Microcap Tailwind Lifted CTSIX, Rewarded Style Consistency

June 26, 2020

Microcaps have been outperforming small caps, which have been outperforming large caps, over the last three months, leading Calamos Timpani Small Cap Growth Fund (CTSIX) Senior Portfolio Manager Brandon Nelson to believe that there's a reversion to mean underway.

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CPLIX’s Grant Called the Market Rally, and Continues Risk-on

June 15, 2020

This has been an unusual recovery. Initially, it was led by the same high-quality “safety” stocks that dominated before the drawdown. Cyclical issues then followed, starting in mid-May. Here’s how the barbell strategy employed by the Calamos Phineus Long/Short Equity Fund (CPLIX) managed to capture gains during both legs.

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Opportunity in the Convertible Market: Convertible Trifecta

May 14, 2020

Our team has considerable experience sourcing opportunities through all phases of the market cycle. But at certain points of time, market conditions create an additionally attractive backdrop for our active long-term approach. As of the end of the first quarter (March 31, 2020) and despite recent retrenchment, equities are cheaper, credit spreads are wider, and convertible valuations are lower since the market decline related to the COVID-19 crisis began.

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