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SUCCESSFUL
since 1991


CQ Investment Group is a group of asset managers with a strong focus on quantitative strategies and ESG-driven asset management. Additional business areas with proven expertise are mezzanine capital and alternative investments. CQ Investment Group is also building a track record in the pension fund industry.


Founded in 1991 in Vienna CQ Investment Group is active in 20 different countries. The financial products and services of CQ Investment Group are distributed to institutional clients and through the wholesale channels in the various markets.

Management Team
der C-Quadrat Investment Group



Alexander Schütz
Alexander Schütz

CEO

Carlos Mendez de Vigo
Carlos Mendez de Vigo

Member of the board, Group CFO

Andreas Wimmer
Andreas Wimmer

Member of the board

Cristobal Mendez de Vigo
Cristobal Mendez de Vigo

Group Managing Director



For more information about the management teams of the C-Quadrat Investment Group please check out their websites which can be found in the Asset Management section.


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PRODUCTS


For more than 29 years, the investment funds, investment products and strategies managed by CQ Investment Group companies have been among the best in their respective asset classes and have received numerous awards.

The independent asset management companies of CQ Investment Group specialize in quantitative and discretionary absolute and total return strategies. Their product portfolio also includes mezzanine and growth capital products as well as alternative investments.


CQ Investment Group is a pioneer in sustainable investments and was recently named ESG Group of the year 2019/Europe by Investor Magazine.


Detailed information on the products is available on the individual asset manager´s websites.

Awards
Awards

History


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

2018
2018

Office in Paris with C-Quadrat Asset Management France

2019
2019

CQ is awarded ‘ESG Group of the Year/2019’

2020
2020

‘Best Group over 3 years Overall Small Company’ Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2020 Austria

2020
2020

‘Best ESG International Investment Solutions Austria 2020‘ CFI.co Awards 2020


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