Eaton Vance Authorizes Repurchase of up to 8,000,000 Shares

Oct 26, 2011, 15:05 ET from Eaton Vance Corp.

BOSTON, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) today authorized the repurchase of up to 8.0 million shares of the Company's non-voting common stock.  Today's authorization replaces the July 13, 2011 authorization under which the Company repurchased 3.8 million shares.

Eaton Vance Corp. is one of the oldest investment management firms in the United States, with a history dating to 1924.  Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $177.8 billion in assets as of September 30, 2011, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions.  The Company's long record of providing exemplary service 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

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