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CQS taps CSFB, New Finance veteran Hotimsky as chairman

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CQS, the $11.9 billion credit-focused alternative investment firm led by Michael Hintze, has appointed former CSFB colleague and New Finance Capital founder Marc Hotimsky as the firm’s new chairman.

As a senior member of the management team, Hotimsky will assist in furthering CQS’ institutionalisation, according to a statement from the firm. “I am pleased to welcome Marc to CQS, especially as we were colleagues at CSFB where he ran the team that worked on the seeding of CQS at our inception,” said Hintze, CQS’ CEO and senior investment officer.

“He brings with him significant, relevant experience and will