An Asian institutional investor is seeking a manager for a $100m (€81.8m) global developed market equity mandate via IPE Quest.

According to search QN-2401, the investor wants an active, thematic strategy focusing on large or all-cap equities.

The benchmark can be either the MSCI All Countries World index or the FTSE All World index. The maximum expected tracking error is 4.5%.

Managers submitting bids are requested to state performance to 31 December 2017 net of fees.

They must have at least $1bn already in the asset class and at least $7.5bn in firm-wide assets under management. They must have a minimum track record of three years.

According to the investor, the manager should have a “top-down thematic and bottom-up valuation” method.

It also stated: “Stock selection may include fundamental research and dynamic quantitative factors.”

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