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Exhibit 2 - Questionnaire (Word Document)
Exhibit 3 - General Conditions (PDF Document
Exhibit 4 - Sample Contract (PDF Document)

July 23, 2012

To All Interested Parties:

Re: Active Non-U.S. Equities Developed Markets Manager Search
Questions & Answers are posted at:

The Board of Administration of the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System, a $10.5 billion public pension fund, seeks at least three investment managers to actively manage  Non-U.S. Equities Core, Growth, and Value Developed Markets mandates utilizing either MSCI EAFE or World ex-U.S. Markets style index as the mandate benchmark along with an object of outperforming the benchmark by 100 basis points (net-of-fees), annualized over a full market cycle (approximately 3 – 5 years).

The search document, which details the minimum qualifications each respondent must meet in order to be considered, as well as the required City forms, are available on LACERS.org at http://www.lacers.org/aboutlacers/request-for-proposals/index.html  or the website of LACERS General Fund Consultant, Wilshire Associates, at http://www.wilshire.com/InvestmentConsulting/ManagerSearch.aspx.

Proposals are to be completed and submitted pursuant to the search document by the deadline indicated below. 

Proposal Submittal Deadline

The deadline for submitting proposals:

5:00 P.M (PDT) on Monday, August 27, 2012

Additional schedule information: 


Written Questions Submission
by email: 

August 3, 2012 - 3:00 P.M. PDT
Response to Written Questions posted on Wilshire’s website: August 9, 2012

Submittals received after the deadline will NOT be considered.

Finalist candidates may be requested to submit additional copies of their proposal. Should you have any questions regarding the search parameters, please email them to mgrsearch.neill@wilshire.com, with the name of your firm along with the phrase ‘Active Non-U.S. Equities Developed Markets Managers Search’ appearing in the subject line, prior to 3:00 P.M., Pacific Standard Time, on Friday, August 3, 2012.

We invite and look forward to your participation in this search.


Thomas Moutes
General Manager