Hampshire County Retirement System, Northampton, Mass., is looking for a manager to run an initial $5 million to $8 million in a combined bank loan and high-yield fixed-income strategy, confirmed Mary Baronas, administrator of the $175 million defined benefit plan. Its a new strategy for the fund, Ms. Baronas said. Funding could come from a little bit of everywhere, she said. The fund does not plan to terminate any managers. All formal requests for the RFP should be sent to the funds consultant, Michael Sullivan at NEPC, at [email protected] Proposals are due by noon EDT on May 29. A selection date has not been set, Ms. Baronas said.