CQS To Close Multi-Strategy Fund To New Investors

Nov 29 2010 | 10:40am ET

CQS is set to close its multi-strategy Directional Opportunities Fund as it prepares to launch a listed feeder vehicle for the CQS Diversified Fund (a fund of CQS-managed funds).

The London-based hedge fund plans to soft-close the multi-strategy fund, which currently manages US$980 million. The fund is set to reach US$1.2 billion in assets over the next few months following the fulfillment of several new commitments, the Financial Times reports.

"We are mindful of seeking to maintain returns on the capital investors have entrusted in the fund," CQS founder and fund manager Michael Hintze wrote to investors. "In consideration of the potential future returns and anticipated future inflows from the pipeline, the directors have agreed they will soft close the fund."

Directional has returned more than 27.5% this year.

In Depth

Related-Company Fees: Normal Industry Practice or Conflicted Compensation?

Nov 11 2015 | 4:23pm ET

Regulatory agencies as well as investors are increasingly exploring whether certain...


Ferrari Roars in Wall Street Debut

Oct 21 2015 | 4:28pm ET

Shares of supercar maker Ferrari jumped as much as 15 percent to a high of nearly...

Guest Contributor

Private Debt - What is the Opportunity?

Nov 11 2015 | 3:28pm ET

In this contributed article, Rob Allard, founding partner of Firebreak Capital...


Editor's Note

    Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET

    One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…