Hedge Funds People Moves

CQS hires Thompson as joint CEO


The recruitment of a new US-based joint chief executive officer at CQS, the $6.5 billion firm led by Michael Hintze, shows the firm's determination to continue building its business globally at a time of huge change in the global hedge fund industry.

Grant Thompson, who joins as joint CEO and a member of the firm's executive committee, has worked in senior positions in the investment banking world for the past 15 years - having previously worked in venture capital and the software business.

Michael Hintze

He joins from Barclays Capital in New York, where he was head