Shropshire County Pension Fund eyes unconstrained global equities

Shropshire County Pension Fund, Shrewsbury, England, issued an RFI for at least one manager to run an unconstrained global equities portfolio initially valued at £88 million ($138 million), according to an announcement on European procurement platform Tenders Electronics Daily.

According to the £1.1 billion pension fund's latest annual report for the year ended March 31, MFS Investment Management ran a £107 million global equities strategy for Shropshire.

Proposals are due March 7. Further information can be obtained from investment consultant Aon Hewitt or via e-mail at procurement@shropshire.gov.uk.

Justin Bridges, Shropshire County's treasury and pensions service manager, could not be reached by press time for further information.