Commodities Manager Search

Commodities Manager Search

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June 26, 2015

The State Universities Retirement System (“SURS” or the “System”) is requesting proposals from qualified firms to manage  a diversified commodities portfolio which, after fees, exceeds the return of the agreed upon benchmark. 

Document Name Date Pages
SURS Commodities RFP Final 2015 (PDF) 06/26/15 14
SURS Commodities RFP Final 2015 (Microsoft Word) 06/26/15 14
IL SURS Commodity RFP Supp Product Info Template 2015 FINAL (Microsoft Excel) 06/26/15 1
SURS Commodity Manager Questionnaire FINAL (Microsoft Word) 06/26/15 7
Q&A Document – Commodities Manager Search (PDF) 07/17/15 2


Description Date
Quiet Period Begins June 11, 2015
Dissemination of RFP June 29, 2015
Deadline for questions to SURS July 10, 2015
Responses to questions submitted to SURS July 17, 2015
RFP responses due by 4:30 pm CT July 31, 2015
Identify firms for further consideration August/September 2015
Interviews with selected firms October/November 2015
Finalist presentations to SURS Board of Trustees December 10, 2015