Institutional Core Capabilities Brochure

Institutional Asset Management at Eaton Vance

At Eaton Vance, our sole purpose is to manage investment assets—so we can focus on what our clients have engaged us for at all times. We are not subject to the changing priorities of a parent company with many subsidiaries. We make strategic business decisions that are good for our clients, not simply good for a larger entity’s bottom line.

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Eaton Vance Quarterly Viewpoint

Giving leveraged credit the credit it is due

Payson F. Swaffield; April 2019
What is a bond worth? It is such a basic question that you wouldn’t think investors would change their minds so dramatically over the span of just a few months, in the absence of any significant change in underlying creditmarket fundamentals or interest rates. But that is exactly what happened in the fourth quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019, when credit markets sold off and then rebounded quickly and sharply.

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Eaton Vance Quarterly Viewpoint

Avoid expensive defensives and risky cyclicals

Edward J. Perkin; April 2019
Despite the strong equity market rally to start 2019, investors have continued to reduce their exposure to stocks. Given the current risk-averse positioning of many investors, the market environment that would likely cause the most pain would be for equities to move higher.

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