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Plymouth County Retirement scouting for private equity manager

Plymouth County (Mass.) Retirement Association is searching for a private equity manager to run about $10 million in a closed-end fund, confirmed Todd Silverman, principal at Meketa Investment Group, investment consultant to the $665 million pension plan.

The retirement association is looking for a demonstrated ability to manage a buyout strategy that invests in middle-market companies. Only proposals for managers of direct private equity funds will be considered. Funds of funds and co-investment funds will not be considered.

The RFP is available on Meketa's website.

Proposals are due by 3 p.m. EST on March 6. A selection date was not disclosed.