Bell Communications Research, Morristown, N.J., is interviewing consultants. The firm selected will conduct an asset allocation study early next year of the company's $1.2 billion defined benefit plan, said Sue Carson, director of benefit finance. The company expects to make a decision by the end of the year.
Ms. Carson wouldn't name the plan's former consultant, but did say the firm did not bid for the contract.
Money Market Directory lists Quantel Associates as the consultant.