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Eaton Vance Closed-end Equity Funds Declare Early Monthly Distributions

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Eaton Vance Closed-end Equity Funds Declare Early Monthly Distributions16:30 EST Tuesday, December 20, 2011BOSTON, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Management, the Boston-based investment adviser, announced the monthly distributions declared on the common shares of three of its closed-end equity funds (the "Funds"). The record date for the distributions is December 30, 2011, and the payable date is January 11, 2012. The ex-date is December 28, 2011.  The declaration, record and payment dates of the regular January distribution have been accelerated to allow the Funds to meet their 2011 distribution requirements for federal excise tax purposes.  The Funds expect to declare their next regular monthly distribution in the middle of February for payment at the end of February. The distribution per share each Fund is as follows: DistributionFundPer ShareEaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund  (NYSE: EVT)                     $0.1075Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Income Fund  (NYSE: ETG)                     $0.1025Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund  (NYSE: ETO)                     $0.1167At this time the Funds believe that a portion of the January distributions 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 each Fund's distributions will occur after the end of the year, at which time it will be reported to the shareholders.The Funds are 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 $188.2 billion in assets as of October 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  SOURCE Eaton Vance ManagementFor further information: CONTACT: Investor Contact: (800) 262-1122