"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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Xavier Rolet ‘Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Excellence’ panel at the Milken Global Conference

20 May 2019

CQS CEO Xavier Rolet spoke on the ‘Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Excellence’ panel at the Milken Global Conference. The panel was moderated by David Faber and included Emmanuel Roman, CEO of PIMCO, Eileen Murray, Co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates, George Hicks, Co-Founder and CEO Varde Partners, and Anthony Yoseloff of Davidson Kempner. The panel can be viewed on the following link:

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Ivelina Green ‘Special Situations And Event Driven Opportunities’ panel at the 2019 SALT Conference

20 May 2019

CQS’ Head of Special Situations, Ivelina Green, speaks at the 2019 SALT Conference on the ‘Special Situations And Event Driven Opportunities’ panel. You can view the video here:

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Ivelina Green at the SALT Conference

13 May 2019

Ivelina Green, Head of Special Situations strategies, discussed stressed sectors in Europe during a panel at the SALT Conference. Click on the link to read more.

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Gordon Brough joins CQS as General Counsel

25 April 2019

CQS is pleased to announce Gordon Brough has joined CQS as General Counsel.

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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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