CQS Adds Another To Asia Team

Jun 18 2008 | 2:00am ET

London-based convertible arbitrage shop CQS is continuing to boost its Asia team with further hires to come.

The hedge fund has added David Kilgore to head its trading operation in Hong Kong, Bloomberg News reports. Kilgore is a former managing director at Barclays and a convertible bonds specialist.

CQS said its Asia team is now 20 strong, and that it is not done hiring.

“There are still some slots we’re looking to fill,” Brian Pohli, the head of the CQS Hong Kong office, told Bloomberg. “We’re looking at hiring on an opportunistic basis.”

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