An undisclosed corporate investor based in Germany has tendered a €100m, developed Pacific, all/large-cap equity mandate using IPE Quest.

According to search QN-2084, the search is for “information purposes” only – “the best manager/product will serve as a backup for existing managers for the time being”.

No passive approaches will be considered.

The mandate calls for a 50% MSCI Japan and 50% MSCI Pacific ex Japan benchmark, in euros.

The investor has no minimum or maximum tracking-error requirements.

Asset managers must have at least €1bn in assets under management and a minimum track record of five years.

Interested parties should state performance, gross of fees, to 30 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