IPE QUEST - A Swiss investment consultant is advising investors about investing CHF50m (€40m) in global bonds, using IPE Quest.

In Quest search QN1151, the consultant is conducting a search on behalf of a number of pension funds across Europe, with clients in Switzerland and the UK highlighted.

The CHF50m would be allocated to between two and four mutual funds, with exposure to US Dollar, Euro, Swiss Franks and Pound Sterling welcome. Despite the investors' wish to be exposed to a number of currencies, the assets will not be hedged.

The convertible bonds would be of global unrestricted quality, using the UBS global convertible bond index as a benchmark.

The returns are set in risk-adjusted performance "consistent and superior" to the benchmark each year.

The tender adds: "The manager must show special experience/dedication to this asset class, as well as a significant specialisation in this complex asset class."

Interested parties should apply by 13 January, stating their performance to the end of September 2010.

The IPE.com news team is unable to answer any further questions about IPE Quest tender notices to protect the interests of clients conducting the search. To obtain information direct from IPE Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 7261 4630 or email jayna.vishram@ipe-quest.com.