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

Legal StructureOpen Ended Investment Company
Inception Date27/11/2007
Fund Advisor(s)
Calamos Advisors LLC
Fund ManagerJohn Calamos
Manager Start Date27/11/2007
Career Start Year1973
1965, Illinois Institute of Technology, M.B.A.
1963, Illinois Institute of Technology, B.S.
John P. Calamos, Sr. has been President and Trustee of the Calamos Investment Trust (“Trust”) and for CALAMOS ADVISORS: Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer (“Global CIO”) since August 2016; Chairman and Global CIO from April to August 2016; Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Global Co-CIO between April 2013 and April 2016; Chief Executive Officer and Global Co-CIO between August 2012 and April 2013; and Chief Executive Officer and Co-CIO prior thereto. Mr. Calamos received his B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He joined the United States Air Force after graduation where he served as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War and ultimately earned the rank of Major.
Fund ManagerEli Pars
Manager Start Date26/06/2014
Career Start Year1987
University of Illinois, B.A.
University of Chicago, M.B.A.
As a Co-Chief Investment Officer, Eli Pars is responsible for oversight of investment team resources, investment processes, performance and risk. As Head of Alternative Strategies and Co-Head of Convertible Strategies, he manages investment team members and has portfolio management responsibilities for those investment verticals. He is also a member of the Calamos Investment Committee, which is charged with providing a top-down framework, maintaining oversight of risk and performance metrics, and evaluating investment process. Eli has 32 years of industry experience, including 13 at Calamos. Prior to returning to Calamos in 2013, he was a Portfolio Manager at Chicago Fundamental Investment Partners, where he co-managed a convertible arbitrage portfolio. Previously, he held senior roles at Mulligan Partners LLC, Ritchie Capital and SAM Investments/The Hampshire Company. Earlier in his career, Eli was a Vice President and Assistant Portfolio Manager at Calamos. 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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