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GLOBAL EQUITY FUND (IE00B28VTX42)

Currency Class GO

Portfolio Fit

The Global Equity Fund is a growth-oriented addition to a strategic global equity allocation.

Key Features

The fund invests in equities of companies around the globe, in both developed and emerging markets. The fund focuses on those firms demonstrating what we believe to be key growth characteristics, including strong brands, high returns on invested capital and low debt levels.

The Calamos Difference

  • Flexibility to seek growth the world over pursuing the best risk/reward opportunities across country, market capitalization and sector
  • Seek global growth companies that may benefit from long-term secular themes in the emerging markets, including a burgeoning middle class and an increased demand for information and entertainment
  • A four-star performer in the Morningstar World Stock category

Fund Objective

The fund seeks long-term capital growth.

Fund Benchmarks

  • MSCI World Index

Investment Process

The fund's investment team employs an investment process that considers global macro economic factors and investment themes. The team conducts both fundamental and quantitative research to evaluate the source, sustainability and risk of investment opportunities. The team manages a diversified portfolio monitoring and managing risk at the portfolio and individual security level.

Performance data quoted represents past performance, and may not be a reliable guide to future results. Performance data quoted does not include the Fund’s maximum 5% front-end sales charge. Had it been included, the Fund’s returns would have been lower. Performance shown reflects the management fee. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Returns for periods less than 12 months are not annualised.

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (“UCITS”). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information
Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The Fund also offers Class C and X shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects the management fee. The “Since Inception” total return start date for the indexes and risk reward characteristics information is 30/11/07, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The “Since Inception” start date for the Fund is 27/11/07.

Returns net of fees include the investment advisory fee charged by Calamos Advisors LLC. Returns greater than 12 months are annualised. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC, RBC and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Important Risk Information
There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. An investment in the Fund involves investment risks, including possible loss of the amount invested. The principal risks of investing in the Fund include: equity securities risk, growth stock risk, value stock risk, foreign securities risk, emerging markets risk, small and mid-sized company risk and portfolio selection risk.

As a result of political or economic instability in foreign countries, there can be special risks associated with investing in foreign securities, including fluctuations in currency exchange rates, increased price volatility and difficulty obtaining information. In addition, emerging markets may present additional risk due to potential for greater economic and political instability in less developed countries.

Notes

Top Ten Holdings and Sector Weightings are calculated as a percentage of Net Assets. The tables exclude cash or cash equivalents, any government/sovereign bonds or broad-based index hedging securities the portfolio may hold. You can obtain a complete listing of holdings at www.calamos.com/global. Holdings and weightings are subject to change daily. Holdings are provided for information purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities mentioned.

10K performance is for the fund’s Class A shares at net asset value and does not include the fund’s maximum front-end sales charge of 4.75%. Had it been included, the fund’s return would have been lower. Results are before taxes on fund/distributions and assume reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Index data shown is from 30/11/07, since comparative index data is only available for full monthly periods. Source: State Street Corporation, Lipper, Inc. and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Debt/Capital-Measures a company’s debt in relation to its total capital.

EPS Growth (5 Years)-Represents the historical weighted earnings per share growth of holdings.

The MSCI World Index-A market capitalization weighted index composed of companies representative of the market structure of developed market countries in North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region.

PEG Ratio-Represents a stock’s price/earnings ratio divided by estimated earnings growth rate in the next year; a lower PEG indicates that less is being paid for each unit of earnings growth.

Price/Book Ratio-The stock’s capitalization divided by its book value.

Price/Earnings Ratio-The current stock price over trailing 12-month earnings per share.

Price/Sales Ratio-A stock’s capitalization divided by its sales over the trailing 12 months.

ROIC (Return On Investment Capital)-Measures an investment’s growth prospects; measures the percentage earned on investment capital.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Lipper ratings for Total Return reflect fund’s historical total return performance relative to peers. The ratings are subject to change every month and are based on an equal weighted average of percentile ranks for the Total Return metrics over three-, five-, and ten-year periods (if applicable). The highest 20% of funds in each peer group are named Lipper Leader or a score of 5 for Total Return, the next 20% receive a score of 4, the middle 20% are scored 3, the next 20% are scored 2, and the lowest 20% are scored 1. Lipper Leader ratings are not intended to predict future results, and Lipper does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. More information is available at www.lipperweb.com. Copyright © 2017 by Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved.

The fund's Class A US $ Accumulating shares received 4 stars for the overall rating, 3 stars for 3-years and 4 stars 5-year periods out of 495, 495 and 398 Global Large-Cap Growth Equity funds, respectively, for the period ended 31/10/13.

Fund Details

As of 13/10/17
Inception Date:
27/11/07
Current NAV:
$17.17
$ Change:
$0.07
% Change:
+0.41%
Net Assets*:
16,842,580
(*Total USD Net Assets as of 30/9/17)

Resources

Annualised Total Returns

AS OF 30/9/17
Calamos1.99%15.50%20.66%8.92%8.43%5.38%8.55%
MSCI ACWI1.46%12.04%19.55%9.59%11.57%5.36%5.84%

Calendar Year Total Returns

AS OF 30/9/17

Performance data quoted represents past performance, and may not be a reliable guide to future results. Performance data quoted does not include the Fund’s maximum 5% front-end sales charge. Had it been included, the Fund’s returns would have been lower. Performance shown reflects the management fee. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Returns for periods less than 12 months are not annualised.

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (“UCITS”). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information
Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The Fund also offers Class C and X shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects the management fee. The “Since Inception” total return start date for the indexes and risk reward characteristics information is 30/11/07, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The “Since Inception” start date for the Fund is 27/11/07.

Returns net of fees include the investment advisory fee charged by Calamos Advisors LLC. Returns greater than 12 months are annualised. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC, RBC and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Important Risk Information
There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. An investment in the Fund involves investment risks, including possible loss of the amount invested. The principal risks of investing in the Fund include: equity securities risk, growth stock risk, value stock risk, foreign securities risk, emerging markets risk, small and mid-sized company risk and portfolio selection risk.

As a result of political or economic instability in foreign countries, there can be special risks associated with investing in foreign securities, including fluctuations in currency exchange rates, increased price volatility and difficulty obtaining information. In addition, emerging markets may present additional risk due to potential for greater economic and political instability in less developed countries.

Notes

Top Ten Holdings and Sector Weightings are calculated as a percentage of Net Assets. The tables exclude cash or cash equivalents, any government/sovereign bonds or broad-based index hedging securities the portfolio may hold. You can obtain a complete listing of holdings at www.calamos.com/global. Holdings and weightings are subject to change daily. Holdings are provided for information purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities mentioned.

10K performance is for the fund’s Class A shares at net asset value and does not include the fund’s maximum front-end sales charge of 4.75%. Had it been included, the fund’s return would have been lower. Results are before taxes on fund/distributions and assume reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Index data shown is from 30/11/07, since comparative index data is only available for full monthly periods. Source: State Street Corporation, Lipper, Inc. and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Debt/Capital-Measures a company’s debt in relation to its total capital.

EPS Growth (5 Years)-Represents the historical weighted earnings per share growth of holdings.

The MSCI World Index-A market capitalization weighted index composed of companies representative of the market structure of developed market countries in North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region.

PEG Ratio-Represents a stock’s price/earnings ratio divided by estimated earnings growth rate in the next year; a lower PEG indicates that less is being paid for each unit of earnings growth.

Price/Book Ratio-The stock’s capitalization divided by its book value.

Price/Earnings Ratio-The current stock price over trailing 12-month earnings per share.

Price/Sales Ratio-A stock’s capitalization divided by its sales over the trailing 12 months.

ROIC (Return On Investment Capital)-Measures an investment’s growth prospects; measures the percentage earned on investment capital.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Lipper ratings for Total Return reflect fund’s historical total return performance relative to peers. The ratings are subject to change every month and are based on an equal weighted average of percentile ranks for the Total Return metrics over three-, five-, and ten-year periods (if applicable). The highest 20% of funds in each peer group are named Lipper Leader or a score of 5 for Total Return, the next 20% receive a score of 4, the middle 20% are scored 3, the next 20% are scored 2, and the lowest 20% are scored 1. Lipper Leader ratings are not intended to predict future results, and Lipper does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. More information is available at www.lipperweb.com. Copyright © 2017 by Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved.

The fund's Class A US $ Accumulating shares received 4 stars for the overall rating, 3 stars for 3-years and 4 stars 5-year periods out of 495, 495 and 398 Global Large-Cap Growth Equity funds, respectively, for the period ended 31/10/13.

Sector Weightings

AS OF 30/9/17
% of Assets MSCI ACWI Growth
Information Technology 32.3% 26.7%
Financials 14.4% 7.1%
Industrials 12.8% 13.6%
Consumer Discretionary 10.4% 17.0%
Health Care 9.4% 12.1%
Consumer Staples 8.7% 11.0%
Materials 4.4% 5.1%
Energy 3.2% 2.9%
Real Estate 0.7% 2.5%
Telecom Services 0.4% 1.4%
Utilities 0.0% 0.6%

Asset Allocation

AS OF 30/9/17

Top 10 Holdings Adobe Logo View All Holdings

AS OF 30/9/17
Company Security Type Industry
%
Apple, Inc. Common Stocks Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals 3.5%
Tencent Holdings, Ltd. Common Stocks Internet Software & Services 3.1%
Alibaba Group Holding, Ltd. Common Stocks Internet Software & Services 3.0%
Alphabet, Inc. - Class A Common Stocks Internet Software & Services 2.8%
Facebook, Inc. - Class A Common Stocks Internet Software & Services 2.4%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. Common Stocks Semiconductors 2.1%
Treasury Wine Estates, Ltd. Common Stocks Distillers & Vintners 2.1%
Amazon.com, Inc. Common Stocks Internet & Direct Marketing Retail 2.0%
Komatsu, Ltd. Common Stocks Construction Machinery & Heavy Trucks 1.9%
FANUC Corp. Common Stocks Industrial Machinery 1.9%
Total 24.8%

Fund Facts

AS OF 30/9/17


Fund MSCI ACWI Growth
Total Net Assets $16.8 million --
# of Holdings 93 1,424
EPS Growth (5 Year) 19.1% 15.8%
Price/Book 3.5x 3.8x
Price/Earnings 23.5x 22.6x
Price/Sales 1.9x 1.9x
PEG Ratio 1.5x 1.9x
Debt/Capital 29.7% 38.5%
ROIC 20.9% 19.2%
Portfolio Turnover (12 months) 84.2% --

Market Capitalization

AS OF 30/9/17
Market %
> $98bil 36.8%
$27bil - $98bil 32.1%
$9bil - $27bil 13.7%
$3bil - $9bil 12.0%
< $3bil 5.4%

Regional Exposure

AS OF 30/9/17
Region %
North America 42.4%
Europe 26.5%
Asia/Pacific 26.1%
Latin America 1.0%
Middle East/Africa 0.7%
Caribbean 0.0%

Country Exposure

AS OF 30/9/17
Country%
United States 41.9%
China 8.2%
Switzerland 7.1%
Japan 6.8%
United Kingdom 5.9%
India 5.1%
France 2.9%
Denmark 2.5%
Netherlands 2.2%
Taiwan 2.1%

Currency Exposure

AS OF 30/9/17
Currency %
United States Dollar (USD) 50.7%
Euro (EUR) 9.3%
British Pound Sterling (GBP) 7.5%
Japanese Yen (JPY) 7.1%
Swiss Franc (CHF) 5.8%
Indian Rupee (INR) 5.2%
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) 5.1%
Danish Krone (DKK) 2.6%
Taiwan Dollar (TWD) 2.2%
Australian Dollar (AUD) 2.1%
South Korean WON (KRW) 0.7%
Swedish Krona (SEK) 0.6%
China Renminbi (Yuan) (CNY) 0.6%
Canadian Dollar (CAD) 0.5%
Chilean Peso (CLP) 0.0%
Colombian Peso (COP) 0.0%
Czech Koruna (CZK) 0.0%
Utd Arab Emirates Dirham (AED) 0.0%
Brazilian Real (BRL) 0.0%
Mexican Peso (MXN) 0.0%
Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) 0.0%
New Zealand Dollar (NZD) 0.0%
Norwegian Krone (NOK) 0.0%
Philippines Peso (PHP) 0.0%
Pakistani Rupee (PKR) 0.0%
Polish Zloty (PLN) 0.0%
Qatari Riyal (QAR) 0.0%
Russian Ruble (RUB) 0.0%
Thai Bahat (THB) 0.0%
South African Rand (ZAR) 0.0%
Turkish New Lira (TRY) 0.0%
Egyptian Pound (EGP) 0.0%
Singapore Dollar (SGD) 0.0%
Hungarian Forint (HUF) 0.0%
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) 0.0%
Israeli Shekel (ILS) 0.0%

Performance data quoted represents past performance, and may not be a reliable guide to future results. Performance data quoted does not include the Fund’s maximum 5% front-end sales charge. Had it been included, the Fund’s returns would have been lower. Performance shown reflects the management fee. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Returns for periods less than 12 months are not annualised.

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (“UCITS”). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information
Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The Fund also offers Class C and X shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects the management fee. The “Since Inception” total return start date for the indexes and risk reward characteristics information is 30/11/07, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The “Since Inception” start date for the Fund is 27/11/07.

Returns net of fees include the investment advisory fee charged by Calamos Advisors LLC. Returns greater than 12 months are annualised. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC, RBC and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Important Risk Information
There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. An investment in the Fund involves investment risks, including possible loss of the amount invested. The principal risks of investing in the Fund include: equity securities risk, growth stock risk, value stock risk, foreign securities risk, emerging markets risk, small and mid-sized company risk and portfolio selection risk.

As a result of political or economic instability in foreign countries, there can be special risks associated with investing in foreign securities, including fluctuations in currency exchange rates, increased price volatility and difficulty obtaining information. In addition, emerging markets may present additional risk due to potential for greater economic and political instability in less developed countries.

Notes

Top Ten Holdings and Sector Weightings are calculated as a percentage of Net Assets. The tables exclude cash or cash equivalents, any government/sovereign bonds or broad-based index hedging securities the portfolio may hold. You can obtain a complete listing of holdings at www.calamos.com/global. Holdings and weightings are subject to change daily. Holdings are provided for information purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities mentioned.

10K performance is for the fund’s Class A shares at net asset value and does not include the fund’s maximum front-end sales charge of 4.75%. Had it been included, the fund’s return would have been lower. Results are before taxes on fund/distributions and assume reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Index data shown is from 30/11/07, since comparative index data is only available for full monthly periods. Source: State Street Corporation, Lipper, Inc. and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Debt/Capital-Measures a company’s debt in relation to its total capital.

EPS Growth (5 Years)-Represents the historical weighted earnings per share growth of holdings.

The MSCI World Index-A market capitalization weighted index composed of companies representative of the market structure of developed market countries in North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region.

PEG Ratio-Represents a stock’s price/earnings ratio divided by estimated earnings growth rate in the next year; a lower PEG indicates that less is being paid for each unit of earnings growth.

Price/Book Ratio-The stock’s capitalization divided by its book value.

Price/Earnings Ratio-The current stock price over trailing 12-month earnings per share.

Price/Sales Ratio-A stock’s capitalization divided by its sales over the trailing 12 months.

ROIC (Return On Investment Capital)-Measures an investment’s growth prospects; measures the percentage earned on investment capital.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Lipper ratings for Total Return reflect fund’s historical total return performance relative to peers. The ratings are subject to change every month and are based on an equal weighted average of percentile ranks for the Total Return metrics over three-, five-, and ten-year periods (if applicable). The highest 20% of funds in each peer group are named Lipper Leader or a score of 5 for Total Return, the next 20% receive a score of 4, the middle 20% are scored 3, the next 20% are scored 2, and the lowest 20% are scored 1. Lipper Leader ratings are not intended to predict future results, and Lipper does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. More information is available at www.lipperweb.com. Copyright © 2017 by Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved.

The fund's Class A US $ Accumulating shares received 4 stars for the overall rating, 3 stars for 3-years and 4 stars 5-year periods out of 495, 495 and 398 Global Large-Cap Growth Equity funds, respectively, for the period ended 31/10/13.

Total Capital Gains

Dividends were declared on 27 September 2017 as follows:
Total Capital Gains
Class A U.S. Distributing
Capital Gain $3.26322
Reinvest NAV $8.39

Class I U.S. Distributing
Capital Gain $0.19280
Reinvest NAV $12.76


Schedule

Schedule
Distributions Annually
Capital Gains Annually

Performance data quoted represents past performance, and may not be a reliable guide to future results. Performance data quoted does not include the Fund’s maximum 5% front-end sales charge. Had it been included, the Fund’s returns would have been lower. Performance shown reflects the management fee. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Returns for periods less than 12 months are not annualised.

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (“UCITS”). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information
Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The Fund also offers Class C and X shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects the management fee. The “Since Inception” total return start date for the indexes and risk reward characteristics information is 30/11/07, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The “Since Inception” start date for the Fund is 27/11/07.

Returns net of fees include the investment advisory fee charged by Calamos Advisors LLC. Returns greater than 12 months are annualised. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC, RBC and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Important Risk Information
There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. An investment in the Fund involves investment risks, including possible loss of the amount invested. The principal risks of investing in the Fund include: equity securities risk, growth stock risk, value stock risk, foreign securities risk, emerging markets risk, small and mid-sized company risk and portfolio selection risk.

As a result of political or economic instability in foreign countries, there can be special risks associated with investing in foreign securities, including fluctuations in currency exchange rates, increased price volatility and difficulty obtaining information. In addition, emerging markets may present additional risk due to potential for greater economic and political instability in less developed countries.

Notes

Top Ten Holdings and Sector Weightings are calculated as a percentage of Net Assets. The tables exclude cash or cash equivalents, any government/sovereign bonds or broad-based index hedging securities the portfolio may hold. You can obtain a complete listing of holdings at www.calamos.com/global. Holdings and weightings are subject to change daily. Holdings are provided for information purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities mentioned.

10K performance is for the fund’s Class A shares at net asset value and does not include the fund’s maximum front-end sales charge of 4.75%. Had it been included, the fund’s return would have been lower. Results are before taxes on fund/distributions and assume reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Index data shown is from 30/11/07, since comparative index data is only available for full monthly periods. Source: State Street Corporation, Lipper, Inc. and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Debt/Capital-Measures a company’s debt in relation to its total capital.

EPS Growth (5 Years)-Represents the historical weighted earnings per share growth of holdings.

The MSCI World Index-A market capitalization weighted index composed of companies representative of the market structure of developed market countries in North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region.

PEG Ratio-Represents a stock’s price/earnings ratio divided by estimated earnings growth rate in the next year; a lower PEG indicates that less is being paid for each unit of earnings growth.

Price/Book Ratio-The stock’s capitalization divided by its book value.

Price/Earnings Ratio-The current stock price over trailing 12-month earnings per share.

Price/Sales Ratio-A stock’s capitalization divided by its sales over the trailing 12 months.

ROIC (Return On Investment Capital)-Measures an investment’s growth prospects; measures the percentage earned on investment capital.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Lipper ratings for Total Return reflect fund’s historical total return performance relative to peers. The ratings are subject to change every month and are based on an equal weighted average of percentile ranks for the Total Return metrics over three-, five-, and ten-year periods (if applicable). The highest 20% of funds in each peer group are named Lipper Leader or a score of 5 for Total Return, the next 20% receive a score of 4, the middle 20% are scored 3, the next 20% are scored 2, and the lowest 20% are scored 1. Lipper Leader ratings are not intended to predict future results, and Lipper does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. More information is available at www.lipperweb.com. Copyright © 2017 by Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved.

The fund's Class A US $ Accumulating shares received 4 stars for the overall rating, 3 stars for 3-years and 4 stars 5-year periods out of 495, 495 and 398 Global Large-Cap Growth Equity funds, respectively, for the period ended 31/10/13.

Annual Expenses

A Shares C Shares I Shares
Total Expense Ratio1.852.851.35
Management Fee (% of NAV)1.501.501.00

Investment Information

A Shares C Shares I Shares
Minimum initial investment (£/€/$)2,5002,5001,000,000
Minimum subsequent investments (£/€/$)5050100,000

Fund Information

A Shares C Shares I Shares
Inception Date27/11/0705/10/0905/10/09
Bloomberg TickerCAGEAUA ID CAGECUA ID CAGEIUA ID
CUSIP numberG17716534 G17716559 G17716575
ISIN numberIE00B28VTX42IE00B296WC84IE00B296WH30
SEDOL numberB28VTX4B296WC8B296WH3

Performance data quoted represents past performance, and may not be a reliable guide to future results. Performance data quoted does not include the Fund’s maximum 5% front-end sales charge. Had it been included, the Fund’s returns would have been lower. Performance shown reflects the management fee. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Returns for periods less than 12 months are not annualised.

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (“UCITS”). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information
Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The Fund also offers Class C and X shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects the management fee. The “Since Inception” total return start date for the indexes and risk reward characteristics information is 30/11/07, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The “Since Inception” start date for the Fund is 27/11/07.

Returns net of fees include the investment advisory fee charged by Calamos Advisors LLC. Returns greater than 12 months are annualised. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC, RBC and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Important Risk Information
There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. An investment in the Fund involves investment risks, including possible loss of the amount invested. The principal risks of investing in the Fund include: equity securities risk, growth stock risk, value stock risk, foreign securities risk, emerging markets risk, small and mid-sized company risk and portfolio selection risk.

As a result of political or economic instability in foreign countries, there can be special risks associated with investing in foreign securities, including fluctuations in currency exchange rates, increased price volatility and difficulty obtaining information. In addition, emerging markets may present additional risk due to potential for greater economic and political instability in less developed countries.

Notes

Top Ten Holdings and Sector Weightings are calculated as a percentage of Net Assets. The tables exclude cash or cash equivalents, any government/sovereign bonds or broad-based index hedging securities the portfolio may hold. You can obtain a complete listing of holdings at www.calamos.com/global. Holdings and weightings are subject to change daily. Holdings are provided for information purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities mentioned.

10K performance is for the fund’s Class A shares at net asset value and does not include the fund’s maximum front-end sales charge of 4.75%. Had it been included, the fund’s return would have been lower. Results are before taxes on fund/distributions and assume reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Index data shown is from 30/11/07, since comparative index data is only available for full monthly periods. Source: State Street Corporation, Lipper, Inc. and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Debt/Capital-Measures a company’s debt in relation to its total capital.

EPS Growth (5 Years)-Represents the historical weighted earnings per share growth of holdings.

The MSCI World Index-A market capitalization weighted index composed of companies representative of the market structure of developed market countries in North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region.

PEG Ratio-Represents a stock’s price/earnings ratio divided by estimated earnings growth rate in the next year; a lower PEG indicates that less is being paid for each unit of earnings growth.

Price/Book Ratio-The stock’s capitalization divided by its book value.

Price/Earnings Ratio-The current stock price over trailing 12-month earnings per share.

Price/Sales Ratio-A stock’s capitalization divided by its sales over the trailing 12 months.

ROIC (Return On Investment Capital)-Measures an investment’s growth prospects; measures the percentage earned on investment capital.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Lipper ratings for Total Return reflect fund’s historical total return performance relative to peers. The ratings are subject to change every month and are based on an equal weighted average of percentile ranks for the Total Return metrics over three-, five-, and ten-year periods (if applicable). The highest 20% of funds in each peer group are named Lipper Leader or a score of 5 for Total Return, the next 20% receive a score of 4, the middle 20% are scored 3, the next 20% are scored 2, and the lowest 20% are scored 1. Lipper Leader ratings are not intended to predict future results, and Lipper does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. More information is available at www.lipperweb.com. Copyright © 2017 by Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved.

The fund's Class A US $ Accumulating shares received 4 stars for the overall rating, 3 stars for 3-years and 4 stars 5-year periods out of 495, 495 and 398 Global Large-Cap Growth Equity funds, respectively, for the period ended 31/10/13.

Global Equity Fund UCIT Commentary
Quarterly Commentary A discussion of the Global Equity Fund's performance versus a benchmark, positioning, related market commentary, and outlook.
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Global Equity UCITS Fact Sheet - English
Factsheet (Share Class A,C,I)
The Global Equity Fund fact sheet provides a snap shot of the investment team, the fund strategy, performance, composition, ratings and returns.
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Factsheet (Share Class Z)
The Global Equity Fund fact sheet provides a snap shot of the investment team, the fund strategy, performance, composition, ratings and returns.
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UCITS Annual Report
Annual Report The annual report includes a letter from John P. Calamos, Sr., to shareholders outlining the fund performance as well as a comprehensive review of the fund’s activities and financial performance.
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UCITS Semi- Annual Report
Semiannual Report
The semi-annual report includes a letter from John P. Calamos Sr., to shareholders, provides a comprehensive review of the fund’s activities and financial performance for a six month period.
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Prospectus This prospectus sets forth concisely the information that you should know before investing. You should read the accompanying simplified prospectus, which contains important information, before deciding whether to invest in our securities.
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Key Investor Information Documents (KIID) The key Investor Information Document (KIID) aims to provide investors with a transparent and concise overview of funds in a standard format.
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Performance data quoted represents past performance, and may not be a reliable guide to future results. Performance data quoted does not include the Fund’s maximum 5% front-end sales charge. Had it been included, the Fund’s returns would have been lower. Performance shown reflects the management fee. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Returns for periods less than 12 months are not annualised.

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (“UCITS”). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information
Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The Fund also offers Class C and X shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown reflects the management fee. The “Since Inception” total return start date for the indexes and risk reward characteristics information is 30/11/07, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The “Since Inception” start date for the Fund is 27/11/07.

Returns net of fees include the investment advisory fee charged by Calamos Advisors LLC. Returns greater than 12 months are annualised. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC, RBC and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Important Risk Information
There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. An investment in the Fund involves investment risks, including possible loss of the amount invested. The principal risks of investing in the Fund include: equity securities risk, growth stock risk, value stock risk, foreign securities risk, emerging markets risk, small and mid-sized company risk and portfolio selection risk.

As a result of political or economic instability in foreign countries, there can be special risks associated with investing in foreign securities, including fluctuations in currency exchange rates, increased price volatility and difficulty obtaining information. In addition, emerging markets may present additional risk due to potential for greater economic and political instability in less developed countries.

Notes

Top Ten Holdings and Sector Weightings are calculated as a percentage of Net Assets. The tables exclude cash or cash equivalents, any government/sovereign bonds or broad-based index hedging securities the portfolio may hold. You can obtain a complete listing of holdings at www.calamos.com/global. Holdings and weightings are subject to change daily. Holdings are provided for information purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities mentioned.

10K performance is for the fund’s Class A shares at net asset value and does not include the fund’s maximum front-end sales charge of 4.75%. Had it been included, the fund’s return would have been lower. Results are before taxes on fund/distributions and assume reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Index data shown is from 30/11/07, since comparative index data is only available for full monthly periods. Source: State Street Corporation, Lipper, Inc. and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC.

Debt/Capital-Measures a company’s debt in relation to its total capital.

EPS Growth (5 Years)-Represents the historical weighted earnings per share growth of holdings.

The MSCI World Index-A market capitalization weighted index composed of companies representative of the market structure of developed market countries in North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region.

PEG Ratio-Represents a stock’s price/earnings ratio divided by estimated earnings growth rate in the next year; a lower PEG indicates that less is being paid for each unit of earnings growth.

Price/Book Ratio-The stock’s capitalization divided by its book value.

Price/Earnings Ratio-The current stock price over trailing 12-month earnings per share.

Price/Sales Ratio-A stock’s capitalization divided by its sales over the trailing 12 months.

ROIC (Return On Investment Capital)-Measures an investment’s growth prospects; measures the percentage earned on investment capital.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Lipper ratings for Total Return reflect fund’s historical total return performance relative to peers. The ratings are subject to change every month and are based on an equal weighted average of percentile ranks for the Total Return metrics over three-, five-, and ten-year periods (if applicable). The highest 20% of funds in each peer group are named Lipper Leader or a score of 5 for Total Return, the next 20% receive a score of 4, the middle 20% are scored 3, the next 20% are scored 2, and the lowest 20% are scored 1. Lipper Leader ratings are not intended to predict future results, and Lipper does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. More information is available at www.lipperweb.com. Copyright © 2017 by Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved.

The fund's Class A US $ Accumulating shares received 4 stars for the overall rating, 3 stars for 3-years and 4 stars 5-year periods out of 495, 495 and 398 Global Large-Cap Growth Equity funds, respectively, for the period ended 31/10/13.