C-QUADRAT Investment AG increases stake in ARTS Asset Management
EQS-Media / 05.02.2024 / 12:38 CET/CEST
Vienna, 5 February 2024 – C-QUADRAT Investment AG is increasing its stake in ARTS Asset Management GmbH from 45 to 55 percent, subject to the approval of the FMA. This step is justified by the many years of successful cooperation and the further good growth prospects for the CQ Investment Group.
CQ Investment Group founder and CEO Alexander Schütz comments: "ARTS Asset Management is a well-known brand in asset management with a 20-year history. ARTS stands for quantitative asset management, flexibility and risk management. We are delighted to expand our existing involvement in ARTS and to continue to support the success story of founder Leo Willert and his team".
"The increase in C-QUADRAT Investment AG's stake is very important for us. It shows that the path we have consistently pursued meets with the broad approval of our main investor. We are delighted with the trust this expresses and will continue to contribute to CQ Investment group´s success with full vigor," commented Leo Willert, founder and Head of Trading at ARTS Asset Management, on the development.
Assets under management of CQ Investment Group reach new high of EUR 8.4 billion
At EUR 8.4 billion, CQ Investment Group has reached a new record level of assets under management. This positive development has been driven by the ongoing good performance of the investment products of CQ and its subsidiaries, the ongoing launch of new products, e.g. in alternative investments such as private debt or private equity, as well as high inflows of funds in the area of international pension products.
CQ Investment Group founder and CEO Alexander Schütz said: "I am very pleased with the dynamic development of our company. In fact, these are the highest assets under management in the company's history, apart from a special fund launched at short notice on behalf of a client in 2017. This is proof of the quality of our investment strategies and the trust our clients place in us."
ARTS Asset Management, a company of the C-Quadrat Investment Group, was founded in 2003 and specializes on managing quantitative total return-strategies. In accordance with quantitative criteria, investments are made systematically, with a proprietary technical trading system, in those industries or sectors that show a positive trend behavior in the short to medium term. Over the past years, the funds managed by ARTS Asset Management have been honoured with over 370 international awards.
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. For 33 years now, the investment products of the companies of the CQ Investment Group have been among the best in their respective investment categories and have received numerous awards.
For further information, please contact:
Andreas Wimmer, Member of the board
Tel.: +43 1 515 66 316
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Issuer: C-QUADRAT Investment AG
Key word(s): Finance
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