A European insurance company has tendered a US$200m (€188m) Indian equities mandate via IPE Quest.

The insurance company is looking to invest in large cap equity or companies of all sizes, according to search QN-2281.

It has a preference for a Ucits-compliant pooled vehicle.

The investments should be actively managed and the benchmark should be the MSCI India index.

Bidding managers should have at least $500m of assets under management for this asset class, and at least $1bn in total firm-wide assets. They should have a track record of at least two years in Indian equities, but a minimum of five years is preferred.

The maximum tracking error is 10%, but there should be a divergence of at least 2%.

Interested parties should state performance gross of fees to 31 December 2016.

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