CQS Management, OakTree, HSBC and KKR are increasing their European Distressed Debt Investments

April 10th, 2011
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CQS Management Ltd has announced that its plans to buy more European distressed debt. According to an article from Bloomberg, the announcement follows a series of movements into European distressed debt by large investors including Howard Marks’s OakTree Management LLC, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., and HSBC Alternative Investment Ltd. The moves are seen as a reaction to the drop-off in profits resulting from U.S. distressed debt investments.

CQS Management Ltd (CQS U.K. LLP) is $10 billion hedge fund firm that was founded in 1999 by Michael Hintze. Prior to founding CQS, Hintze was a convertible bonds banker at Credit Suisse Group AG.
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CQS Management Limited
OakTree Capital Management
Related People: Bruce Karsh; Grant Thompson; Howard S. Marks; Larry Keele; Michael Hintze; Richard Masson; Steve Kaplan
Related Entities: CQS (UK) LLP; CQS Convertible and Quantitative Strategies Fund; CQS Credit Long/Short Fund; CQS Investment Management Limited; OakTree Distressed Opportunities; Oaktree Emerging Market Fund; Oaktree Japan Opportunities Fund; Oaktree US Convertibles
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