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Core Fixed Income Mandate Search RFP

RFP Documents:
RFP Search Document (Word Format)
Exhibit 6 - Questionnaire (Word Format)
Appendices (Zip)

August 19, 2019

To All Interested Parties:

The Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) administers an investment portfolio with approximately $18 billion in assets. LACERS seeks one or more qualified investment management firms to actively manage up to approximately $2.44 billion in a core fixed income mandate through separately managed accounts.

Emerging Managers (as defined by LACERS’ Emerging Investment Manager Policy) are encouraged to participate in this search, subject to LACERS investment policies (including LACERS’ Emerging Investment Manager Policy) and any provisions specifically stated in this search document that pertain only to Emerging Mangers.  LACERS will consider Emerging Manager mandates based on the criteria outlined in the search document. 

The search document, which details the minimum qualifications each respondent must meet in order to be considered, as well as the required City forms, is available on LACERS website: lacers.org and at the website of LACERS General Fund Consultant, NEPC: https://www.nepc.com/advertised-searches  

Questions and Answers Posted September 16, 2019 NEW

City Required and Compliance Forms Tutorial NEW

Proposal Submittal Deadline:

The deadline for submitting proposals: 4:00 P.M. (PDT) on Friday, October 4, 2019

Additional Schedule Information:

Written Questions Submission by email:                                                          4:00 P.M. (PDT) on Friday, August 30, 2019
Response to Written Questions will be posted on this page.
City Required Documents Tutorial will be posted on this page by Friday, August 23, 2019

Submittals received after the deadline will NOT be considered. 
Finalist candidates may be requested to submit additional copies of their proposal.

Please direct any questions regarding the search to LACERSRFPResponse@NEPC.com and lacers.invest@lacers.org, with the name of your firm along with the phrase ‘Core Fixed Income Mandate Search’ appearing in the subject line, prior to 4:00 P.M., Pacific Daylight Time, on Friday, August 30, 2019. 

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


Neil M. Guglielmo 
General Manager