We invite you to try Our Way, here's how we do it.

  1. The days of wait-and-see are over. More and more of the world’s growth will happen in emerging markets. Advisors, clients and prospects know this by now.
  2. Windows open and close. The impact of emerging markets—as infrastructure is built, corporations mature and a consumer middle class emerges—is being felt across the world, across countries and across companies. These opportunities are dynamic. They present themselves in windows that continuously open and close. A fixed basket of emerging markets countries-only can’t keep up.
  3. Crises are to be expected. Crises need to be avoided, that’s why you hire us. Our objective is to minimize drawdowns. We invest to keep investors invested, moving forward, and we use convertible securities. Because of course we would.
  4. We’re investing, not trading. From time to time, low-quality companies in poor prospect countries will rally. Those are rallies we will miss, more likely than not. Where we invest is based on where we believe capital is treated well and we can manage the significant and inevitable risk of emerging markets.
  5. With growth comes more choice. Advisors have never had more ways, including from more than one provider, to build emerging market exposure for a client. Our differences in how we approach emerging markets are our strengths, how we contribute.

Calamos EM Snapshot

Country selection, investment themes, sector weighting—what to anticipate, what to avoid, positioning and repositioning. Widening the opportunity set via revenue mapping and multinationals. And, global convertible securities to manage risk, minimizing drawdowns. All of these play a role in how EM investing is done at Calamos.

As selected by the Calamos emerging markets strategies team, our EM Snapshots provide ongoing intel on developing investment themes and theses.

Latest Chart: February 17, 2017
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February 10, 2017

Just 17% of Emerging/Developing Economies' Exports Head to the U.S.

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February 3, 2017

EM Companies’ Profitability Turns Corner

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January 27, 2017

Invest in EM for Tech Exposure Too

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January 20, 2017

Ems Set the Pace for Global Growth

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January 13, 2017

China Economic Data Is Improving

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January 6, 2017

EM Economic Data Beats Expectations by 2016’s Year-end

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December 16, 2016

Signals Point to China, EM Momentum

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December 9, 2016

Time The Emerging Markets At Your Own Peril

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December 2, 2016

The Correlation Between Economic Freedom and GDP

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November 18, 2016

Volatility Differs Across EM Countries; Index Investors Are Exposed to All of It

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November 11, 2016

Know Where You Are Invested: EM Indices Overweight Large Companies

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November 4, 2016

EM Countries Have Dominated Since 2012

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October 28, 2016

The Risk/Reward Tradeoff of Emerging Markets

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October 21, 2016

Yet to Come: EM Adoption of the Internet and All That Follows

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October 14, 2016

EMs Have Been More Resilient to Rising Rates

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October 7, 2016

EM Companies To Make Up Almost Half Of Fortune Global 500 By 2025

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September 30, 2016

Where Is Capital Treated Best?

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September 23, 2016

EM Countries to Provide Twice the Growth of DM Countries

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September 16, 2016

As EM Yields March Down, Prospects for EM Equities Rise

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September 9, 2016

EM Equity Fund Flows, Part 2: The Start of Something Bigger?

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September 2, 2016

Top 5 MSCI EM Index Weightings Then And Now

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August 26, 2016

EM Rally: Value Stocks Pass the Baton to Growth

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August 19, 2016

EM Equity Fund Flows Pull Ahead of DM Fund Flows

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August 12, 2016

Extended Rallies Typically Follow EM Drawdowns

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August 5, 2016

EM Growth Estimates Outpace U.S., Other Markets' – But Trail in Valuations

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July 29, 2016

China's Fastest Growth Expected In Discretionary Spending

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July 22, 2016

Asia Ex-Japan: Growing Importance in the Global Convertible Market

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July 15, 2016

A Country's GDP Does Not Always Correlate to Its Weighting Within An Index

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July 8, 2016

EM and the EU: Limited Trade Exposure

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July 1, 2016

Projected Growth of Global EMs

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June 24, 2016

EMs: Underappreciated and Underweighted

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June 17, 2016

EM Consumers Drive Global Consumption

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Our Emerging Markets Funds

CalamosEvolving World Growth Fund
A SharesCNWGX
C SharesCNWDX
I SharesCNWIX

Investing in growth companies globally, emphasizing companies with revenue streams derived within or from emerging markets. The fund is designed to actively manage risk over full market cycles.


CalamosEmerging Market Equity Fund
A SharesCEGAX
C SharesCEGCX
I SharesCIEIX

Investing in growth companies globally, whose principal activities are in a developing market or are economically tied to a developing market country that we believe offer the best opportunities for emerging market growth.

More on Emerging Markets

Webcast

Broadening the Opportunity Set in Emerging Markets

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Indonesia: A Breadth of Reforms Provide Growth Tailwinds

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Thailand: Referendum Results and Fiscal Policy Support Green Shoots

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Commentary

Webcast Replay | Emerging Market Investing: 3 Areas to Watch Now

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Blog

India: Tax Reform Paves the Way for Investment Opportunity

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Commentary

Barron’s Reprint: “Why the EM’s Rise Can Last”

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Commentary

Presentation Slides | Emerging Market Investing: 3 Areas to Watch Now

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Investment Idea

Seven Out of Seven Times, Emerging Market Equities Roared Back

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Commentary

Does This Emerging Market Rally Have Legs?

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Chart Talk

The Calamos Evolving World Growth Fund Backstory

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Investment Idea

Advisors’ Views on Emerging Markets Investing

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Chart Talk

Key Secular Themes Driving EM Growth Opportunities

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Commentary

EM Bounce or Rally?

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Commentary

Fine-Tuning Exposure to Emerging Economies

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Blog

Global/International Blog Posts

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Commentary

Identifying Global Growth Opportunities through a Thematic Lens

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Investment Idea

As Funds Flow Into EM, Volatility Tests Investors’ Ability to Buy and Hold

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Quarterly Commentary

Evolving World Growth Fund Commentary

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Investment Idea

Capturing Opportunity, Managing Risk

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Investment Idea

An Active Approach to Emerging Markets Investing

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