IRELAND – Ireland’s National Treasury Management Agency has tendered four mandates worth a total of around 650 million euros on IPE-Quest.

The move is on behalf of the eight billion-euro National Pensions Reserve Fund.

The mandates cover pan-European large-cap equities (250 million euros), small/mid-cap US equities (100 million euros), small/mid-cap equities EAFE (100 million euros) and an active euro zone investment grade debt portfolio (200 million euros).

The searches have been posted on, the agency’s electronic tendering website that was constructed in conjunction with IPE-Quest.

Deborah Reidy, head of investment manager selection at the NTMA, said three of the mandates are new money, while the pan-European equities is a replacement. She did not disclose who was being replaced.

For more information about the NTMA or NPRF please go to: The NTMA is the asset and liability management arm of the Irish Government.

The agency points out that it is not sufficient to submit electronic responses only. “Physically signed, hard-copy confirmations of the electronic responses must also be received by the NTMA by mail or courier by 4.00 pm (Irish Time) on 14th October 2003”

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Asset managers registered with IPE-Quest should re-register with on the NTMA site directly for username and passwords.