Investment Team Voices

Risk Management Will Matter More in 2024

Jim Madden, Tony Tursich, Beth Williamson
January 4, 2024

Going forward, the Calamos sustainable equities investment team believes good risk management is likely to be better compensated than brazen risk taking. Because the past 10 years are unlikely to be repeated, diversification will potentially pay off as investors focus on fundamentals and valuations.

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Higher-Quality Companies for a “Higher-for-Longer” Rate Environment

Jim Madden, Tony Tursich, Beth Williamson
October 5, 2023

Although the Fed paused interest rate hikes in September, its language was cautious regarding the timing of future rate cuts. In an environment of higher interest rates, we maintain a focus on identifying and investing in high-quality companies with lower levels of debt than their peers.

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Narrow Market Likely to Broaden to Quality Stocks Across Sectors

Jim Madden, Tony Tursich, Beth Williamson
July 3, 2023

The dominance of US mega-cap tech stocks looks set to give way to broader leadership, favoring quality companies across sectors. We believe SROIX will be well positioned in an environment where quality is rewarded and risk management matters.

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Perspectives on Innovation: Biodiversity is Abuzz

Jim Madden, Tony Tursich, Beth Williamson
June 23, 2023

There’s growing buzz around biodiversity as a new environmental metric, but the Calamos Sustainable Equities Team has long understood that nature-related risks can impact business strategies.

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Perspectives on Innovation: Sustainable Commodities

Jim Madden, Tony Tursich, Beth Williamson
May 11, 2023

Sustainable commodities may seem like a contradiction in terms, but the Calamos Sustainable Equities Team explains why it doesn’t have to be, thanks to innovative companies that source commodities from natural capital-rich regions through inventive techniques that add value and mitigate negative impacts on local ecosystems.

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Perspectives on Innovation: The China Conundrum

Jim Madden, Tony Tursich, Beth Williamson
May 3, 2023

China, the world’s largest cleantech investor, is home to companies on the cutting edge of sustainable themes, such as renewable energy and electric vehicles. But caution is still warranted. The Calamos Sustainable Equities team discusses the opportunity set and how it aligns with their risk-aware, quality-focused approach.

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