SOURCE: NASDAQ

October 27, 2005 10:30 ET

Calamos Asset Management, Inc. CEO and EVP to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Company Celebrates Anniversary

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 27, 2005 --


What:

The leadership of Calamos Asset Management, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLMS) -- John P. Calamos, Sr., Chairman, CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer; and Nick P. Calamos, Senior Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Investment Officer -- will preside over the opening bell to celebrate the company's one-year anniversary on the NASDAQ.

Calamos Asset Management provides investment advisory services through its subsidiaries to institutional and individual investors, retirement plans and financial advisors. The firm's proprietary investment process emphasizes risk management across asset classes, including equity, high yield, convertible and alternative strategies. The investment team's goal is to generate strong returns for the Calamos mutual funds and separately managed accounts while minimizing the potential for loss and the variability of returns across market cycles. For more information, visit www.calamos.com.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, October 28th, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. EDT

Feed Information:

The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA-5 C-band/transponder 14. The downlink frequency is 3980 horizontal; audio: 6.2/6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.

Photos:

To obtain a high-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Maryellen Thielen
    Director, Investor Relations
    630.955.4830
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220