Emerging Markets Debt RFP

Emerging Markets Debt RFP

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On Feb. 6, the SURS board approved hiring BlueBay Asset Management, Prudential Fixed-Income,
Colchester Global Investors and Progress Investment Management.

July 7, 2014

The State Universities Retirement System (“SURS” or the “System”) is requesting proposals from qualified firms to provide active, long-only, liquid, emerging markets debt investment management services which, after fees, exceeds the return of the agreed upon benchmark.

Document Name Date Pages
Request for Proposal – Emerging Markets Debt 07/07/14 8
Request for Proposal – Emerging Markets Debt (Microsoft Word) 07/07/14 8
Q&A Document – Emerging Markets Debt Search 07/23/14 7


Description Date
Dissemination of RFP: July 7, 2014
Deadline for questions to SURS July 17, 2014
Responses to questions submitted to SURS July 24, 2014
RFP responses due by 4:30 pm CT August 13, 2014
Identify firms for further consideration September 2014
Interviews with selected firms October 2014
Finalist presentations to SURS Board of Trustees December 11, 2014
Contract Award Date January 2015