Company: CQS

Asset managers’ graduate recruitment numbers on the rise

Asset managers’ graduate recruitment numbers on the rise

Asset managers have been increasing their graduate intake for 2014 as investment banks cut numbers. They are also receiving many more applications.

CQS hires ex-Standard Chartered MD for portfolio management role

CQS hires ex-Standard Chartered MD for portfolio management role

CQS, the $12bn multi-strategy hedge fund run by Sir Michael Hintze, has hired former Standard Chartered managing director Andy Bird as portfolio manager. Bird joined CQS as portfolio…

The new skills you’ll need to get hired as a hedge fund trader

The new skills you’ll need to get hired as a hedge fund trader

Hedge funds will always be on the prowl for competitive, aggressive alpha seekers, but traders who want to thrive in tomorrow’s marketplace must also learn to both embrace…

From Azerbaijan to LBS to McKinsey: how my Masters in Finance “fast tracked” my career

From Azerbaijan to LBS to McKinsey: how my Masters in Finance “fast tracked” my career

This time last year, Laman Valizada landed a job at one of the world’s top consultancies. This Masters in Finance got her there.

Late Lunchtime Links: Equities hedge fund is hiring, Bank of England reveals Mark Carney massively overpaid

Late Lunchtime Links: Equities hedge fund is hiring, Bank of England reveals Mark Carney massively overpaid

Good news if you're an equities proprietary trader who wants to work in a hedge fund: BlueCrest isn't the only place that's hiring. The Financial Times reports today…

Fearful of returning to France, French bankers sit it out in South Kensington

Fearful of returning to France, French bankers sit it out in South Kensington

Things are not going well in France. Michael Hintze, founder of hedge fund CQS, has pointed to a recent spate of car burning as a leading indicator of…

Picky Hedge Funds Scour Campuses for Graduates

Picky Hedge Funds Scour Campuses for Graduates

Hedge funds' popularity with graduates is on the up, as the allure of investment banking starts to fade. However, while the large banks hire thousands of graduates every…

An indication of what you can earn at the UK’s best performing hedge funds

An indication of what you can earn at the UK’s best performing hedge funds

UK hedge funds may have been under-represented in Bloomberg’s annual top 100 performing large funds, but seven still made the cut. CQS, Odey Asset Management, AHL, Oxford Asset…

Lunchtime Links: Top hedge funds to work for, the danger of going non-core in an investment bank

Lunchtime Links: Top hedge funds to work for, the danger of going non-core in an investment bank

What with Brevan Howard paying so much money to its partners, you could be forgiven for wanting to work for a hedge fund. Fortunately, therefore, Bloomberg offers some ideas…

Eight Hedge Funds Most Likely to Hire

Eight Hedge Funds Most Likely to Hire

Hedge funds may not have grown much overall this year, with assets under management declining by $11.5 billion in October, but some firms are still attracting healthy inflows…