A French pension fund is seeking a manager for a €60m fixed income mandate, using IPE Quest.

The pension fund behind search QN2091 said it aimed to invest €60m in global, developed-market, inflation-linked bonds.

It said the core, actively managed strategy would be benchmarked against the Barclays Global Inflation-Linked Bond index, with a maximum tracking error of 5%.

The fund said it would prefer for the assets to be held in a UCITS fund, fully hedged into euros, with no less than a 10% exposure to non-investment-grade assets.

Applicants should have at least €500m in assets in similar mandates, and €1bn in assets under management across the company.

Asset managers should also have at least a five-year track record.

Applicants have until 5 August to submit proposals, stating performance net of fees to the end of June.

The IPE 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 directly from IPE Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 7261 4630 or email jayna.vishram@ipe-quest.com.