BOSTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At their annual meeting held March 27, 2014, shareholders of Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Plus Fund (NYSE: EFF) and Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (NYSE: EFT) (the "Funds"), each a closed-end investment company, voted to elect Thomas E. Faust Jr. and Allen R. Freedman as Class I Trustees of each Fund, each for a three-year term, and Valerie A. Mosley as Class III Trustee of each Fund for a two-year term. Each Fund's Class II and remaining Class III Trustees, who serve staggered terms, were not up for election and remain in office.
The shareholder meeting for holders of each Fund's variable rate term preferred shares ("VRTP") has been adjourned until April 3, 2014 at 11:30 A.M. and will be held at the principal office of the Funds, Two International Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02110. The Annual Meeting for holders of the Funds' VRTP, which was to be held for the purpose of electing Scott E. Eston as a Class I Trustee solely by holders of VRTP of each Fund, was adjourned to provide the Funds with additional time to solicit proxies from VRTP holders to establish the requisite quorum for the conduct of business at the Annual Meeting.
Each Fund is managed by Eaton Vance Management, a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV), based in Boston, one of the oldest investment management firms in the United States, with a history dating back to 1924. Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $278.6 billion in assets as of January 31, 2014, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. The Company's long record of providing exemplary service, timely innovation and attractive returns through a variety of market conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of choice for many of today's most discerning investors. For more information about Eaton Vance, visit www.eatonvance.com.
SOURCE Eaton Vance Management