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CONTINUOUS,
FLEXIBLE
and
SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

First Austria,
next the world


Alexander Schütz and Thomas Riess established the CQ Investment Group in 1991 with the aim of helping investors to participate in the international financial markets and to exploit various promising opportunities.

What started off as a small fund boutique has developed into an international group of companies. Today, the employees of the CQ Investment Group still adhere to the founders’ principles, working to give investors the opportunity to achieve sustainable and continuous growth in their capital investements.


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Gegründet 1991
Gegründet 1991
Established in 1991

The CQ Investment Group was established in Vienna in 1991.

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20 Länder
20 Länder
20 countries

CQ is active in 20 countries throughout Europe and Asia.

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9 Milliarden
10 Mrd.
9.5 bn

The Group manages assets worth around EUR 9.5 billion.

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Wolke
Wolke

Independent
Asset
Management

The independent companies of the CQ Investment Group specialise in quantitative and discretionary absolute and total return strategies.


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Products

Excellent
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.


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History


1991
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2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2017

1991

Company is founded by Alexander Schütz and Thomas Riess


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1994

Asset management for institutional clients in Austria


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1996

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


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2003

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


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2004

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


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2005

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


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2006

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


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2007

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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)


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2013

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


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2014

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


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2015

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


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2017

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


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Social
Engagement


Fighting together for better opportunities

The CQ Investment Group has been sponsoring orphans and children from disadvantaged backgrounds for many years. On top of this, the company finances projects to promote better education and to reduce poverty around the globe.


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Social Engagement