UK - The £8.5bn Greater Manchester Pension Fund, as administered by the Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, has tendered for a new consultant.
Current incumbent Hymans Robertson has been invited to re-tender.
The winning party will be appointed for five years with the option to extend for a further two.
The pension fund is seeking actuarial and general investment consultancy services.
By Lisa Haines
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