Nick Niziolek
Nick Niziolek, CFA

Senior Vice President, Senior Co-Portfolio Manager, Head of International Research

As a senior member of the Global Growth investment team, Nick Niziolek is responsible for portfolio management and investment research for the firm’s global, international, and emerging market equity strategies. Nick joined the firm in 2005 and has 12 years of industry experience, including tenures at ABN AMRO and Bank One. He received a B.S. in Finance and an M.B.A. from DePaul University.

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Why Rising Interest Rates Aren’t Necessarily a Harbinger of Trouble for EMs

Nick Niziolek and Todd Speed

Fiscal and economic reforms by many emerging markets support our view that many EMs may be less vulnerable to an eventual rise in U.S. short-term interest rates.

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Why the Yuan Devaluation Does Not Erode China’s Long-Term Investment Potential

Nick Niziolek

Senior Co-Portfolio Manager Nick Niziolek discusses the opportunities the Calamos team sees in China.

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Perspectives on China’s Market Meltdown: Long-Term Opportunity Remains

Nick Niziolek

Nick Niziolek, Sr. Co-PM shares our view on Chinese equities and the growth potential the team believes remains intact.

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Investing in China’s Expanding Universe of Opportunity While Maintaining a Risk-Managed Approach

Nick Niziolek

Senior Co-PM Nick Niziolek discusses how the Calamos team uses convertibles to participate in China’s growth potential.

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Japan at an Inflection Point

Nick Niziolek

Japanese equities have rallied and Calamos believes there’s cause for longer-term optimism. Co-PM Nick Niziolek highlights the impact of structural reforms and Japanese corporations’ changing approach.

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A Long-Term View for China

Nick Niziolek

In the wake of China's rate cut, Co-Portfolio Manager Nick Niziolek discusses three of the trends that Calamos is monitoring most closely to assess China's prospects and why our long-term outlook remains generally positive.

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Japanese Equities Look Better and Better

Nick Niziolek

Japanese equities and global equities should benefit from recently announced changes by the Bank of Japan and Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund, explains Co-Portfolio Manager Nick Niziolek.

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¡Viva La Reforma! Part II

Nick Niziolek

Economic reforms in Mexico continue to provide tailwinds for investment opportunities, according to Co-Portfolio Manager Nick Niziolek.

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EM Growth Provides Tailwind for Automation Companies

Nick Niziolek and Paul Ryndak

Firsthand insights from a recent trip to Asia support the Calamos investment team’s view of automation as an exciting secular growth theme.

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The Philippine Growth Story Looks Set to Continue

Nick Niziolek

Co-Portfolio Manager Nick Niziolek speaks to the compelling dynamics the Calamos investment team sees in Philippines financials sector.

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Emerging Markets: PR is on the Upswing

Nick Niziolek

Co-Portfolio Manager Nick Niziolek discusses the rebound in emerging market equities, the factors that could catalyze continued upside, and where the team sees opportunities.

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Field Notes: India

Nick Niziolek

Co-Portfolio Manager Nick Niziolek shares insights from his recent trip to India and discusses how global on-the-ground research enhances our top-down views and bottom-up perspectives.

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Emerging Markets Should Fire Their PR Firms

Nick Niziolek

Nick Niziolek discusses the negative sentiment that has engulfed the EMs overall, and where the Calamos team sees encouraging developments. He also speaks to the team’s long-standing caution about investing in countries like Russia.

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Indonesia: First In Line to Break Away from the Fragile Five?

Nick Niziolek

Co-Portfolio Manager Nick Niziolek, CFA, discusses encouraging economic data in Indonesia and potential near-term catalysts for the country.

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Field Notes: Latin America

Nick Niziolek

Nick Niziolek, co-portfolio manager, shares insights that the Calamos team gathered from its recent travels to Latin America, including where they see the most compelling opportunities today.

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Casting Light on China's Shadow Banking System

Nick Niziolek

Co-Portfolio Manager Nick Niziolek, CFA, provides an overview of China's complex system of wealth management and trust products, and explains why shadow banking has recently unsettled the global markets. He also discusses what the Calamos team is watching most closely in China.

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Perspectives on the Philippines

Nick Niziolek

Nick Niziolek discusses how encouraging trends in the Philippines may stimulate economic growth and create investment opportunity.

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¡Viva La Reforma!

Nick Niziolek

Nick Niziolek shares his constructive view on Mexico’s reforms and explains the value of using both top-down and bottom-up analysis to identify opportunities.

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Perspectives on India

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Nick Niziolek on the opportunities the investment team continues to find, even as India faces economic headwinds.

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