The Leicestershire County Council Pension Fund, Leicester, England, will issue an RFP on Nov. 30 for a manager to run a £100 million ($186 million) absolute return strategy, said Colin Pratt, investment manager. The £1.9 billion pension plan will partially fund the portfolio with about £30 million in cash, and "the rest hasn't been decided, he said. "This is something we're still working on.
Proposals are due Nov. 9. A manager will be appointed by April. Further information can be obtained from Mr. Pratt at [email protected]