Investment Ideas

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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Convertibles: Providing Risk Management and Positioned for a Snapback

John P. Calamos, Sr., Joe Wysocki
March 27, 2020

In discussing recent market volatility, Joe Wysocki, CFA, Senior Vice President, Co-Portfolio Manager, and Jon Vacko, CFA, Senior Vice President, Co-Portfolio Manager, highlighted three main themes for evaluating and participating in the convertible securities market during turbulent times.

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