The central bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan has announced an open tender to select external managers for its Asian fixed income mandates, using IPE-Quest.

According to search QN1394, the tender is open for institutional asset managers with at least $300bn (€220bn) in total assets under management, as of 31 December 2013.

Applicants must also have at least a three-year track record in the Asian fixed income market and currently manage assets for central banks or sovereign wealth funds.

The size of the mandate has not yet been determined.

Interested companies should send documents via certified mail or electronic mail by no later than 1 April.

The closing date for applications is 24 March.

The 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 directly from IPE-Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 3465 9330 or email