Calamos Hedged Equity Fund: A Dynamic Approach for Navigating Market Volatility

Jason Hill, David O’Donohue, Eli Pars, Jimmy Young
March 5, 2020

CIHEX has demonstrated resilience consistently during market drawdowns, including the February selloff. We interviewed the fund’s investment team to learn more about how they’ve historically mitigated risk and pursued upside through a highly responsive, dynamic approach that contrasts with “set-it-and-forget-it” options-based funds.

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Managing Volatility-Aided Strategies in a Low Volatility Environment

Alternative Team Perspectives by David O’Donohue
June 26, 2017

While a lack of volatility may be comforting for many investors, volatility can play an important role in the management of some hedged strategies. David O’Donohue discusses index volatility versus individual stock volatility, and how our team navigates different volatility environments.

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How We Navigated Election Night Turmoil

Alternative Team Perspectives by David O’Donohue
November 11, 2016

In our market neutral approach, the work of hedging around a major event begins days, weeks or even months before. The U.S. presidential election provides a case in point.

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