CQS Appoints Ivy Exec. To Lead U.S. Office

Jul 8 2010 | 11:05am ET

Asset management firm CQS has appointed Jeffrey Lindenbaum to lead the firm's U.S. office.

In his new role as CEO and COO, Lindenbaum will be responsible for business development, including growing CQS’ North American marketing and investor relations team.

Lindenbaum joins CQS from Ivy Asset Management, where he was most recently a managing director responsible for product development and strategic leadership.

“Jeff helped grow a leading fund of funds business and established strategic distribution relationships globally," said Michael Hintze, chief executive and senior investment officer of CQS. "At CQS, he will strengthen our institutional relationships and support us in meeting client needs more effectively. I am very pleased we have been able to attract an individual of Jeff’s calibre to help us further build out our U.S. presence.”

CQS is a specialist asset manager focused on credit investment. The firm manages strategies in convertible security, corporate credit, asset backed security, distressed debt, loan and multi-strategy portfolios.  The firm currently has $6.8 billion of assets under management.

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