Searches and Hires

Plymouth County Retirement looking for North American buyout fund

Plymouth County (Mass.) Retirement Association is searching for a private equity manager to run a $12 million commitment.

Only proposals from experienced managers of North American direct small- and middle-market buyout private equity strategies will be considered. First-time funds, funds of funds, public equity and single-sector focused strategies will not be considered.

Meketa Investment Group, investment consultant to the $665 million pension plan, is assisting with the search.

The RFP is available on Meketa's website. Proposals are due at noon EDT on Oct. 10. A selection date was not disclosed.

Neither Peter Manning, investment analyst at the pension fund, nor Todd K. Silverman, principal at Meketa, could be reached for further information.