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Whitepaper Profiles True Growth, High Conviction of Calamos International Growth Fund (CIGIX)

For the last three years, international markets have confronted tremendous uncertainty and concern. The unprecedented upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic came on the heels of global trade conflicts, a prolonged Brexit, and slowing economic growth.

harnessing the power of international growth compounders

If you agree with the Calamos Global Equity team that a global recovery has been delayed, not dismissed and are interested in a differentiated approach to international investing, download this just-updated whitepaper “Harnessing the Power of International Growth Compounders.”

The piece discusses how Calamos International Growth Fund (CIGIX):

  • Navigated the cycle of heightened uncertainty
  • Identifies secular themes and long-term growth compounders
  • Incorporates ESG insights
  • Harnesses growth compounders in retirement platforms

The fund generated positive excess returns in 85% of rolling five-year periods since inception.

CIGIX positive excess returns

The magnitude of CIGIX’s outperformance reflects the fund’s use of growth compounders capable of generating outsized returns over time while seeking to minimize exposure to losses in underperforming names. You'll read more in the whitepaper.

Investment professionals, for more information about CIGIX, please talk to your Calamos Investment Consultant at 888-571-2567 or

Before investing carefully consider the fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Please see the prospectus and summary prospectus containing this and other information which can be obtained by calling 1-800-582-6959. Read it carefully before investing.


Opinions and estimates offered constitute our judgment and are subject to change without notice, as are statements of financial market trends, which are based on current market conditions. We believe information provided here is reliable, but do not warrant its accuracy or completeness. The material is not intended as an offer or solicitation for the purchase of any financial instrument. The views and strategies described may not be suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide—and should not be relied on for—accounting, legal or tax advice. References to future returns are not promises or even estimates of actual returns a client may achieve. Any forecasts contained herein are for illustrative purposes only and are not to be relied upon as advice or interpreted as a recommendation. The securities highlighted are discussed for illustrative purposes only. They are not recommendations.

The principal risks of investing in the Calamos International Growth Fund include: equity securities risk consisting of market prices declining in general, growth stock risk consisting of potential increased volatility due to securities trading at higher multiples, foreign securities risk, emerging markets risk, small and mid-sized company risk and portfolio selection risk. As a result of political or economic instability in foreign countries, there can be special risks associated with investing in foreign securities, including fluctuations in currency exchange rates, increased price volatility and difficulty obtaining information. In addition, emerging markets may present additional risk due to potential for greater economic and political instability in less developed countries.

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