Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide current income and gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of domestic and foreign common stocks with an emphasis on dividend paying stocks and writes call options on United States and foreign indices. The Fund evaluates returns on an after tax basis and seeks to minimize and defer federal income taxes incurred by shareholders in connection with their investment in the Fund. The Fund’s accounting policies are in conformity with accounting principles accepted in the United States. The Funds top 10 equity holdings as of October 31, 2013, include Nestle SA, Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B, Roche Holding AG PC, Vodafone Group PLC, Sanofi, HSBC Holdings PLC, Google, Inc., Class A, Koninklijke Philips NV, Unilever NV and Bayer AG.