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Eaton Vance Closed-end Bank Loan Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

Friday, April 13, 2012

Eaton Vance Closed-end Bank Loan Funds Declare Monthly Distributions16:14 EDT Friday, April 13, 2012BOSTON, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Eaton Vance Management, the Boston-based investment adviser, announced the monthly distributions declared on the common shares of two of its closed-end bank loan funds (the "Funds"). As portfolio and market conditions change, the rate of future distributions may change. The distributions are expected to be paid on April 30, 2012, to shareholders of record on April 23, 2012.  The ex-date is April 19, 2012.  The distribution per share for each Fund is as follows:Fund Distribution Per Share Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Trust (NYSE: EFT) $0.085Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (NYSE: EFR) $0.087At this time the Funds believe that a portion of the April 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 $197.2 billion in assets as of March 31, 2012, 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 Eaton Vance ManagementFor further information: Investors: 1-800-262-1122