EUROPE - A small number of Danish institutional investors is looking for a global multi-strategy hedge fund of fund manager for a mandate in excess of €25m using IPE-QUEST (QN 689).

The search, posted by Kirstein Finans, states a preference for investing in a fund rather than a segregated mandate. Preferred benchmark is LIBOR +3%; the standard deviation (p.a.) should not exceed 10% over time.

The deadline for this search is January 24 2007.

In search QN690 a Canadian-based investment management firm is looking to appoint a manager for a $100m (€77m) global equity developed market mandate.

Preferred benchmarks are the MSCI World and the MSCI EAFE. The absolute minimum track record is five years; preferred minimum track record 10 years.

Performance has to be stated to year-end 2006, gross of fees.

The search states that the investment manager must be able to replicate a high percentage of its portfolio strategy in ADRs or GDRs (except in the US equity portion of the Global Equity mandate).

The search ends on January 18 2007.