Hintze Adviser Out At CQS

Nov 7 2011 | 12:15pm ET

CQS founder Michael Hintze has parted ways with one of his closest advisers.

Oliver Hylton, the key link between Hintze's hedge fund and a major political scandal in the U.K., has left CQS, The Guardian reports. Hylton, who led Hintze's charitable foundation, had previously been suspended.

Hylton served as the sole director of Pargav, the organization that paid for controversial travel by Adam Werritty, the alleged lobbyist whom Hylton allowed to use CQS' offices, and former U.K. Defense Minister Liam Fox. Fox resigned last month due to the scandal.

Hintze, a major donor to the Conservative Party that counts Fox as a member, also paid for Fox and Werritty to fly back from the U.S. in May.

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…