CQS plots course for ambitious growth

Building for the future

Michael Hintze has big plans for future of CQS

When Michael Hintze founded CQS in 1999, he wanted it to be more than just another hedge fund. “I wanted to do something else that was important and meaningful, something that was effective, something that was fun,” he says. After 13 years, and now with $12.1 billion under management and a global staff of 251, of which 78 are investment professionals, Hintze says that vision is still a work in progress. For him the ultimate goal is to build an asset management company for the futu