CQS, the London-based hedge fund manager with €4.5 billion under management, is preparing to launch the CQS Asia Fund.
The fund, to be managed by Jean-Christophe Blanc, will go live in the coming weeks. CQS is seeking to raise $250–$350 million, and will target returns of 15% and above.
Blanc, who has been head of Asian convertible bonds on the flagship CQS Fund since 2001, will work with a team of 11 investment professionals based in London and Hong Kong. The fund will focus on convertible bond