NAPERVILLE, Ill. and LONDON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Calamos Advisors LLC named Dan McNamara to the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Development effective May 11, 2011. Mr. McNamara will be responsible for pursuing corporate development opportunities around the globe.
Mr. McNamara comes to Calamos from Nomura International in Hong Kong, where he was Global Co-Head of their Financial Institutions Group (FIG). He was responsible for prioritizing client relationships, identifying transaction opportunities and actively recruiting for the build-out of FIG in Asia Pacific. Prior to that experience, he held the position of Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Financial Institutions Groups with Citigroup-Hong Kong. Mr. McNamara received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and earned his M.B.A. from The Wharton School- University of Pennsylvania.
"Our firm is committed to building a business with the capability to serve investors globally. With Dan McNamara's global experience, especially in Asia, complimented by his 25 years of experience in investment banking, we are fortunate to have found a new senior member of our team to help us grow our business, both organically as well as through corporate development activities," said CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer John P. Calamos, Sr.
Calamos Investments is a globally diversified investment firm serving the needs of institutional and individual investors for over 30 years. The company's clients include public and private pensions, foundations, endowments, corporations, financial advisors, families and individuals from around the world who have entrusted the firm with more than $38 billion in assets under management as of May 31, 2011.
Calamos offers a range of global investment solutions - equity, fixed-income, convertible and alternatives - to work with clients' multi-asset allocation frameworks and achieve the goals of their investment programs.
Calamos serves investors and clients around the world through Calamos Global Funds PLC (UCITS), distributed by Calamos International LLP, London, United Kingdom.
For more information, please visit www.calamos.com or call 800.582.6959.
SOURCE Calamos Advisors LLC