Defensive Equity vs. Fixed Income Alternative

May 1, 2018

Dave O’Donohue, Senior Vice President, Co-Portfolio Manager, explains how the two hedging strategies have different risk profiles and return expectations.

Active Management to Construct a Better Hedge

May 1, 2018

Dave O’Donohue, Senior Vice President, Co-Portfolio Manager, points out how a more active, more flexible management approach helps set Calamos apart.

Convertible Bonds Offer An Asymmetric Return Profile

May 1, 2018

Eli Pars, Co-CIO, Head of Alternative Strategies and Co-Head of Convertible Strategies, Senior Co-Portfolio Manager, points out the potential of convertible bonds to “generate returns similar or better than the equity market with substantially less volatility.”

Convertibles: For An Equity or Bond Allocation

May 1, 2018

Eli Pars, Co-CIO, Head of Alternative Strategies and Co-Head of Convertible Strategies, Senior Co-Portfolio Manager, explains how convertible securities can be used as part of a core equity allocation or as a fixed income alternative.

Why We Like Unrated Convertibles

May 1, 2018

“We often like those credits,” says Eli Pars, Co-CIO, Head of Alternative Strategies and Co-Head of Convertible Strategies, Senior Co-Portfolio Manager, noting their position in the capital structure and their significant presence within the convertibles market.

Emerging Markets Plus Convertibles

January 19, 2018

Nick Niziolek, Co-CIO, Head of International and Global Strategies and Senior Co-Portfolio Manager, provides the backstory on the 2008 inception of Calamos Evolving World Growth Fund (CNWIX).

Disrupting Financial Services

January 19, 2018

Nick Niziolek, Co-CIO, Head of International and Global Strategies and Senior Co-Portfolio Manager, elaborates on how technologies are disrupting financial services—a development known as FinTech.

A Better Way?

January 19, 2018

Robotics and automation solutions are being adopted by emerging economies eager to boost their productivity while controlling their expenses, says Nick Niziolek, Co-CIO, Head of International and Global Strategies and Senior Co-Portfolio Manager.

The Mistake Fixed Income Investors Make

December 13, 2017

Matt Freund, Co-CIO, Head of Fixed Income Strategies, Senior Co-Portfolio Manager, cautions investors not to think about the bond market as one single, monolithic market, but to think about sectors and exposures. The team sees opportunities in select parts of the credit markets, the structured product markets, as well as the international and convertible markets.