SWITZERLAND - A Swiss pension fund is looking for a manager for a $20m (€15m) active global emerging markets equity portfolio.

The mandate will be benchmarked against the MSCI Gross Emerging Markets with a tracking error between 3% and 7%.

Any approach, including fundamental or quant, will be considered and the client states in QN813 it is open to any investment style.

Interested managers have to have a minimum track record of three years, the preferred track record being five years. The minimum of assets under management for the mandate is $750m and $1bn for the firm.

Performance has to be stated to end of March 2007, net of fees, on an unhedged currency basis.

The search closes on June 18.