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Calamos Asset Management announces retirement of Arthur L. Knight as Director and promotion of James J. Boyne to President and

Calamos Asset Management announces retirement of Arthur L. Knight as Director
   and promotion of James J. Boyne to President and Chief Operating Officer

PR Newswire

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 4, 2013

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 4,2013 /PRNewswire/ --Calamos Asset Management, Inc.
(NASDAQ: CLMS) announced today that, following nearly 10 years of meritorious
service on the Board of Directors, Arthur L. Knight, 75, has retired effective
January 30, 2013. Since 1994, Knight has served as a business consultant and
independent director for a number of companies. John P. Calamos, Sr.,
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Global Co-Chief Investment Officer
commented, "On behalf of Calamos Asset Management, Inc. I extend our sincere
gratitude to Art Knight for his dedication, leadership and contributions to
the firm. Art has been a valued member of the Board and we all wish him well
in his retirement."

Calamos also announced the promotion of James J. Boyne, 46, to President and
Chief Operating Officer, as he takes on additional responsibility for
financial operations. Boyne has been with Calamos for nearly five years and
has more than twenty years experience in the financial services industry. "Jim
has been an integral part of the management team through these challenging
markets and executing our key strategic initiatives," said Calamos.

About Calamos
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 and UCITS
funds. Clients include major corporations, pension funds, endowments,
foundations and individuals. Headquartered in the Chicago metropolitan area,
the firm also has offices in London and New York.

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Source: Calamos Asset Management, Inc.

*Calamos Investments LLC, referred to herein as Calamos Investments^®, is a
financial services company offering such services through its subsidiaries:
Calamos Advisors LLC, Calamos Wealth Management LLC, Calamos Investments LLP
and Calamos Financial Services LLC.

SOURCE Calamos Asset Management, Inc.

Contact: Jennifer McGuffin, Director of Corporate Communications,
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