Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Nick Calamos

President of Investments and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Calamos Investments

Nick Calamos is President of Investments and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Calamos Investments. He oversees research and portfolio management for Calamos Investments′ family of mutual funds, closed-end funds and separately managed accounts. Leading the development of the firm′s proprietary research tools and investment processes for a team of 50 professionals, Calamos serves as portfolio manager of various strategies utilizing equities, high yield bonds, convertible securities and alternative investments. His book, Convertible Arbitrage: Insights and Techniques for Successful Hedging, is used as a textbook in a number of investment management curriculums. He is often quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Barron′s, Fortune, BusinessWeek and Pensions & Investments in addition to regularly appearing on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. A chartered financial analyst, Calamos received a bachelor′s degree from Southern Illinois University and a master′s degree in finance from Northern Illinois University.

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