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SUCCESSFULL
since 1991


The CQ Investment Group consists of several independent asset management companies specialising in quantitative and discretionary complete return strategies. All investment activities are geared towards the generation of continuous, flexible and sustainable growth for corporate and private investors.


Established in Vienna in 1991, the CQ Investment Group has offices in Vienna, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Geneva, Zurich, Madrid and Yerevan, Armenia and operates in more than 20 countries throughout Europe and Asia.

Management Team
of C-Quadrat Investment Group



Management Team


From left to right:
Christian Jost, Cristobal Mendez de Vigo, Daniel Feix, Alexander Schütz, Günther Kastner, Carlos Mendez de Vigo, Andreas Wimmer


Management Team

From left to right:
Kerry Mentasti Granelli, Carlo Michienzi, Matteo Pusineri

PRODUCTS


For over 25 years, the investment funds managed by the CQ Investment Group companies have been among the top funds in their investment categories and have received numerous accolades and awards.

In Europe, the independent asset management companies of the CQ Investment Group are primarily known for the quantitative and discretionary management of their investment funds. However, they also offer bespoke management for individual corporate investors. For many years, the Group has also been active in the fields of sustainability and social impact investment.


Detailed product information is available on the individual asset managers’ websites.

HISTORY


The CQ Investment Group consists of several independent asset management companies specialising in both quantitative and discretionary absolute strategies as well as total return strategies. All investment activities are geared towards the generation of continuous, flexible and sustainable growth for corporate and private investors.


Established in Vienna in 1991, the CQ Investment Group has offices in Vienna, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Geneva, Zurich, Madrid and Yerevan, Armenia and operates in more than 20 countries throughout Europe and Asia.

Timeline


1991
1991

Company is founded by Alexander Schütz and Thomas Riess

1994
1994

Asset management for institutional clients in Austria

1996
1996

Launch of the first fund-of-funds – multi-manager investment – in Austria

2003
2003

Establishment of a subsidiary in GermanyCQ obtains the license for investment company KAG

2004
2004

Company wins three first places in the Alternative Investment AwardsFirst management mandates for German corporate clients

2005
2005

Investment in ARTS Asset Management GmbH23 distinctions at the 2005 Fund-of-Funds Awards

2006
2006

CQ products are launched in Poland, Czech Republic and HungaryListing on the Prime Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

2007
2007

CQ opens an office in FrankfurtCQ and ARTS become Austria’s most successful fund-of-funds managers

2008
2008

Slovakia and the three Baltic states are added to the sales territoryCQ and ARTS once again voted Austria’s most successful fund-of-funds managers

2009
2009

CQ wins 2009 Austrian and German Fund AwardsRomania, Spain and Italy added to the sales territoryCQ and ARTS are Austria’s most successful fund-of-funds managers once more

2010
2010

CQ voted the year’s fastest growing fund company by Capital magazineSlovenia is added to the sales territoryCQ wins 2010 Austrian and German Fund AwardsCQ wins 2010 Lipper Fund Award (Europe) in the ‘Mixed Asset Small’ three-year categoryCQ and ARTS once again voted Austria’s most successful fund-of-funds managers

2011
2011

The Euro business magazine awards C-QUADRAT & ARTS the title ‘Fund Boutique of the Year 2011’CQ and ARTS voted Austria’s most successful fund-of-funds manager for the 5th consecutive yearReaders of the Börse Online magazine name CQ Germany’s top innovative investment company

2012
2012

CQ is voted 2012 Investment Company of the Year by Börse OnlineSwitzerland and the Benelux countries of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are added to the sales territoryLondon-based investment company BCM & Partners becomes part of the CQ Investment Group and changes its name to C-QUADRAT Asset Management (UK)

2013
2013

GELD magazine declares C-QUADRAT and ARTS Austria‘s top fund-of-funds managers for the seventh consecutive time

2014
2014

Assets managed by the CQ Investment Group companies break through the EUR 5 billion barrier

2015
2015

C-QUADRAT Asset Management expands its product range into the area of sustainability

2017
2017

CQ Investment Group companies increase their assets under management to over EUR 9 billion

2018
2018

Das Fortune Global 500-Untenehmen HNA Group wird Mehrheitseigentümer der C-Quadrat Investment Group


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