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CQS adds BlackRock veteran Mallick for long/short credit


CQS, the $11.5 billion multi-strategy firm led by founder Michael Hintze, has hired Dhruv Mallick as a portfolio manager in its credit long/short team, to focus primarily on the US credit markets.

Mallick is joining CQS in London, having previously worked at BlackRock and Barclays Global Investors in the US managing long/short credit strategies. “We are pleased to have been able to attract someone of Dhruv’s calibre,” said Simon Finch, CQS’ chief investment officer for credit.

Finch added: “Over the last 12 months we have seen strong growth in assets under management in credit long/short strategies