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Pension fund seeks Swiss small/mid cap managers via IPE Quest

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A Swiss pension fund is searching for active and passive Swiss equity managers to run up to CHF650m (€591m), via IPE Quest.

Two searches – QN-2340 and QN-2341 – are for managers focused on Swiss small and mid-cap equity mandates.

QN-2340 is for an active manager, and is the smaller of the two mandates at CHF100m-CHF200m.

QN-2341 is for a passive manager, with the pension fund looking to allocate between CHF250m and CHF450m.

Both mandates will be benchmarked against the SPI Extra index. The active mandate should have a maximum tracking error of 8%.

Managers bidding for the mandates should state performance gross of fees to 30 June 2017, and have at least a three-year track record.

The pension fund wants segregated accounts in both cases.

Bids should be submitted by 5pm UK time on 31 July.

The IPE news team is unable to answer any further questions about IPE Quest, Discovery, or Innovation tender notices to protect the interests of clients conducting the search. To obtain information directly from IPE Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 3465 9330 or email

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  • QN-2546

    Asset class: Real Estate Equity Fund (non listed).
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: Total CHF 600m, approx. CHF 100-300m per fund investment.
    Closing date: 2019-06-28.

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