Net Worth: $1.84 Billion
- Source of Wealth Hedge Fund
- Birth Place Harbin, China
- Marital Status Married (Dorothy Hintze)
- Full Name Michael Hintze
- Nationality United Kingdom-Australia
- Date of Birth July 27, 1953
- Ethnicity British, Australian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, Harvard University
- Children 4
About Michael Hintze
British-Australian businessman Michael Hintze has an estimated net worth of $1.84 billion as of April 2016 according to Forbes. He is known to be the founder of the hedge fund firm CQS LLP.
Michael Hintze was born on July 27, 1953 in Harbin, China. He attended the University of Sydney where he finished his degree in engineering and physics. He also attended the University of New South Wales and Harvard University where he completed his MBA. He is currently married to Dorothy Hintze with whom he has four children.
After spending three years with the Australian Army, he moved to New York where he earned training in the financial services. He then started working for Credit Suisse First Boston and Salomon Brothers. When he relocated to London, he started working for Goldman Sachs as the head of Equity Trading. In 1999, he launched his own hedge fun firm, the CQS. Eventually, he was referred to as one of the highest paid people of the city of London. In 2013, he became a recipient of three awards from the Financial News Awards for Excellence in Institutional Hedge Fund Management which include the “Best Hedge Fund Manager in Credit,” “Best Multi-Hedge Fund Manager,” and “Best Hedge Fund Manager Overall.”