C-Quadrat Asset Management GmbH, a subsidiary of C-Quadrat Investment AG, has reached an agreement with the shareholders of the Austrian Ariqon Asset Management AG to purchase 100% of the shares in Ariqon and will thus - subject to the approval of the Austrian Financial Market Authority - take over the long-standing asset and fund manager Ariqon.
After the acquisition, the volume of C-Quadrat Investment Group to increase by approximately €200m to over €8bn.
Ariqon Asset Management has managed several investment funds since 1999. In the field of multi-asset funds, Ariqon was one of the first providers in Austria.
C-Quadrat Asset Management GmbH is one of independent asset managers in the German-speaking region with a focus on multi assets, sustainability and microfinance.
The Ariqon funds will continue to be invested according to a modern, quantitative asset allocation model. Flexibility in the asset allocation orientation, systematic risk management and rapid adaptation to changing market conditions remain at the heart of this model. In addition to traditional fund selection, ETF products are also included in the portfolios.