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CQS unveils UCITS convertible arbitrage vehicle

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CQS, the $6.7 billion alternative investment group led by CEO Michael Hintze, is partnering with JP Morgan to launch a UCITS-compliant absolute return convertible bond strategy fund.

The JP Morgan Mansart Investments CQS Convertible Alpha Fund will combine CQS’ experience and long-term track record in convertibles investing with JP Morgan Mansart Investments providing an independent risk monitor function to ensure compliance with UCITS guidelines.

The fund is anticipated to launch in April, subject to regulatory approval from the Irish regulator. It will pursue an active investment management strategy with a focus on individual security selection, underpinned by quantitative