Eli Pars
Eli Pars, CFA

Senior Vice President, Senior Co-Portfolio Manager
26 years of industry experience

Eli Pars is responsible for portfolio management and investment research. He re-joined the firm in 2013 and has 27 years of industry experience. Prior to returning to Calamos, he was a Portfolio Manager at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners, where he co-managed a convertible arbitrage portfolio. Previously, he held senior roles at Mulligan Partners LLC, Ritchie Capital and SAM Investments/The Hampshire Company. Earlier in his career, Eli was a Vice President and Assistant Portfolio Manager at Calamos. He received a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. with a specialization in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

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Why Higher Quality May Mean Higher Risk

Eli Pars, CFA

Co-Portfolio Manager Eli Pars, CFA, discusses issuance trends in the convertible marketplace. He also speaks to the potential advantages of investing in convertibles with a range of credit qualities.

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Cocos: An Overview of the Anti-Convertible Bond

Eli Pars

Contingent convertible bonds, or cocos, have been getting more global press. But with risk/reward profiles that are the opposite of what Calamos seeks from traditional convertibles, the investment team is steering clear, explains Co-Portfolio Manager Eli Pars.

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