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RFP Questionnaire (Excel Document)
Affirmative Action Statement (PDF Format)
Bidder Certification CEC Form 50 (PDF Format)
Bidder Contribution CEC Form 55 (PDF Format)
Standard Provisions (PDF Format)
Warranty/Affidavit (PDF Format)
PE Portfolio 6/30/12 (PDF Format)
February 4, 2013

To All Interested Parties:

The Board of Administration of the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System, an $11.4 billion public pension fund, seeks proposals from qualified organizations to provide discretionary private equity consulting services for a private equity program with $2.4 billion in commitments.  The scope of services will include strategic asset allocation advice, policy development and program structuring, selecting and monitoring investments, portfolio reporting, and education.  The RFP document provides further details on the scope of services and minimum qualifications firms must meet to be considered. 

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

Questions and Answers Posted 2-13-13


Proposal Submittal Deadline:
Due Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 – 5:00 P.M. PST

Investment Division
Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System
202 W. First Street, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA  90012-4401

Submittals received after the deadline will not be considered.  To ensure proper delivery, please include the entire nine digit zip code when addressing proposals.  Facsimile copies or any other transmission of proposals not authorized by this RFP will not be accepted.  Finalist candidates may be requested to submit additional copies of their proposal.

Additional schedule information:
Written Questions Submission by email:    Friday, February 8, 2013; 3:00 P.M. PST
Response to Written Questions posted on LACERS’ website:   Wednesday, February 13, 2013; 5:00 P.M. PST 

Please email questions to lacers.invest@lacity.org with the name of your firm along with the phrase “2013 Private Equity Consultant RFP” appearing in the subject line.

We look forward to your participation in this search.


Thomas Moutes
General Manager