (EV) which 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 $363.7 billion in assets as of January 31, 2017, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. For more information, visit eatonvance.com.

Shares of closed-end funds often trade at a discount from their net asset value ("NAV"). The market price of Fund shares may vary from NAV based on factors affecting the supply and demand for shares, such as Fund distribution rates relative to similar investments, investors' expectations for future distribution changes, the clarity of the Fund's investment strategy and future return expectations, and investors' confidence in the underlying markets in which the Fund invests. 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. Before investing, prospective investors should consider carefully the Fund's investment objective, risks, charges and expenses.

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