Investment Team Voices

Charting a Steadier Path as Bonds Deliver a Wild Ride

Eli Pars
January 4, 2024

Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund (CMNIX) continued to demonstrate its potential benefits as a fixed income alternative. With little exposure to interest rate risk or opportunity, we believe our approach offers a compelling alternative for investors worried about interest rate volatility.

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Focused on Capitalizing on—Not Capping—Equity Upside

Eli Pars
January 4, 2024

The rise in interest rates, paired with a benign equity volatility environment, provided a beneficial environment for Calamos Hedged Equity Fund (CIHEX) during 2023. We believe our flexible approach can continue to provide an important edge.

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A Sunny 2024 Outlook for Global Convertibles

Eli Pars
January 4, 2024

Eli Pars, CFA, believes new issues will be a potential bright spot for the convertible market and Calamos Global Convertible Fund (CXGCX) over the next year or two, with a particularly intriguing opportunity in investment-grade convertibles.

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CMNIX: Continued Strength as Bonds Tumble

Eli Pars
October 5, 2023

As rising interest rates delivered a blow to traditional bonds during the quarter, CMNIX once again demonstrated the benefits of not being at the mercy of interest rate moves.

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Ready for Market Upticks and Potential Pullbacks

Eli Pars
October 5, 2023

The combination of oil prices, Fed policy, and political uncertainty all make for a questionable growth outlook in 2024. Nonetheless, we will stick to our fundamental process and work to maintain the best risk/reward profile possible. And we expect a convertible issuance boost in 2024 as companies seek to refinance maturing debt.

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Calamos Investment Team Outlooks, October 2021

John P. Calamos, Sr., Jon Vacko, Joe Wysocki, Brandon M. Nelson, Eli Pars, Jim Madden, Tony Tursich, Matt Freund, Christian Brobst, Charles E. Carmody, John Hillenbrand, Michael Grant, Nick Niziolek, Dennis Cogan, Paul Ryndak, Kyle Ruge, Michael Kassab, Bill Rubin
October 19, 2021

Inflation may be more persistent, and the pace of growth may be slowing, but our teams continue to identify many opportunities across asset classes. Senior members of our investment organization share their outlooks and discuss how they are positioning portfolios. With an introduction from John P. Calamos, Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer.

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