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HIGH INCOME OPPORTUNITIES FUND (IE00BDRVVL48)

Currency Class GO

Portfolio Fit

The Fund may be suitable as a core fixed-income investment in many portfolios.

Overview

The Fund primarily invests its assets in a broad range of U.S. dollar-denominated high-yield securities, including bonds (often referred to as “junk” bonds), convertible securities or preferred stocks, with an emphasis on below investment-grade debt securities. Although the Fund will invest primarily in U.S. debt securities, it may invest without limit in dollar-denominated non-U.S. debt securities and to a limited extent in non-dollar-denominated non-U.S. debt securities, including in each case emerging markets debt securities.

In addition, the Fund may invest its assets in equity securities, defaulted securities, non-dollar-denominated foreign debt securities (including emerging markets debt securities), and certain derivatives, such as futures and options. The Fund may use derivatives for hedging and/or efficient portfolio management.

Key Features

  • Provides diversification because high-yield has characteristics of both stocks and bonds.
  • Offers lower sensitivity to changes in interest rates than traditional bonds.
  • Aims to provide long-term returns that fall between stocks and higher quality bonds.

Fund Objective

The Fund seeks to provide total return primarily through high current income and secondarily through capital appreciation.

Fund Benchmarks

  • Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate High Yield Index
  • Bloomberg Barclays U.S. High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Bond Index

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT TEAM

MATT FREUND, CFA

CO-CIO, HEAD OF FIXED INCOME STRATEGIES, SENIOR CO-PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Matt Freund has 27 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Calamos in 2016, he was Chief Investment Officer of USAA Investments, overseeing more than $140 billion in assets. He led the teams responsible for the portfolio management of USAA’s mutual funds and affiliated portfolios, including P&C and life insurance products, and managed a number of highly regarded fixed income mutual funds, including USAA High Income Fund (3/8/99 - 31/10/16). He received a B.A. in Accounting from Franklin & Marshall College and an M.B.A. from Indiana University.


CHARLES E. CARMODY, CFA

VICE PRESIDENT, CO-PORTFOLIO MANAGER AND SENIOR FIXED INCOME TRADER

Charles Carmody has 19 years of experience. Prior to joining Calamos in 2004, he served as Vice President of Fixed Income Trading at Arbor Research and Trading and worked at Van Kampen Investments. He holds a B.S. in Finance from St. Joseph’s College.


The performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. The Fund is newly-organized and has a limited performance history. The information provided above reflects the historical performance results of a Previously Managed Fund which Mr. Freund was primarily responsible for the day-to-day portfolio management from August 1999 to October 2016 (the “Relevant Period”). During the Relevant Period, Mr. Freund exercised final decision making over all material aspects concerning the investment objective, policies, strategies and security selection decisions of the Previously Managed Fund. Although the Fund is managed by the same portfolio manager and utilizes a similar investment process, the performance of the Fund may differ significantly from the performance presented above. There may be differences in performance/portfolio composition between the Previously Managed Fund and UCITS due to UCITS restrictions.

Calamos High Income Opportunities 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”). Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information

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 Fund also offers Class A, I, X and Z shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown is net of fees.

Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC and Morningstar Direct.

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 prospectus and Key Investor Information Document (KIID) for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/global, or through the Fund’s Transfer Agent, RBC.

Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate High Yield Index-Measures the U.S. corporate market of non-investment grade, fixed-rate corporate bonds. Securities are classified as high yield if the middle rating of Moody’s, Fitch, and S&P is Ba1/ BB+/BB+ or below.

Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Bond Index-An issuer constrained version of the flagship U.S. Corporate High Yield Index, which measures the USD-denominated, high yield, fixed-rate corporate bond market. The index follows the same rules as the uncapped version, but limits the exposure of each issuer to 2% of the total market value and redistributes any excess market value index wide on a pro rata basis.

This document does not constitute an offer or solicitation to invest in the Fund. It is directed only at professional/sophisticated investors and it is for their use and information. This document should not be shown or given to retail investors. Any entity responsible for forwarding this material to other parties takes responsibility for ensuring compliance with the financial promotion rules.

Investing in securities products involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Diversification does not guarantee a profit or prevent a loss. High double digit returns are attributable, in part, to unusually favorable market conditions and may not be repeated or consistently achieved in the future.

GROWTH OF $10K

3/8/1999-31/10/2016

Based on a hypothetical investment of USD 10,000 on 3/8/1999. The performance result are shown net of advisory fees and reflect the deduction of transaction costs. The performance data shown represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Data as of 31/10/2016.

Historical Performance (Net of Fees)

3/28/1999-31/10/2016

1-YEAR 3-YEAR 5-YEAR 10-YEAR SINCE INCEPTION
3/8/1999
Previously Managed High Income Fund 9.47% 3.63% 6.90% 6.76% 6.96%
BBgBarc US Corporate High Yield 10.14% 4.55% 7.17% 7.60% 7.08%
BBgBarc US High Yield 2% Issuer Cap 10.16% 4.57% 7.17% 7.69% 7.15%

The performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. The Fund is newly-organized and has a limited performance history. *The information provided above reflects the historical performance results of a Previously Managed Fund which Mr. Freund was primarily responsible for the day-to-day portfolio management from August 1999 to October 2016 (the “Relevant Period”). During the Relevant Period, Mr. Freund exercised final decision making over all material aspects concerning the investment objective, policies, strategies and security selection decisions of the Previously Managed Fund. Although the Fund is managed by the same portfolio manager and utilizes a similar investment process, the performance of the Fund may differ significantly from the performance presented above. There may be differences in performance/portfolio composition between the Previously Managed Fund and UCITS due to UCITS restrictions.

Calamos High Income Opportunities 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”). Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information. 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 Fund also offers Classes A, I, X and Z shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown is net of fees.

Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC and Morningstar Direct.

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 infor mation about the Fund and should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the full prospectus and Key Investor Information Document (KIID) for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/ global, or through the Fund’s Transfer Agent, RBC.

Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index measures the US corporate market of non-investment grade, fixed-rate corporate bonds. Securities are classified as high yield if the middle rating of Moody’s,Fitch, and S&P is Ba1/ BB+/BB+ or below.

Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Bond Index: an issuer constrained version of the flagship US Corporate High Yield Index, which measures the USD-denominated, high yield, fixed-rate corporate bond market. The index follows the same rules as the uncapped version, but limits the exposure of each issuer to 2% of the total market value and redistributes any excess market value index wide on a pro rata basis.

This document does not constitute an offer or solicitation to invest in the Fund. It is directed only at professional/ sophisticated investors and it is for their use and information. This document should not be shown or given to retail investors. Any entity responsible for forwarding this material to other parties takes responsibility for ensuring compliance with the financial promotion rules.

Investing in securities products involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Diversification does not guarantee a profit or prevent a loss. High double digit returns are attributable, in part, to unusually favorable market conditions and may not be repeated or consistently achieved in the future.

This UCITS recently launched and portfolio characteristics are currently not available

The performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. The Fund is newly-organized and has a limited performance history. *The information provided above reflects the historical performance results of a Previously Managed Fund which Mr. Freund was primarily responsible for the day-to-day portfolio management from August 1999 to October 2016 (the “Relevant Period”). During the Relevant Period, Mr. Freund exercised final decision making over all material aspects concerning the investment objective, policies, strategies and security selection decisions of the Previously Managed Fund. Although the Fund is managed by the same portfolio manager and utilizes a similar investment process, the performance of the Fund may differ significantly from the performance presented above. There may be differences in performance/portfolio composition between the Previously Managed Fund and UCITS due to UCITS restrictions.

Calamos High Income Opportunities 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”). Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information. 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 Fund also offers Classes A, I, X and Z shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown is net of fees.

Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC and Morningstar Direct.

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 infor mation about the Fund and should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the full prospectus and Key Investor Information Document (KIID) for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/ global, or through the Fund’s Transfer Agent, RBC.

Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index measures the US corporate market of non-investment grade, fixed-rate corporate bonds. Securities are classified as high yield if the middle rating of Moody’s,Fitch, and S&P is Ba1/ BB+/BB+ or below.

Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Bond Index: an issuer constrained version of the flagship US Corporate High Yield Index, which measures the USD-denominated, high yield, fixed-rate corporate bond market. The index follows the same rules as the uncapped version, but limits the exposure of each issuer to 2% of the total market value and redistributes any excess market value index wide on a pro rata basis.

This document does not constitute an offer or solicitation to invest in the Fund. It is directed only at professional/ sophisticated investors and it is for their use and information. This document should not be shown or given to retail investors. Any entity responsible for forwarding this material to other parties takes responsibility for ensuring compliance with the financial promotion rules.

Investing in securities products involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Diversification does not guarantee a profit or prevent a loss. High double digit returns are attributable, in part, to unusually favorable market conditions and may not be repeated or consistently achieved in the future.

Total Capital Gains

N/A.

Schedule

Distributions Monthly
Capital Gains Monthly

The performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. The Fund is newly-organized and has a limited performance history. *The information provided above reflects the historical performance results of a Previously Managed Fund which Mr. Freund was primarily responsible for the day-to-day portfolio management from August 1999 to October 2016 (the “Relevant Period”). During the Relevant Period, Mr. Freund exercised final decision making over all material aspects concerning the investment objective, policies, strategies and security selection decisions of the Previously Managed Fund. Although the Fund is managed by the same portfolio manager and utilizes a similar investment process, the performance of the Fund may differ significantly from the performance presented above. There may be differences in performance/portfolio composition between the Previously Managed Fund and UCITS due to UCITS restrictions.

Calamos High Income Opportunities 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”). Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information. 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 Fund also offers Classes A, I, X and Z shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown is net of fees.

Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC and Morningstar Direct.

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 infor mation about the Fund and should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the full prospectus and Key Investor Information Document (KIID) for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/ global, or through the Fund’s Transfer Agent, RBC.

Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index measures the US corporate market of non-investment grade, fixed-rate corporate bonds. Securities are classified as high yield if the middle rating of Moody’s,Fitch, and S&P is Ba1/ BB+/BB+ or below.

Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Bond Index: an issuer constrained version of the flagship US Corporate High Yield Index, which measures the USD-denominated, high yield, fixed-rate corporate bond market. The index follows the same rules as the uncapped version, but limits the exposure of each issuer to 2% of the total market value and redistributes any excess market value index wide on a pro rata basis.

This document does not constitute an offer or solicitation to invest in the Fund. It is directed only at professional/ sophisticated investors and it is for their use and information. This document should not be shown or given to retail investors. Any entity responsible for forwarding this material to other parties takes responsibility for ensuring compliance with the financial promotion rules.

Investing in securities products involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Diversification does not guarantee a profit or prevent a loss. High double digit returns are attributable, in part, to unusually favorable market conditions and may not be repeated or consistently achieved in the future.

Annual Expenses

I Shares
Total Expense Ratio 0.70
Management Fee (% of NAV) 0.55

Investment Information

I Shares
Minimum initial investment ($) 5,000,000
Minimum subsequent investments ($)

Fund Information

I Shares
Inception Date 31/01/2017
ISIN number IE00BDRVVL48

The performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. The Fund is newly-organized and has a limited performance history. *The information provided above reflects the historical performance results of a Previously Managed Fund which Mr. Freund was primarily responsible for the day-to-day portfolio management from August 1999 to October 2016 (the “Relevant Period”). During the Relevant Period, Mr. Freund exercised final decision making over all material aspects concerning the investment objective, policies, strategies and security selection decisions of the Previously Managed Fund. Although the Fund is managed by the same portfolio manager and utilizes a similar investment process, the performance of the Fund may differ significantly from the performance presented above. There may be differences in performance/portfolio composition between the Previously Managed Fund and UCITS due to UCITS restrictions.

Calamos High Income Opportunities 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”). Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information. 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 Fund also offers Classes A, I, X and Z shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown is net of fees.

Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC and Morningstar Direct.

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 infor mation about the Fund and should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the full prospectus and Key Investor Information Document (KIID) for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/ global, or through the Fund’s Transfer Agent, RBC.

Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index measures the US corporate market of non-investment grade, fixed-rate corporate bonds. Securities are classified as high yield if the middle rating of Moody’s,Fitch, and S&P is Ba1/ BB+/BB+ or below.

Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Bond Index: an issuer constrained version of the flagship US Corporate High Yield Index, which measures the USD-denominated, high yield, fixed-rate corporate bond market. The index follows the same rules as the uncapped version, but limits the exposure of each issuer to 2% of the total market value and redistributes any excess market value index wide on a pro rata basis.

This document does not constitute an offer or solicitation to invest in the Fund. It is directed only at professional/ sophisticated investors and it is for their use and information. This document should not be shown or given to retail investors. Any entity responsible for forwarding this material to other parties takes responsibility for ensuring compliance with the financial promotion rules.

Investing in securities products involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Diversification does not guarantee a profit or prevent a loss. High double digit returns are attributable, in part, to unusually favorable market conditions and may not be repeated or consistently achieved in the future.

Fact sheet (Share Class I)
The High Income Opportunities Fund fact sheet provides a snapshot of the investment team, the Fund strategy and historical performance.
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.
Key Investor Information Documents (KIID) The key Investor Information Document (KIID) aims to provide investors with a transparent and concise overview of funds in a standard format.

The performance data quoted represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance data quoted. The return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate, so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. The Fund is newly-organized and has a limited performance history. *The information provided above reflects the historical performance results of a Previously Managed Fund which Mr. Freund was primarily responsible for the day-to-day portfolio management from August 1999 to October 2016 (the “Relevant Period”). During the Relevant Period, Mr. Freund exercised final decision making over all material aspects concerning the investment objective, policies, strategies and security selection decisions of the Previously Managed Fund. Although the Fund is managed by the same portfolio manager and utilizes a similar investment process, the performance of the Fund may differ significantly from the performance presented above. There may be differences in performance/portfolio composition between the Previously Managed Fund and UCITS due to UCITS restrictions.

Calamos High Income Opportunities 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”). Calamos Investments LLP, is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is the distributor of the Calamos Global Funds PLC.

Important Information. 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 Fund also offers Classes A, I, X and Z shares, the performance of which may vary. Performance shown is net of fees.

Sources for performance data: Calamos Advisors LLC and Morningstar Direct.

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 infor mation about the Fund and should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the full prospectus and Key Investor Information Document (KIID) for the Fund may be obtained by visiting www.calamos.com/ global, or through the Fund’s Transfer Agent, RBC.

Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield Index measures the US corporate market of non-investment grade, fixed-rate corporate bonds. Securities are classified as high yield if the middle rating of Moody’s,Fitch, and S&P is Ba1/ BB+/BB+ or below.

Bloomberg Barclays US Corporate High Yield 2% Issuer Capped Bond Index: an issuer constrained version of the flagship US Corporate High Yield Index, which measures the USD-denominated, high yield, fixed-rate corporate bond market. The index follows the same rules as the uncapped version, but limits the exposure of each issuer to 2% of the total market value and redistributes any excess market value index wide on a pro rata basis.

This document does not constitute an offer or solicitation to invest in the Fund. It is directed only at professional/ sophisticated investors and it is for their use and information. This document should not be shown or given to retail investors. Any entity responsible for forwarding this material to other parties takes responsibility for ensuring compliance with the financial promotion rules.

Investing in securities products involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

Diversification does not guarantee a profit or prevent a loss. High double digit returns are attributable, in part, to unusually favorable market conditions and may not be repeated or consistently achieved in the future.