Quincy Retirement System – Emerging Markets Small Cap Equity

November 2022

The Board Members of the Quincy Retirement System are issuing a request for proposal from managers  with experience managing emerging markets small cap equity portfolios. Submitted strategies must have at least a three-year track record.  Further, proposals must be for a commingled or mutual fund only.  The Board reserves the right to reject any and all proposals at its discretion.

The Board intends to invest approximately $8 million.

Proposals must be received at the Board prior to 12:00 pm Eastern Standard Time on December 16, 2022.

 The funds shall be managed in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 32 and Chapter 176, the regulations of the Massachusetts Division of Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission, 840 CMR, and the Placement Agent Policy (available at http://www.mass.gov/perac/docs/forms-pub/memos/2011/perac-placement-agents-policy.pdf).

The selected manager(s) must have familiarity with, and agree to comply with Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 32 and Chapter 176, the regulations of the Massachusetts Division of Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission, 840 CMR, and the PERAC Placement Agent Policy.  Please see http://www.mass.gov/perac/ for details. All materials submitted in connection with this search may be subject to disclosure consistent with Massachusetts Public Record laws.

All bidders are hereby advised that any proposal selected shall be subject to (1) approval of the Board, (2) a written contract and (3) approval of the engagement by the Massachusetts Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC).

Any questions pertaining to this Request for Proposal are to be in writing (please no calls) and directed to:
Hayley Tran or Greg Price
Meketa Investment Group, Inc.
80 University Ave
Westwood, MA  02090
E-mail:  [email protected] ; [email protected]

Due date deadline: Friday, December 16th 2022 at 12:00 PM EST