CQS signs up to Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

Classifies funds as Article 8 under SFDR

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CQS 'formalises' commitment to responsible investing
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CQS 'formalises' commitment to responsible investing

Multi-strategy asset manager CQS has signed up to the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative and classified two funds as Article 8 under the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).

The credit-focused firm said the classification of the CQS Credit Multi Asset fund and Global Sustainable Convertible fund "formalised" its commitment to responsible investing. SFDR's Article 8 requires funds to promote environmental and social characteristics and allows a wide range of funds to fall under its classification unlike the stricter Article 9 label. Major asset managers disclose interim net zero targets as COP26 gets under way CQS said that the funds seek to invest responsibly and drive "real-world" outcomes through credit investing. The asset manager maintained that...

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