SWITZERLAND - An institutional investor based in Switzerland is searching for a manager for a $75m (€58m) Japanese equities mandate, using IPE Quest.

In the search, QN991, the investor states the mandate should be benchmarked against the Topix Index.

Applicant asset managers should state their performance to 31 December 2008.

The search for the manager closes later this month, on 30 January.

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