Hedge Funds

Hintze bullish on equites, against regulation


The founder of CQS expressed positive views in his keynote address at the 2010 AR Symposium.

While the rest of the world retains its doom and gloom outlook, Michael Hintze, founder of CQS, the $8 billion London-based hedge fund, sees the glass as half full. At least for the equity markets.

“I’m basically long,” said Hintze in his keynote speech on November 2 at the seventh annual AR Symposium, held at the New York Athletic Club. “Why am I so happy about equity markets? One reason is I do have faith in the global economy.” Balance sheets are being repaired, and there is now quite a bit of cash, he noted.

“The point is we are