Sir Michael Hintze named on “Progress 1000” list, highlighting business success and philanthropy

CQS founder and CEO Sir Michael Hintze has been named to the Progress 1000 list of “London’s most influential people.” The list, published by the Evening Standard highlighted Sir Michael’s business success and his substantial philanthropic contributions to London cultural institutions as the reasons behind his inclusion:

Visitors to see Hope the whale at the National History Museum will have noticed its grand new home is called the Hintze hall. Michael Hintze’s surname will be familiar to London culture vultures, as the hedge funder and philanthropist’s bequests are as numerous as they are generous. The Clapham resident’s hedge fund CQS is one of the world’s best known, investing a cool $12.7 billion of your and my pensions and other savings.


Read more: “The Progress 1000: London's most influential people 2017 - Capitalisers: Business” – Evening Standard