CQ Investment Group is a group of asset management companies with a strong focus on quantitative strategies as well as ESG and impact investing. Additional business areas are Private Debt and Alternative Investments. The CQ Investment Group is also building a track record in the pension fund industry.
Founded in Vienna in 1991, CQ Investment Group is active in 21 different countries. The financial products and services of CQ Investment Group are distributed to institutional clients and through wholesale channels in the various markets.
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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.
For more than 30 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 various asset management companies of CQ Investment Group are known in Europe above all as pioneers in quantitative asset management, as pioneers in ESG, sustainability and social impact investing, for their track record in asset management for pension funds and for alternative investments.
CQ Investment Group was recently named ESG Group of the year 2021/Europe by Investor Magazine.
Detailed information on the products is available on the individual asset manager´s websites.
Company is founded by Alexander Schütz and Thomas Riess
Asset management for institutional clients in Austria
Launch of the first fund-of-funds – multi-manager investment – in Austria
Establishment of a subsidiary in GermanyCQ obtains the license for investment company KAG
Company wins three first places in the Alternative Investment AwardsFirst management mandates for German corporate clients
Investment in ARTS Asset Management GmbH23 distinctions at the 2005 Fund-of-Funds Awards
CQ products are launched in Poland, Czech Republic and HungaryListing on the Prime Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
CQ opens an office in FrankfurtCQ and ARTS become Austria’s most successful fund-of-funds managers
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
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
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
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
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)
GELD magazine declares C-QUADRAT and ARTS Austria‘s top fund-of-funds managers for the seventh consecutive time
Assets managed by the CQ Investment Group companies break through the EUR 5 billion barrier
C-QUADRAT Asset Management expands its product range into the area of sustainability
Office in Paris with C-Quadrat Asset Management France
CQ is awarded ‘ESG Group of the Year/2019’
‘Best Group over 3 years Overall Small Company’ Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2020 Austria
‘Best ESG International Investment Solutions Austria 2020‘ CFI.co Awards 2020
JV with Vienna Insurance Group is founded in Warsaw/Poland Private equity fund in Austria with Raiffeisen Bank International