Eaton Vance Corp. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides investment management and advisory services to high-net-worth individuals, institutions, and financial intermediaries. It manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and alternative investments portfolios. The firm also launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative markets across the globe. The firm was founded in 1924 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.