Calamos Global Sustainable Equities Fund

Fund Stats

  • NAV


    $0.01 (0.12%)

    As of 1/27/23

  • Daily YTD Return


    As of 1/27/23

  • Total Net Assets

    $6.2 Million

    As of 12/31/22

  • Inception Date



The fund seeks high-quality growth companies with strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) characteristics. Employing an integrated, fundamental and proprietary screening process, the fund can invest in developed and developing economies across market capitalizations.

Key Features

  • Aims for above-average returns with lower volatility by focusing on companies that generate higher returns on capital, offer better growth prospects, and maintain a competitive edge.
  • Invests in companies with strong ESG characteristics, which we believe are better equipped to adapt to change while avoiding liabilities, thereby contributing to return potential and risk reduction.
  • Managed according to a time-tested proprietary process developed by our seasoned investment team, who established one of the first sustainable research platforms and helped set standards for ESG portfolios.

Portfolio Fit

The fund can serve as a global equity allocation for investors seeking above-average returns with potentially lower volatility from a portfolio of high-quality, ESG-principled companies offering enhanced prospects for growth.

Morningstar Sustainability Rating

five stars

Morningstar Sustainability RatingTM Out of 7758 Global Equity Large Cap funds as of 11/30/2022. Based on 99.27% of AUM. Data is based on long positions only.


Annualized Total Returns

As of 12/31/22 As of 12/31/22
TimeFrame Calamos Global Sustainable Equities Fund (NAV) MSCI ACWI Index (Net)
3 Month 11.71 9.76
1 Year -22.81 -18.36
Since Inception -20.16 -18.36
TimeFrame Calamos Global Sustainable Equities Fund (NAV) MSCI ACWI Index (Net)
3 Month 11.71 9.76
1 Year -22.81 -18.36
Since Inception -20.16 -18.36

Performance data quoted represents past performance, which is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Please refer to Important Risk Information. The principal value and return of an investment will fluctuate so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance reflected at NAV does not include the Fund's maximum front-end sales load of 4.75%. Had it been included, the Fund's return would have been lower.

Index and Morningstar category data shown reflects full month periods only. If share class inception date is on or before the 15th of the month, the index or category calculation inception date begins on the first day of that month. If share class inception date is after the 15th of the month, the index or category calculation inception date begins on the first day of the following month.

The MSCI ACWI Index (Net) is a free float-adjusted market-capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the equity market performance of developed markets and emerging markets. The index is calculated in both US dollars and local currencies. Net return basis approximates the minimum possible reinvestment of regular cash distributions by deducting withholding tax based on the maximum rate of the company's country of incorporation applicable to institutional investors.

Unmanaged index returns, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualized average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions.

The funds' gross expense ratios as of the prospectus dated 3/1/2022 are as follows: A Shares 2.11%, C Shares 2.86%, I Shares 1.86% and R6 Shares 1.80%.

Class I shares are offered primarily for direct investment by investors through certain tax-exempt retirement plans and by institutional clients, provided such plans or clients have assets of at least $1 million. For eligibility requirements and other available share classes see the prospectus and other Fund documents at


Sector Weightings

As of 12/31/22
Sector % of Assets MSCI ACWI Index (Net)
Information Technology 18.6% 20.0%
Industrials 15.5% 10.2%
Financials 14.6% 15.2%
Health Care 13.9% 13.4%
Consumer Discretionary 10.6% 10.4%
Materials 6.0% 5.0%
Consumer Staples 5.6% 7.7%
Communication Services 4.7% 6.8%
Utilities 3.7% 3.2%
Real Estate 2.8% 2.6%
Energy 0.0% 5.6%
Other 0.0% 0.0%

Asset Allocation

As of 12/31/22
Asset Allocation %
Common Stock 96.0614
Cash and Receivables/Payables 3.9386

Top 10 Holdings

As of 12/31/22
Company Industry Country %
Microsoft Corp. Systems Software United States 2.9%
Apple, Inc. Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals United States 2.7%
Alphabet, Inc. - Class A Interactive Media & Services United States 2.1%
Visa, Inc. - Class A Data Processing & Outsourced Services United States 1.6%
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. Life Sciences Tools & Services United States 1.5%
Merck & Company, Inc. Pharmaceuticals United States 1.5%
CVS Health Corp. Health Care Services United States 1.4%
Roche Holding, AG Pharmaceuticals Switzerland 1.4%
Quanta Services, Inc. Construction & Engineering United States 1.3%
TJX Companies, Inc. Apparel Retail United States 1.3%
Total 17.7%

Fund Facts

As of 12/31/22
Name Fund MSCI ACWI Index (Net)
Number of Holdings 118 2,879
Debt/Capital 40.9% 41.8%
PEG Ratio 1.9x 1.9x
Price/Book 2.8x 2.1x
Price/Earnings 17.0x 14.3x
Price/Sales 1.7x 1.5x
ROIC 19.3% 20.1%
Net Assets $6.2 M N/A

Market Capitalization

As of 12/31/22
Market CAP Range % of Assets
<=$0.10bil 0.0%
>$0.10bil<=$5bil 4.2%
>$5bil<=$30bil 30.3%
>$30bil<=$200bil 47.1%
>$200bil 18.4%

Regional Exposure

As of 12/31/22
Region % of Assets
North America 47.2%
Europe 28.7%
Asia/Pacific 16.0%
Latin America 3.5%
Middle East/Africa 0.6%
Caribbean 0.0%

Top Currency Exposures

As of 12/31/22
Currency %
United States Dollar (USD) 56.0%
Euro (EUR) 16.5%
Japanese Yen (JPY) 4.1%
British Pound Sterling (GBP) 3.2%
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) 3.2%
Swiss Franc (CHF) 2.6%
Danish Krone (DKK) 2.3%
South Korean WON (KRW) 1.6%
Swedish Krona (SEK) 1.5%
Australian Dollar (AUD) 1.3%

Top Country Exposures

As of 12/31/22
Country %
United States 45.1%
Japan 5.2%
United Kingdom 4.9%
Germany 4.2%
France 3.9%
Ireland 2.9%
Hong Kong 2.5%
Switzerland 2.5%
Denmark 2.2%
Canada 2.1%

MSCI ESG Company Rating

As of 12/31/22
MSCI Company Rating Fund % MSCI ACWI Index (Net) %
AAA 26.7 12.9
AA 33.0 28.0
A 30.0 29.9
BBB 8.9 20.6
BB 0.8 5.5
B 0.0 1.9
CCC 0.0 0.9
N/A 0.5 0.3


Total Capital Gains

A distribution has not been paid since the Fund's inception.


Name Frequency
Distributions ANNUAL
Capital Gains ANNUAL

Estimated 2022 Capital Gains
Estimated capital gains distributions for Calamos mutual funds were announced November 1, 2022. To view the report, click here.


Schedule: ANNUAL
Most Recent Distributions
Frequency Income Reinvest
Q4 2022 $0.0805 7.90000

Fees & Expenses

Annual Expenses

Name A Shares C Shares I Shares R6 Shares
Gross Expense Ratio 2.11% 2.86% 1.86% 1.80%
Net Expense Ratio 1.20% 1.95% 0.95% 0.89%

Investment Information

Name A Shares C Shares I Shares R6 Shares
Minimum initial investment $2500 $2500 $1 million $0
Minimum subsequent investments $50 $50 N/A N/A
IRA initial investments $500 $500 N/A N/A

Fund Information

Name A Shares C Shares I Shares R6 Shares
Inception Date 12/17/21 12/17/21 12/17/21 12/17/21
CUSIP number 128120292 128120284 128120276 128120268

Sales & Distribution

Name A Shares C Shares I Shares R6 Shares
Sales Load Front-End Level-Load N/A N/A
Maximum Sales Charge 4.75 1.00 N/A N/A
US Bank Fund Number 5703 5704 5705 5706

Calamos Advisors has contractually agreed to limit the annual ordinary operating expenses of the Fund as a percentage of the average net assets of the particular class of shares to 1.20% for Class A shares, 1.95% for Class C shares, and 0.95% for Class I shares. Calamos Advisors has contractually agreed to limit the Fund's annual ordinary operating expenses for Class R6 shares (as a percentage of average net assets) to 0.95% less the Fund's annual sub-transfer agency ratio (the aggregate sub-transfer agency fees of the Fund's other share classes divided by the aggregate average annual net assets of the Fund's other share classes). For purposes of the expense limitation agreement, operating expenses do not include taxes, interest, short interest, short dividend expenses, brokerage commissions, acquired fund fees and expenses, and extraordinary expenses, if any. This expense limitation agreement is binding on Calamos Advisors through March 1, 2025. Calamos Advisors may recapture previously waived expense amounts within the same fiscal year for any day where the respective share class's expense ratio falls below the contractual expense limit up to the expense limit for that day. This undertaking is binding on Calamos Advisors and any of its successors and assigns. This agreement is not terminable by either party.


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Statutory Prospectus

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The statement of additional information is a supplementary document to the fund’s prospectus and contains additional information about the fund and includes further disclosure regarding its operations.

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Semi-Annual Report

The semi-annual report includes a letter from John P. Calamos, Sr. to shareholders and provides a comprehensive review of the fund’s activities and financial performance over a six month period.

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Annual Report

The annual report includes a letter from John P. Calamos, Sr. to shareholders outlining the fund's performance, as well as a comprehensive review of the fund’s activities and financial performance.

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