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Multi-strat firm CQS appoints head of sales for Australia

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Global multi-strategy firm CQS – the $11 billion asset management group founded in 1999 by Michael Hintze – has appointed Louise Walker to develop sales and client servicing in Australia and New Zealand.

Walker was most recently at Tria Investment Partners, having formerly worked for more than 20 years at Macquarie Group where she held a variety of roles. She had held senior positions as a portfolio manager and product specialist for fixed income, currencies and commodities.

CQS Australia managing director Paul Chadwick said Walker’s background was aligned with CQS’ philosophy of delivering actively managed solutions to