Eaton Vance Short Duration Diversified Income Fund Declares Monthly Distribution

Mar 15, 2011, 15:40 ET from Eaton Vance Management

BOSTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Short Duration Diversified Income Fund (NYSE: EVG), a closed-end management investment company, today declared a monthly distribution of $0.09 per common share. As portfolio and market conditions change, the rate of future distributions may change. The distribution is expected to be paid on March 31, 2011, to shareholders of record on March 24, 2011.  The ex-date is March 22, 2011.

At this time the Fund believes that a portion of the March distribution may be comprised of amounts from sources other than net investment income.  If that is the case, you will be notified in writing.  Further information will be available prior to the payment date at  The final determination of tax characteristics of the Fund's distributions will occur after the end of the year, at which time it will be reported to the shareholders.

The 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 $191.7 billion in assets as of January 31, 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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