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CQS adds Mallick to credit long/short team

Friday, April 27, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - CQS announces that Dhruv Mallick has joined CQS in London as a portfolio manager in the Credit Long/Short team, focusing primarily on US Credit markets.

He was previous at BlackRock/Barclays Global Investors, San Francisco, CA., where he managed long/short credit strategies.

Commenting on Dhruv’s appointment, Simon Finch, CQS’ Chief Investment Officer Credit, said: “We are pleased to have been able to attract someone of Dhruv’s calibre. Over the last twelve months we have seen strong growth in assets under management in credit long/short strategies to over USD700m and he brings with him a depth of experience in US markets that we believe will be additive to the team and our existing skill set.”

(press release)

Established in 1999 by Michael Hintze, CQS runs USD11.5bn (as at 1 April 2012) and is a global multi-strategy asset management firm with over 230 staff worldwide. The firm has a strong risk-adjusted long-term track record in alternative and long only investments underpinned by fundamental research and quantitative analysis, and robust institutional operations and risk management platforms.

CQS is regulated by the FSA in London, the SFC in Hong Kong, ASIC in Australia and registered with the SEC in the US, and is a founding member of the Hedge Fund Standards Board. www.cqs.ch

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