BOSTON, Jan. 27, 2012 -- At a meeting held on January 27, 2012, shareholders of Eaton Vance National Municipal Opportunities Trust (the "Trust") (NYSE: EOT), a closed-end investment company, voted to elect Helen Frame Peters, Lynn A. Stout and Ralph F. Verni as Class III Trustees of the Trust, each for a three-year term, as well as Scott E. Eston as a Class I Trustee, to serve out the Class I term, and Harriett Tee Taggart as a Class II Trustee, to serve out the Class II term. The Trust's remaining Class I and Class III Trustees, who serve staggered terms, were not up for election and remain in office.
The Trust is 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 $184.5 billion in assets as of December 31, 2011, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment products 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.