NETHERLANDS - A consultant in the Netherlands has tendered a balanced mandate worth around €50m on behalf of a Dutch pension fund client via IPE-Quest.

Summary of the search, QN667:
* Mandate description: Balanced mandate.
   - Passive Euro Fixed Income, including LDI solution
   - Passive Global Equity
   - No TAA
* Asset Mix: 80% Fixed income and 20% Equities
* Product type: Fixed Income and equities (both Passive) and LDI solution
* Size of mandate: Approximately EUR 50 million
* Preferred benchmarks:
   - Euro Fixed Income: Lehman Brother Euro-Aggregate Fixed Income or similar
   - Global Equity: MSCI World, FTSE World or similar
* Vehicle: Pooled.

The closing date is October 25.