Global Equity Fund (IE00B28VTX42)

Portfolio Fit

The fund can serve as a growth-oriented addition to a strategic global equity allocation and may complement or provide an alternative to value or blended styles.

Key Features

  • Flexibility to seek growth globally pursuing the best risk/reward opportunities across country, market capitalization and sector
  • Seek global growth companies that may benefit from long-term secular themes in the emerging markets, including a burgeoning global middle class and an increased demand for information and entertainment

Overview

The fund invests in equities of companies around the globe. We seek firms demonstrating what we believe to be key growth characteristics, including increasing profit margins and high returns on invested capital.

Important Fund Information

Performance data quoted represents past performance, and may not be a reliable guide to future results. Performance data quoted does not include the Fund's maximum 5% front-end sales charge. Had it been included, the Fund's returns would have been lower. Performance shown reflects the management fee. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Returns for periods less than 12 months are not annualised.

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities ("UCITS"). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The "Since Inception" total return start date for the index information is 30/11/2007, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The "Since Inception" start date for the Fund is 27/11/2007.

Returns net of fees include the investment advisory fee charged by Calamos Advisors LLC. Returns greater than 12 months are annualised. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC, RBC and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC. 

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.

The Fund is offered solely to non-U.S. investors under the terms and conditions of the fund's current prospectus. The prospectus contains important information about the Fund and should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the full and simplified prospectus for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/global, or by contacting the local Paying Agent listed by jurisdiction at www.calamos.com/global, or through the fund's Transfer Agent, RBC Investor Services Ireland Limited. In Switzerland, all important information such as the constituents documents, the sales prospectus, the Key Investor Informa- tion Document ("KIID") and the annual or semi-annual report can be obtained free of charge from the Swiss representative. The Swiss representative is Acolin Fund Services AG, Affolternstrasse 56, 8050 Zürich. The Swiss paying agent is NPB Neue Privat Bank AG, Limmatquai 1/am Bellevue, CH-8022 Zürich.

Fund Details
As of 16/7/19
Inception Date: 27/11/07
Current NAV: $18.52
$ Change: $-0.07
% Change: -0.38%
Total Net Assets (As of 30/6/19): $14.5 M
Morningstar Category: Global Large-Cap Growth Equity

Resources

Annualized Total Returns

As of 30/6/19
TimeFrame Calamos Global Equity Fund (NAV) MSCI ACWI Growth Index
6 Month 21.05 20.34
1 Year 2.63 7.52
3 Year 12.42 14.22
5 Year 6.51 8.9
10 Year 10.93 12
Since Inception 5.32 10.82

Calendar Year Total Returns

As of 30/6/19
Date Calamos Global Equity Fund (NAV) MSCI ACWI Growth Index
YTD 2019 21.05 20.34
2018 -15.82 -7.82
2017 34.09 30.46
2016 -0.44 3.66
2015 3.57 1.91
2014 -0.13 5.82
2013 18.53 23.62
2012 13.53 17.17
2011 -4.56 -7.04
2010 23.53 15.49
2009 51.02 38.1
2008 -46.98 -42.71

Important Fund Information

Performance data quoted represents past performance, and may not be a reliable guide to future results. Performance data quoted does not include the Fund's maximum 5% front-end sales charge. Had it been included, the Fund's returns would have been lower. Performance shown reflects the management fee. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Returns for periods less than 12 months are not annualised.

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities ("UCITS"). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The "Since Inception" total return start date for the index information is 30/11/2007, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The "Since Inception" start date for the Fund is 27/11/2007.

Returns net of fees include the investment advisory fee charged by Calamos Advisors LLC. Returns greater than 12 months are annualised. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC, RBC and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC. 

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.

The MSCI ACWI Growth Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index that is designed to measure the growth equity market performance of developed markets and emerging markets. The indices are calculated without dividends, with net or with gross dividends reinvested, in both U.S. dollars and local currencies.

ICE BofAML Global 300 Convertible Index-Is a global convertible index composed of companies representative of the market structure of countries in North America, Europe and the Asia/Pacific region. Source ICE Data Indices, LLC, used with permission. ICE permits use of the ICE BofAML indices and related data on an 'as is' basis, makes no warranties regarding same, does not guarantee the suitability, quality, accuracy, timeliness, and/or completeness of the ICE BofAML Indices or data included in, related to, or derived therefrom, assumes no liability in connection with the use of the foregoing and does not sponsor, endorse or recommend Calamos Advisors LLC or any of its products or services.

Unmanaged index returns assume reinvestment of any and all distributions and, unlike fund returns, do not reflect fees, expenses or sales charges. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

The Fund is offered solely to non-U.S. investors under the terms and conditions of the fund's current prospectus. The prospectus contains important information about the Fund and should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the full and simplified prospectus for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/global, or by contacting the local Paying Agent listed by jurisdiction at www.calamos.com/global, or through the fund's Transfer Agent, RBC Investor Services Ireland Limited. In Switzerland, all important information such as the constituents documents, the sales prospectus, the Key Investor Informa- tion Document ("KIID") and the annual or semi-annual report can be obtained free of charge from the Swiss representative. The Swiss representative is Acolin Fund Services AG, Affolternstrasse 56, 8050 Zürich. The Swiss paying agent is NPB Neue Privat Bank AG, Limmatquai 1/am Bellevue, CH-8022 Zürich.

Sector Weightings

As of 30/6/19
Sector % of Assets MSCI ACWI Growth
Information Technology 20.5% 24.3%
Health Care 15.2% 12.0%
Consumer Discretionary 14.4% 15.1%
Financials 14.3% 8.2%
Communication Services 14.2% 9.7%
Industrials 10.6% 12.8%
Consumer Staples 5.2% 8.8%
Energy 3.3% 2.1%
Materials 0.0% 4.0%
Real Estate 0.0% 2.1%
Utilities 0.0% 0.7%

Asset Allocation

As of 30/6/19
Asset Allocation
Common Stock 97.6613
Cash and Receivables/Payables 2.3261
Options 0.0126

Top 10 Holdings

As of 30/6/19
Company Security Type Industry %
Tencent Holdings, Ltd. Stocks Interactive Media & Services 4.4%
Walt Disney Company Stocks Movies & Entertainment 4.3%
Amazon.com, Inc. Stocks Internet & Direct Marketing Retail 3.7%
Alphabet, Inc. - Class A Stocks Interactive Media & Services 3.4%
Lululemon Athletica, Inc. Stocks Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods 2.8%
Alibaba Group Holding, Ltd. Stocks Internet & Direct Marketing Retail 2.5%
SAP, SE Stocks Application Software 2.3%
CSL, Ltd. Stocks Biotechnology 2.3%
HDFC Bank, Ltd. Stocks Diversified Banks 2.2%
MasterCard, Inc. - Class A Stocks Data Processing & Outsourced Services 2.1%

Fund Facts

As of 30/6/19
Name Fund MSCI ACWI Growth
Number of Holdings 75 1,474
Debt/Capital 30.8% 40.4%
EPS Growth (5 Year) 17.6% 14.7%
PEG Ratio 1.9x 2.0x
Portfolio Turnover (12 months) 71.8% N/A
Price/Book 4.7x 4.0x
Price/Earnings 26.2x 22.5x
Price/Sales 3.0x 2.2x
ROIC 20.8% 21.7%
Net Assets $14.5 M N/A

Market Capitalization

As of 30/6/19
Market CAP Range % of Assets
<=$0.1bil 0.0%
>$0.1bil<=$5bil 5.7%
>$5bil<=$30bil 24.9%
>$30bil<=$200bil 40.7%
>$200bil 28.7%

Regional Exposure

As of 30/6/19
Region % of Assets
North America 45.1%
Europe 25.1%
Asia/Pacific 24.7%
Latin America 1.6%
Middle East/Africa 1.2%

Country Exposure

As of 30/6/19
Country %
United States 37.8%
China 8.1%
Canada 7.4%
United Kingdom 7.0%
Germany 5.4%
Japan 5.3%
Australia 4.7%
Netherlands 3.2%
France 3.1%
India 3.0%

Currency Exposure

As of 30/6/19
Currency %
United States Dollar (USD) 52.6%
Euro (EUR) 13.0%
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) 7.3%
Japanese Yen (JPY) 5.4%
British Pound Sterling (GBP) 5.0%
Canadian Dollar (CAD) 4.5%
Australian Dollar (AUD) 3.9%
Indian Rupee (INR) 2.3%
Taiwan Dollar (TWD) 1.5%
Swedish Krona (SEK) 1.5%

Important Fund Information

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities ("UCITS"). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The "Since Inception" total return start date for the index information is 30/11/2007, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The "Since Inception" start date for the Fund is 27/11/2007.

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.

Top 10 Holdings and Sector Weightings are calculated as a percentage of Net Assets. The tables exclude cash or cash equivalents, any government / sovereign bonds or broad based index hedging securities the portfolio may hold.

Notes

Debt/Capital Ratio-Is a measure of a company's financial leverage, calculated as the company's debt divided by its total capital.

PEG Ratio-Is a stock's price/earnings ratio divided by estimated earnings growth rate in the next year; a lower PEG indicates that less is being paid for each unit of earnings growth.

Price/Earnings Ratio-Is the current stock price over trailing 12-month earnings per share.

ROIC (Return On Invested Capital)-Measures how effectively a company uses the money invested in its operations, calculated as a company's net income minus any dividends divided by the company's total capital.

The MSCI ACWI Growth Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index that is designed to measure the growth equity market performance of developed markets and emerging markets. The indices are calculated without dividends, with net or with gross dividends reinvested, in both U.S. dollars and local currencies.

The Fund is offered solely to non-U.S. investors under the terms and conditions of the fund's current prospectus. The prospectus contains important information about the Fund and should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the full and simplified prospectus for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/global, or by contacting the local Paying Agent listed by jurisdiction at www.calamos.com/global, or through the fund's Transfer Agent, RBC Investor Services Ireland Limited. In Switzerland, all important information such as the constituents documents, the sales prospectus, the Key Investor Informa- tion Document ("KIID") and the annual or semi-annual report can be obtained free of charge from the Swiss representative. The Swiss representative is Acolin Fund Services AG, Affolternstrasse 56, 8050 Zürich. The Swiss paying agent is NPB Neue Privat Bank AG, Limmatquai 1/am Bellevue, CH-8022 Zürich.

Total Capital Gains

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

Schedule

Name Frequency
Distributions ANNUAL
Capital Gains ANNUAL

Important Fund Information

Performance data quoted represents past performance, and may not be a reliable guide to future results. Performance data quoted does not include the Fund's maximum 5% front-end sales charge. Had it been included, the Fund's returns would have been lower. Performance shown reflects the management fee. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Returns for periods less than 12 months are not annualised.

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities ("UCITS"). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The "Since Inception" total return start date for the index information is 30/11/2007, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The "Since Inception" start date for the Fund is 27/11/2007.

Returns net of fees include the investment advisory fee charged by Calamos Advisors LLC. Returns greater than 12 months are annualised. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC, RBC and Mellon Analytical Solutions, LLC. 

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.

The Fund is offered solely to non-U.S. investors under the terms and conditions of the fund's current prospectus. The prospectus contains important information about the Fund and should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the full and simplified prospectus for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/global, or by contacting the local Paying Agent listed by jurisdiction at www.calamos.com/global, or through the fund's Transfer Agent, RBC Investor Services Ireland Limited. In Switzerland, all important information such as the constituents documents, the sales prospectus, the Key Investor Informa- tion Document ("KIID") and the annual or semi-annual report can be obtained free of charge from the Swiss representative. The Swiss representative is Acolin Fund Services AG, Affolternstrasse 56, 8050 Zürich. The Swiss paying agent is NPB Neue Privat Bank AG, Limmatquai 1/am Bellevue, CH-8022 Zürich.

Annual Expenses

Name A Shares
Gross Expense Ratio 1.85%
Management Fee 1.50%

Investment Information

Name A Shares
Minimum initial investment (£/€/$) $2500
Minimum subsequent investments (£/€/$) $50

Fund Information

Name A Shares
Inception Date 27/11/07
Bloomberg Ticker CAGEAUA ID
CUSIP number G17716534
ISIN number IE00B28VTX42
SEDOL number B28VTX4

Calamos Global Equity Fund is a sub-fund of Calamos Global Funds PLC, an investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability in Ireland (registered number 444463), and is authorised and regulated by the Irish Financial Regulator as an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities ("UCITS"). The Company is a recognised scheme in the UK for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, but is not authorised under such Act and therefore investors will not be entitled to compensation under the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Calamos Global Funds PLC has been established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between subfunds and is authorised pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) Regulations 2003 as amended. Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Portfolios are managed according to their respective strategies which may differ significantly in terms of security holdings, industry weightings, and asset allocation from those of the benchmark(s). Portfolio performance, characteristics and volatility may differ from the benchmark(s) shown. Average annual total return measures net investment income and capital gain or loss from portfolio investments as an annualised average. All performance shown assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains distributions. The "Since Inception" total return start date for the index information is 30/11/2007, since comparative index data is available only for full monthly periods. The "Since Inception" start date for the Fund is 27/11/2007.

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.

CUSIP identifiers have been provided by CUSIP Global Services, managed on behalf of the American Bankers Association by S&P Global Market Intelligence LLC, and are not for use or dissemination in a manner that would serve as a substitute for any CUSIP service. The CUSIP Database, © 2011 American Bankers Association. "CUSIP" is a registered trademark of the American Bankers Association.

The Fund is offered solely to non-U.S. investors under the terms and conditions of the fund's current prospectus. The prospectus contains important information about the Fund and should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the full and simplified prospectus for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/global, or by contacting the local Paying Agent listed by jurisdiction at www.calamos.com/global, or through the fund's Transfer Agent, RBC Investor Services Ireland Limited. In Switzerland, all important information such as the constituents documents, the sales prospectus, the Key Investor Informa- tion Document ("KIID") and the annual or semi-annual report can be obtained free of charge from the Swiss representative. The Swiss representative is Acolin Fund Services AG, Affolternstrasse 56, 8050 Zürich. The Swiss paying agent is NPB Neue Privat Bank AG, Limmatquai 1/am Bellevue, CH-8022 Zürich.

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Quarterly Commentary

A discussion of the Global Equity Fund's performance versus a benchmark, positioning, related market commentary, and outlook.

calamos-global-equity-ucit-fact-sheet-en.pdf
Fact Sheet (Share Class A, C, I) - English

The Global Equity Fund fact sheet provides a snap shot of the investment team, the fund strategy, performance, composition, ratings and returns.

calamos-global-equity-ucit-fact-sheet-es.pdf
Fact Sheet (Share Class A, C, I) - Spanish

The Global Equity Fund fact sheet provides a snap shot of the investment team, the fund strategy, performance, composition, ratings and returns.

calamos-UCIT-RDR-Share-Class-Global-Equity-en.pdf
Fact Sheet (Share Class Z)

The Global Equity Fund fact sheet provides a snap shot of the investment team, the fund strategy, performance, composition, ratings and returns.

UCITSAnnualReport.pdf
Annual Report

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

UCITSSemiAnnualReport.pdf
Semi-annual Report - English

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

UCITSSemiAnnualReport_FR
Semi-annual Report - French

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

UCITSSemiAnnualReport_GE
Semi-annual Report - German

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

UCITSSemiAnnualReport_GR
Semi-annual Report - Greek

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

UCITSSemiAnnualReport_SP
Semi-annual Report - Spanish

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

CalamosGlobalFundsProspectus
Prospectus

This prospectus sets forth concisely the information that you should know before investing. You should read the accompanying simplified prospectus, which contains important information, before deciding whether to invest in our securities.

KIIDS

The key Investor Information Document (KIID) aims to provide investors with a transparent and concise overview of funds in a standard format.