"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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We are passionate about what we do and seek to provide the best possible environment for our people. We strive to optimise returns and provide an outstanding service to our investors. We are committed to building an exceptional team worldwide and aim to recruit people of the highest calibre for our offices around the world.

There are an exciting variety of opportunities at CQS. To find out more, please see below.

Graduate Programme

We run an 18-month programme for graduates, providing opportunities to gain insight into various areas of our organisation. We offer a rotation programme involving placements in different departments and roles, various training modules and continuous professional development through the attainment of additional qualifications.

Undergraduate Internships

We run an Internship Programme each summer for undergraduates looking to gain experience within the asset management industry. Internships run for eight weeks and provide the opportunity to work within a team in CQS as well as gain valuable insight into the wider organisation via our programme of Intern events.

Speculative Hires

CQS is committed to building an exceptional team and aims to recruit people of the highest calibre for positions in all of our global offices. We welcome speculative applications and will keep your details on file and contact you should a role arise that suits your profile.

Our Values


We strive for excellence in everything we do

Collaboration and Teamwork

We foster a collegial environment to share and cultivate ideas

High Performance

We are committed to performance and promoting a results-orientated culture

Knowledge and Insight

We utilise our research and knowledge to gain unique insights into the market


We focus on detailed analysis, developing new ideas and encouraging a creative mindset

Global Approach

We have a global approach to conducting business with a presence worldwide