NAPERVILLE, Illinois and LONDON, United Kingdom, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Calamos Investments LLP is pleased to announce the award of a pension scheme mandate from Associated British Foods plc. The mandate is for investment into the Calamos Global Opportunities Strategy, a lower-volatility global equity strategy that leverages Calamos' capital structure research by investing in equities and equity-sensitive securities of global growth companies, in order to generate consistent alpha and manage downside volatility versus the MSCI All Country World Index over a full market cycle.
"We are very pleased to engage in this partnership with such a well-respected global company and to be a trusted steward for the investments of their pension scheme. We value this relationship, which is reflective of our commitment to both the UK and the broader global marketplace," said John Calamos, Sr., CEO and Global Co-CIO, Calamos Investments.
About Associated British Foods plc
Associated British Foods is a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £12.9bn and 118,000 employees in 47 countries. It has significant businesses in Europe, southern Africa, the Americas, China and Australia. It aims to achieve strong, sustainable leadership positions in markets that offer potential for profitable growth, and deliver quality products and services that are central to people's lives. The business is split into five segments: Sugar; Agriculture; Retail; Grocery; and Ingredients.
Calamos Investments is a diversified global investment firm offering innovative investment strategies including equity, fixed income, convertible and alternative investments. The firm offers strategies through separately managed portfolios, mutual funds, closed-end funds, private funds, an exchange traded fund and UCITS funds. Clients include major corporations, pension funds, endowments, foundations and individuals, as well as the financial advisors and consultants who serve them. Headquartered in the Chicago metropolitan area, the firm also has offices in London and New York.
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