CQS Preps Long/Short Credit Fund

Mar 30 2009 | 1:13am ET

London hedge fund CQS is readying a new long/short credit fund for launch next month.

The CQS Credit Long Short Fund will focus on the U.S. and Europe, the US$6.5 billion firm said. It will be managed by Simon Finch, chief investment officer for credit, and his team of four others.

In addition, CQS’ 15-strong fundamental credit research group will support the new offering.

The new fund is expected to have $100 million in initial assets under management. It will target month returns of 15% or more, and offer monthly liquidity.


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