SEARCHES AND HIRES

Holyoke Contributory Retirement hunting for active international equity managers

Holyoke (Mass.) Contributory Retirement System is searching for an investment manager or managers to run about $30 million in active international equity for the $245 million defined benefit plan.

RBC Global Asset Management, Oberweis Asset Management and Wasatch Advisors are the current managers and have been encouraged to rebid, said Cheryl A. Dugre, executive director of the pension fund.

Large-cap, small-cap and all-cap core strategies will be considered. However, only commingled investment vehicles will be considered.

The board could select more than one manager

A copy of the RFP is available by contacting Ms. Dugre via email at cdugre@ret.holyoke.ma.us. Proposals are due by 4 p.m. EDT April 21. The board expects to make a selection in June, said Ms. Dugre.