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Calamos Global Funds PLC - Calamos Global Convertible Fund Class A USD Acc

Management
DomicileIreland
Legal StructureOpen Ended Investment Company
UCITSYes
Inception Date27/11/2007
Fund Advisor(s)
Calamos Advisors LLC
Fund ManagerJohn Calamos
Manager Start Date27/11/2007
Career Start Year1973
Education
1965, Illinois Institute of Technology, M.B.A.
1963, Illinois Institute of Technology, B.S.
 
Biography
John P. Calamos is the founder of CALAMOS ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC., the 16th largest money manager in Chicagoland. The firm offers institutional and individual investors a breadth of strategies through both individually managed portfolios and mutual funds. Mr. Calamos received his undergraduate degree in Economics and MBA in Finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Joining the United States Air Force after graduation, he served as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War and ultimately earned the rank of Major. Following his military service, John devoted his entire professional career to investment management and research, establishing his own firm in 1977. Mr. Calamos is a member of the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago and has taught graduate level courses on finance and investments. Mr. Calamos has written two books: Investing in Convertible Securities: Your Complete Guide to the Risks and Rewards, and Convertible Securities: the Latest Instruments, Portfolio Strategies, and Valuation Analysis, along with numerous articles in various financial journals. He is often quoted in the press, including The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, Fortune, BusinessWeek and Pensions & Investments. He has appeared on CNBC, CNNfn, Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street and Nightly Business Report.
Fund ManagerEli Pars
Manager Start Date26/06/2014
Career Start Year1987
Education
University of Illinois, B.A.
University of Chicago, M.B.A.
 
Biography
Eli Pars joined CALAMOS ADVISORS in May 2013 and has been Co-CIO, Head of Alternative Strategies and Co-Head of Convertible Strategies, as well as a Senior Co-Portfolio Manager, since September 2015. Between May 2013 and September 2015, he was a Co-Portfolio Manager. Previously, he was a Portfolio Manager at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners from February 2009 until November 2012. He received a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. with a specialization in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
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