"CQS is a special place. A place where people are intellectually stimulated and do exceptional things, and where agile minds work powerfully and nimbly together. I thrive on the 'battle of ideas' and love the business"
Sir Michael Hintze, Founder and CEO

CQS is a credit-focused multi-strategy asset manager founded by Sir Michael Hintze in 1999. Our deep experience allows us to offer solutions for investors across a range of return objectives and risk appetites. We are an active asset manager with expertise across the credit spectrum, including corporate credit, structured credit, asset backed securities, convertibles and loans. We are committed to delivering performance and high levels of service to our investors.

CQS has offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Jersey and Sydney. 

To us investment is about finding value where it is hard to identify. Looking further and deeper permeates everything we do. We are very clear about our strengths and focused on our core capabilities, in which we have a proven track record.


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Benefits of Multi Asset Credit

28 February 2018

CQS' Craig Scordellis discusses the benefits of a multi asset credit approach

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CQS CEO Michael Hintze Speaks at Milken Institute MENA Conference

27 February 2018

CQS Founder and Senior Investment Officer, Sir Michael Hintze, participated in the Credit Markets Outlook Panel at the Milken MENA Conference. Watch the video on the link below.

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CQS CEO Michael Hintze is not surprised by market sell-off

14 February 2018

Sir Michael Hintze speaks to Bloomberg about markets, the evolving structure of the asset management business and his expectations for equities and credit in 2018

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Pension & Investments: Texas County & District allocates $125 million to two hedge funds

5 December 2017

Texas County & District allocates $100 million to CQS

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Investment Magazine: Super funds, insurers fill void in corporate credit markets

10 November 2017

CQS Global Head of Loans James Fitzpatrick sees strong demand for corporate credit from insurance, pension accounts, endowments and other institutions in corporate credit markets.

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Pensions Expert: Reuters adds MAC fund as trend expected to continue

23 October 2017

In this article, Pensions Expert highlights why Multi Asset Credit Strategies are of growing interest to institutional investors.

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Pensions Age: Multi-asset Credit focus - a delicate balance

2 October 2017

CQS' Craig Scordellis reveals how to capture opportunities including income, and minimise volatility among diverging markets

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Investor Daily: Where are we in the credit cycle?

12 September 2017

With some commentators talking about the third credit bubble since the 1990s, CQS’ Craig Scordellis explains why he believes there are pot holes but not black holes in current credit markets.

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Barron’s: CQS Favours Structured Credit

21 July 2017

CEO Michael Hintze explains why CQS has been adding to credit exposure and, in the short-to-medium term, favouring floating rate and short duration assets such as ABS, loans, convertibles and short-maturity structured credit.

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