DWS Multi-Market Income Trust (the Fund) is a closed-end, diversified management investment company. The Fund seeks to provide high income consistent with prudent total return. The Fund invests in a range of income-producing securities, such as the United States corporate fixed-income securities and debt obligations of foreign governments, their agencies and instrumentalities, which may be denominated in foreign currencies and may not be rated. It invests in various sectors, such as financials, consumer discretionary, materials, consumer discretionary, materials and energy. Its investment advisor is Deutsche Investment Management Americas Inc. (DIMA), which is a part of Deutsche Asset Management. DIMA is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG.