Overview

Growth of $10,000

10-year period ended 06/30/2016

  • Class A at NAV

Historical Returns (%)as of Jun 30, 2016

Annualized
1 Mo. 3 Mos. YTD 1 Yr. 3 Yrs. 5 Yrs. 10 Yrs.
07/31/2016
Fund at NAV 3.64 2.72 2.00 -0.72 5.89 6.89 3.91
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -2.28 -3.14 -3.90 -6.44 3.81 5.63 3.30
Return After Taxes on Dist w/Max Sales Charge -7.36 2.85 4.70 2.38
Return After Taxes on Dist & Sales of Fund Shares w/Max Sales Charge -3.03 2.88 4.40 2.66
MSCI World Index1 4.22 3.64 4.91 -0.46 6.59 7.90 4.80
06/30/2016
Fund at NAV -1.57 0.25 -1.58 -2.51 5.96 5.85 3.80
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -7.25 -5.52 -7.27 -8.13 3.88 4.60 3.19
Return After Taxes on Dist w/Max Sales Charge -8.97 2.93 3.69 2.27
Return After Taxes on Dist & Sales of Fund Shares w/Max Sales Charge -3.90 2.97 3.62 2.60
MSCI World Index1 -1.12 1.01 0.66 -2.78 6.94 6.62 4.43
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance is for the stated time period only; due to market volatility, the Fund's current performance may be lower or higher than quoted. Returns are historical and are calculated by determining the percentage change in net asset value (NAV) with all distributions reinvested. Returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. Performance less than or equal to one year is cumulative. After-tax returns are calculated using certain assumptions, including using the highest historical individual federal income tax rates, and do not reflect the impact of state/local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on a shareholder's tax situation and the actual characterization of distributions and may differ from those shown. After-tax returns are not relevant to shareholders who hold shares in tax-deferred accounts or shares held by nontaxable entities. Return After Taxes on Distributions may be the same as Return Before Taxes for the same period because no taxable distributions were made during that period. Return After Taxes on Distributions and Sale of Fund Shares may be greater than or equal to Return After Taxes on Distributions for the same period because of losses realized on the sale of Fund shares. Before-tax and after-tax returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. Max Sales Charge: 5.75%.

Fund Factsas of Jul 31, 2016

Class A Inception 05/30/2003
Investment Objective After-tax total return
Total Net Assets $798.8M
Minimum Investment $1000
Expense Ratio2 1.18%
CUSIP 277923108

Top 10 Holdings (%)3,4as of Jun 30, 2016

Alphabet Inc - CL C
Wells Fargo & Co
Royal Dutch Shell PLC
Visa Inc
Time Warner Inc
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp
Lowe's Cos Inc
Shire PLC
Equity Residential
Keyence Corp
Total 22.34

Portfolio Management

Christopher M. Dyer, CFA Managed Fund since 2015
Michael A. Allison, CFA Managed Fund since 2013
John H. Croft, CFA Managed Fund since 2010

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk 

Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Changes in the dividend policies of companies could make it difficult to provide a predictable level of income. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical or other conditions. Dividend capture strategies may result in higher portfolio turnover, increased trading costs and potential for capital loss or gains. When interest rates rise, the value of preferred stocks and other hybrid securities will generally decline. Market conditions may limit the ability to generate tax losses or to generate dividend income taxed at favorable tax rates. The Fund's ability to utilize various tax-managed techniques may be curtailed or eliminated in the future by tax legislation or regulation. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Performance

Historical Returns (%)as of Jun 30, 2016

Annualized
1 Mo. 3 Mos. YTD 1 Yr. 3 Yrs. 5 Yrs. 10 Yrs.
07/31/2016
Fund at NAV 3.64 2.72 2.00 -0.72 5.89 6.89 3.91
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -2.28 -3.14 -3.90 -6.44 3.81 5.63 3.30
Return After Taxes on Dist w/Max Sales Charge -7.30 2.87 4.71 2.38
Return After Taxes on Dist & Sales of Fund Shares w/Max Sales Charge -2.97 2.90 4.41 2.66
MSCI World Index1 4.22 3.64 4.91 -0.46 6.59 7.90 4.80
Morningstar™ World Stock Category5 4.15 3.87 4.54 -1.35 5.33 6.61 4.81
06/30/2016
Fund at NAV -1.57 0.25 -1.58 -2.51 5.96 5.85 3.80
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -7.25 -5.52 -7.27 -8.13 3.88 4.60 3.19
Return After Taxes on Dist w/Max Sales Charge -8.97 2.93 3.69 2.27
Return After Taxes on Dist & Sales of Fund Shares w/Max Sales Charge -3.90 2.97 3.62 2.60
MSCI World Index1 -1.12 1.01 0.66 -2.78 6.94 6.62 4.43
Morningstar™ World Stock Category5 -1.08 0.78 0.40 -4.17 5.63 5.33 4.33
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance is for the stated time period only; due to market volatility, the Fund's current performance may be lower or higher than quoted. Returns are historical and are calculated by determining the percentage change in net asset value (NAV) with all distributions reinvested. Returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. Performance less than or equal to one year is cumulative. After-tax returns are calculated using certain assumptions, including using the highest historical individual federal income tax rates, and do not reflect the impact of state/local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on a shareholder's tax situation and the actual characterization of distributions and may differ from those shown. After-tax returns are not relevant to shareholders who hold shares in tax-deferred accounts or shares held by nontaxable entities. Return After Taxes on Distributions may be the same as Return Before Taxes for the same period because no taxable distributions were made during that period. Return After Taxes on Distributions and Sale of Fund Shares may be greater than or equal to Return After Taxes on Distributions for the same period because of losses realized on the sale of Fund shares. Before-tax and after-tax returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. Max Sales Charge: 5.75%.

Calendar Year Returns (%)

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Fund at NAV 19.00 5.63 -33.43 20.73 8.10 -1.18 13.82 20.68 3.10 2.97
MSCI World Index1 20.07 9.04 -40.71 29.99 11.76 -5.54 15.83 26.68 4.94 -0.87

Fund Facts

Expense Ratio2 1.18%
Class A Inception 05/30/2003
Distribution Frequency Monthly

Yield Information6as of Jul 31, 2016

Distribution Rate at NAV 3.84%
SEC 30-day Yield 1.06%

Risk Measures (3 Year)7as of Jul 31, 2016

Alpha (%) 0.13
Beta 0.87
R-Squared (%) 95.47
Standard Deviation (%) 10.29
Sharpe Ratio 0.56

Morningstar™ Ratingsas of Jul 31, 2016

Time Period Rating Rating (Load Waived) Funds in
World Stock
Category
Overall *** *** 943
3 Years *** *** 943
5 Years *** *** 733
10 Years *** *** 418
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns.

The Overall Morningstar Rating for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics.

© 2016 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers is responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating™ based on how a fund ranks on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure against other funds in the same category. This measure takes into account variations in a fund's monthly performance after adjusting for sales loads (except for load-waived A shares) redemption fees, and the risk-free rate, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. Load-waived A share star ratings do not include any front-end sales load and are intended for those investors who have access to such purchase terms (e.g., plan participants of a defined contribution plan). Not all A share mutual funds for which Morningstar calculates a load-waived A share star rating may actually waive their front-end sales load. Therefore, Morningstar strongly encourages investors to contact their investment professional to determine whether they are eligible to purchase the A share without paying the front load. The Morningstar Rating may differ among share classes of a mutual fund as a result of different sales loads and/or expense structure.

NAV History

Date NAV NAV Change
Aug 22, 2016 $11.26 -$0.01
Aug 19, 2016 $11.27 -$0.08
Aug 18, 2016 $11.35 $0.02
Aug 17, 2016 $11.33 $0.02
Aug 16, 2016 $11.31 -$0.04
Aug 15, 2016 $11.35 $0.04
Aug 12, 2016 $11.31 -$0.02
Aug 11, 2016 $11.33 $0.06
Aug 10, 2016 $11.27 $0.00
Aug 09, 2016 $11.27 $0.03
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Distribution History8

Ex-Date Distribution Reinvest NAV
Aug 19, 2016 $0.03600 $11.27
Jul 19, 2016 $0.03600 $11.11
Jun 21, 2016 $0.03600 $10.92
May 19, 2016 $0.03600 $10.85
Apr 19, 2016 $0.03600 $11.21
Mar 21, 2016 $0.03600 $10.97
Feb 19, 2016 $0.03600 $10.38
Dec 31, 2015 $0.03600 $11.25
Dec 17, 2015 $0.03600 $11.24
Nov 19, 2015 $0.03600 $11.56
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No records in this table indicates that there has not been a distribution greater than .0001 within the past 3 years.
Fund prospectus

Capital Gain History8

Ex-Date Short-Term Long-Term Reinvest NAV
No records in this table indicates that there has not been a capital gain greater than .0001 within the past 3 years.
Fund prospectus

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance is as of month-end for the stated time period only; due to market volatility, the Fund's current performance may be lower or higher than quoted. For the Eaton Vance Fund's performance as of the most recent month-end, please refer to eatonvance.com. Returns are historical and are calculated by determining the percentage change in net asset value (NAV) with all distributions reinvested. Returns shown at NAV unless noted otherwise. Returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. It is not possible to invest in an index.

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk 

Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Changes in the dividend policies of companies could make it difficult to provide a predictable level of income. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical or other conditions. Dividend capture strategies may result in higher portfolio turnover, increased trading costs and potential for capital loss or gains. When interest rates rise, the value of preferred stocks and other hybrid securities will generally decline. Market conditions may limit the ability to generate tax losses or to generate dividend income taxed at favorable tax rates. The Fund's ability to utilize various tax-managed techniques may be curtailed or eliminated in the future by tax legislation or regulation. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Portfolio

Asset Mix (%)4,9,10as of Jun 30, 2016

U.S. Common Stocks 55.33
Foreign Common Stocks 32.78
Preferred Stock 3.97
Cash 3.13
Foreign Corporate Bonds 2.95
U.S. Corporate Bonds 1.84
Total 100.00

Portfolio Statisticsas of Jun 30, 2016

Average Market Cap $114.7B
Price/Earnings Ratio 17.33
Number of Holdings 129
Price/Book Ratio 2.46
Last Capital Gain Date Never

GICS Sector Breakdown (%)4,9as of Jun 30, 2016

Sector Fund MSCI World Index1
Consumer Discretionary 12.57 12.47
Consumer Staples 11.21 11.27
Energy 6.91 6.97
Financials 20.12 18.96
Health Care 16.36 13.52
Industrials 11.35 10.69
Information Technology 12.36 13.98
Materials 0.22 4.74
Telecom Services 3.37 3.72
Utilities 3.26 3.68
Cash 2.27 0.00

Assets by Country (%)4as of Jun 30, 2016

United States 61.77
United Kingdom 6.62
Japan 6.41
Netherlands 3.89
France 3.72
Denmark 2.29
Switzerland 2.26
Germany 1.72
Belgium 1.39
Cash & Other Assets 2.27
Total 100.00
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Geographic Mix (%)4as of Jun 30, 2016

North America 62.86
Europe 24.41
Asia/Pacific 8.48
Middle East 1.33
Latin America/Caribbean 0.65
Cash & Other Assets 2.27
Total 100.00

Fund Holdings (%)4,11as of Jun 30, 2016

Holding % of Net Assets
Alphabet Inc - CL C 3.50%
Wells Fargo & Co 2.35%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC 2.28%
EV Cash Reserves Fund 2.24%
Visa Inc 2.18%
Time Warner Inc 2.06%
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp 2.05%
Lowe's Cos Inc 2.01%
Shire PLC 2.00%
Equity Residential 1.98%
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Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk 

Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Changes in the dividend policies of companies could make it difficult to provide a predictable level of income. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical or other conditions. Dividend capture strategies may result in higher portfolio turnover, increased trading costs and potential for capital loss or gains. When interest rates rise, the value of preferred stocks and other hybrid securities will generally decline. Market conditions may limit the ability to generate tax losses or to generate dividend income taxed at favorable tax rates. The Fund's ability to utilize various tax-managed techniques may be curtailed or eliminated in the future by tax legislation or regulation. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Insights & Analysis

Commentary

A Word On The Markets as of Jun 30, 2016

Turmoil following Britain's vote to exit the European Union left major global equity markets with mixed results for the second quarter of 2016.

The outcome of the June 23 "Brexit" vote sent stocks into a two-day tailspin. However, the market's subsequent rebound regained much of the lost ground, leaving some indexes in the black for the three-month period. The British referendum capped a quarter marked by rising stock market volatility, as a range of economic and geopolitical factors had investors on edge. By quarter-end, the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury had fallen below 1.5% amid many investors' flight to quality assets.

U.S. stocks advanced early in the period on positive economic news, including strong retail sales, job market gains and higher energy prices. The continued slow-but-steady economic growth led to expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) would likely raise interest rates at its June meeting. But, after a disappointing May jobs report, the Fed left rates unchanged amid new doubts about the health of the economy. U.S. stocks mounted a brief recovery in the days following the Fed announcement, only to fall sharply in the wake of the Brexit vote.

For the full three-month period, the Dow Jones Industrial Average12 recorded a 2.07% gain, while the broader S&P 500 Index13 advanced 2.46%. The technology-laden NASDAQ Composite Index14 fell 0.56%. In general, small-cap U.S. stocks outperformed their large-cap counterparts during the quarter.

Globally, Brexit loomed over equity markets in the months leading up to the June 23 vote and continued to dominate investor concerns in the aftermath of the referendum. European stocks, which rose early in the period, suffered heavier post-Brexit losses than U.S. shares, fueling a 1.46% decline in the MSCI EAFE Index15 of developed-market international equities. By contrast, China's post-Brexit stock market losses were relatively moderate.

Performance Summary 

Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Dividend Income Fund (the Fund) underperformed its benchmark, the MSCI World Index1 (the Index), for the quarter ended June 30, 2016, returning 0.25% for Class A shares at net asset value versus the Index's 1.01% return.

  • Global equity markets generally ended the quarter up, but after bouts of increased volatility on the heels of the U.K.'s historic referendum at the end of June to leave the EU. U.S. markets outperformed global markets, while emerging markets performed in line with broader developed indices. Developed international markets suffered due to European market worries, and as a result, the MSCI EAFE Index was one of the few negative-returning areas of the market in the second quarter.
  • From a sector standpoint, seven out of the 10 Index sectors had positive performance during the quarter, led by energy, health care and utilities. Consumer discretionary, information technology and financials were the worst-performing Index sectors during the quarter, each posting negative returns.
  • Preferred securities, as measured by the BofA Merrill Lynch Fixed Rate Preferred Securities Index16, outperformed the Fund's Index for the quarter, up 1.14%. As of June 30, preferred securities comprised 7.7% of the Fund's total net assets.

Historical Returns (%)as of Jun 30, 2016

Annualized
1 Mo. 3 Mos. YTD 1 Yr. 3 Yrs. 5 Yrs. 10 Yrs.
Fund at NAV -1.57 0.25 -1.58 -2.51 5.96 5.85 3.80
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -7.25 -5.52 -7.27 -8.13 3.88 4.60 3.19
Return After Taxes on Dist w/Max Sales Charge -8.97 2.93 3.69 2.27
Return After Taxes on Dist & Sales of Fund Shares w/Max Sales Charge -3.90 2.97 3.62 2.60
MSCI World Index1 -1.12 1.01 0.66 -2.78 6.94 6.62 4.43
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance is for the stated time period only; due to market volatility, the Fund's current performance may be lower or higher than quoted. Returns are historical and are calculated by determining the percentage change in net asset value (NAV) with all distributions reinvested. Returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. Performance less than or equal to one year is cumulative. After-tax returns are calculated using certain assumptions, including using the highest historical individual federal income tax rates, and do not reflect the impact of state/local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on a shareholder's tax situation and the actual characterization of distributions and may differ from those shown. After-tax returns are not relevant to shareholders who hold shares in tax-deferred accounts or shares held by nontaxable entities. Return After Taxes on Distributions may be the same as Return Before Taxes for the same period because no taxable distributions were made during that period. Return After Taxes on Distributions and Sale of Fund Shares may be greater than or equal to Return After Taxes on Distributions for the same period because of losses realized on the sale of Fund shares. Before-tax and after-tax returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. Max Sales Charge: 5.75%.

Fund Factsas of Jun 30, 2016

Class A Inception 05/30/2003
Expense Ratio2 1.18%

Contributors 

Factors contributing to the Fund's relative performance compared to the Index during the quarter:

  • The Fund's underweight to information technology was a contributor for the quarter, as the sector was one of the worst-performing Index sectors for the quarter. Stock selection within energy and consumer discretionary added to relative performance as well.
  • On a relative basis, Keyence, a Japanese information technology company, was the best-performing stock in the Fund. Additional contributors to the Fund's relative performance were energy company Royal Dutch Shell and Japanese company Nippon Telegraph and Telephone.
  • The Fund's allocation to preferred securities was a strong contributor to relative performance for the quarter.

Detractors 

Factors detracting from the Fund's relative performance compared to the Index during the quarter:

  • Stock selection was the primary reason for the Fund's relative underperformance for the quarter, specifically within health care and financials.
  • Financials proved to be a challenging sector to navigate during the second quarter. Synchrony Financial, Credit Suisse and St. James were among the top detractors from relative performance. Synchrony, the top detractor, experienced a sharp sell-off in June, when the company announced the possibility of loss provisions affecting estimated earnings per share going forward. Within health care, Bayer AG underperformed after talks of a consolidation with Monsanto were made public.
  • Sector allocation was generally neutral for the quarter. However, underweights to the materials and energy sectors were detractors versus the Index.

Investment Outlook And Fund Positioning 

Given the political and economic uncertainties raised by the Brexit vote, investors should expect continued market turbulence in the coming months.

Many observers view the U.S. economy as relatively well-positioned to weather the potential storm due to its large size and relatively small trade exposure to Britain. In addition, the market turmoil following the Brexit vote appears to have reduced the likelihood of a Fed interest-rate hike in the near term.

Overseas, investors will closely monitor the British economy for a widely predicted slowdown. Many eurozone nations, particularly those with weaker economies, may also be hurt by Brexit fallout. In China, the government's ability to hold the yuan steady against the dollar and other rising currencies is likely to impact the country's stock market performance in the short term.

Top 10 Holdings (%)3,4as of Jun 30, 2016

Alphabet Inc - CL C 3.50
Wells Fargo & Co 2.35
Royal Dutch Shell PLC 2.28
Visa Inc 2.18
Time Warner Inc 2.06
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp 2.05
Lowe's Cos Inc 2.01
Shire PLC 2.00
Equity Residential 1.98
Keyence Corp 1.94
Total 22.34

The views expressed in this report are those of portfolio manager(s) and are current only through the date stated at the top of this page. These views are subject to change at any time based upon market or other conditions, and Eaton Vance disclaims any responsibility to update such views. These views may not be relied upon as investment advice and, because investment decisions are based on many factors, may not be relied upon as an indication of trading intent on behalf of any Eaton Vance fund. This commentary may contain statements that are not historical facts, referred to as "forward looking statements". The Fund's actual future results may differ significantly from those stated in any forward-looking statement, depending on factors such as changes in securities or financial markets or general economic conditions, the volume of sales and purchases of Fund shares, the continuation of investment advisory, administrative and service contracts, and other risks discussed from time to time in the Fund's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk 

Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Changes in the dividend policies of companies could make it difficult to provide a predictable level of income. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical or other conditions. Dividend capture strategies may result in higher portfolio turnover, increased trading costs and potential for capital loss or gains. When interest rates rise, the value of preferred stocks and other hybrid securities will generally decline. Market conditions may limit the ability to generate tax losses or to generate dividend income taxed at favorable tax rates. The Fund's ability to utilize various tax-managed techniques may be curtailed or eliminated in the future by tax legislation or regulation. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.

Attribution

No attribution information is currently available.

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk 

Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Changes in the dividend policies of companies could make it difficult to provide a predictable level of income. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical or other conditions. Dividend capture strategies may result in higher portfolio turnover, increased trading costs and potential for capital loss or gains. When interest rates rise, the value of preferred stocks and other hybrid securities will generally decline. Market conditions may limit the ability to generate tax losses or to generate dividend income taxed at favorable tax rates. The Fund's ability to utilize various tax-managed techniques may be curtailed or eliminated in the future by tax legislation or regulation. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Management

Biography
Christopher M. Dyer, CFA

Christopher M. Dyer, CFA

Vice President, Director of Global Equity, Eaton Vance Management (International) Limited
Joined Eaton Vance 2015

Christopher Dyer is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management (International) Limited and director of global equity. He is responsible for building and leading a global equity investment team, and managing global and international equity portfolios. He joined Eaton Vance in 2015.

Chris began his career in the financial services industry in 2001. Before joining Eaton Vance, he was managing director and head of European equity for Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), where he was affiliated since 2001.

Chris earned a B.S., cum laude, from Georgetown University and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.S. Georgetown University
  • M.B.A. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2015
Biography
Michael A. Allison, CFA

Michael A. Allison, CFA

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 2000

Michael Allison is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s global core team. He is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for a number of the firm’s global core equity strategies. He is a member of the firm’s Equity Strategy Committee. He joined Eaton Vance in 2000.

Mike began his career in the investment management industry in 1988. Before joining Eaton Vance, Mike was an equity analyst for Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. He was also affiliated with Fleet Investment Advisors and Phoenix Home Life Mutual Fund Insurance Co.

Mike earned a B.S.B.A. from the University of Denver. He is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.S.B.A., The University of Denver
Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2013
Biography
John H. Croft, CFA

John H. Croft, CFA

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 2004

John Croft is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management, director of credit research and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s investment-grade fixed-income team. He is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for the firm’s investment-grade fixed-income strategies. He also leads the liability-driven investment (LDI) solutions effort. He joined Eaton Vance in 2004.

John began his career in the investment management industry in 1986. Before joining Eaton Vance, he was a credit analyst with Fidelity Management & Research Co.

John earned a B.A. from Colgate University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.A. Colgate University
  • M.B.A. Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2010

Literature

Literature

Fact Sheet

Commentary

Annual Report

Full Prospectus

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