"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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Michel Brogard Joins CQS as Americas CEO

9 April 2019

CQS is pleased to announce Michel Brogard has joined as Americas CEO.

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CQS’s CEO Is Cautious on Europe, Sees Opportunities China, Japan

25 March 2019

Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia - Xavier Rolet, chief executive officer at CQS, discusses his expansion plans

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Credit Cycle still has a few more years to run, CQS CEO says

7 March 2019

CQS CEO Xavier Rolet talks to Bloomberg about the investment management industry, markets and investment themes.

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Xavier Rolet joins CQS as CEO

21 December 2018

CQS is pleased to announce Xavier Rolet, previously CEO of the London Stock Exchange, will join as Chief Executive Officer.

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Michael Hintze Warns Trade War Could Spark Recession

1 August 2018

Barron’s reports on the mid-year review released by CQS founder and chief executive Sir Michael Hintze, which outlines his insights on credit markets and the geopolitical factors impacting global markets.

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Citizen of the World

27 July 2018

CQS Founder and Senior Investment Officer is profiled in the July/August edition of EuroHedge. He discusses his passion for investment, interest in geopolitics and CQS’ development and future direction

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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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