Eaton Vance Management (International) Limited (EVMI), a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Management, has announced that Clifton Bowie (Bo) Hunt has joined the firm as Vice President, Global High Yield Analyst, reporting to Jeffrey D. Mueller, Vice President, High Yield Portfolio Manager. Mr. Hunt is based in London and is responsible for analysing and evaluating the credit-worthiness of high yield bond issuers and for making timely investment recommendations.

The appointment marks the latest in a series of strategic steps to enhance Eaton Vance’s high yield and broader fixed income offerings.

“Bo’s appointment comes at a very exciting time for our strategy, and he will be a great addition to our team,” said Mr. Mueller. “His in-depth experience and understanding of fixed income markets bolsters our global investment research capabilities and strengthens our investment offerings.”

Mr. Hunt joins from Fidelity International in London, where he served most recently as a credit analyst in the firm’s fixed income division. Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Hunt was a stressed/distressed credit analyst within the Global Credit & Special Situations Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York. He previously held credit analyst roles at Petsky Prunier LLC and Rothschild Inc. Mr. Hunt graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of science in economics.

Eaton Vance (NYSE: EV), 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 $336.4 billion (USD) in assets as of 31 October 2016, 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 http://www.eatonvance.co.uk/

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