In brief: An unnamed Nordic insurance company has tendered a Europe equities mandate via IPE Quest.

The size of the mandate was not specified. According to search QN-2590, the mandate is for large cap or all European equities, including UK-listed securities.

The insurer is looking for active management, with MSCI Europe Net Return as the benchmark. The tracking error should be at leaset 3% and at most 10%. The insurer has also indicated wanting “a sustainable strategy with a well-integrated ESG process”.

Applicants should have at least €500m in assets under management in the asset class, and €1bn as a firm, and a minimum track record of three years. When applying they should state performance net of fees to 31 December.

The deadline is 24 January 5pm UK time.

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