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.

Read Post

The CMNIX Team on Volatility, Pricing and Positioning for Opportunity

David O’Donohue, Eli Pars, Jason Hill
March 30, 2020

At a time of extreme market volatility, our team provides an update on how they’re navigating the challenge—as well as recognizing opportunity—for Calamos Market Neutral income Fund (CMNIX) and Calamos Hedged Equity Fund (CIHEX), two funds with “the same mentality but different risk budgets.”

Read Post

CMNIX’s Battle During the Market’s Worst Week

Eli Pars
March 13, 2020

Having battled extreme volatility all week, the portfolio management team of Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund (CMNIX) describes the opportunities in both convertible arbitrage and hedged equity strategies going forward.

Read Post

Can Your Bond Fund Do This?

February 25, 2020

Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund is one of an elite group of mutual funds—including just three liquid alts—that produced a decade of positive returns.

Read Post