Requests for Proposals

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IPERS issues Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Information (RFIs) to allow various companies and organizations an opportunity to work with IPERS on projects, studies and other initiatives.


Current Requests

We are not seeking any contracts at this time.


Intent to Award Contracts

The Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System (IPERS) announces its intent to award two contracts for the General Legal and/or Investment Legal Counsel Services RFP (#L-2022-1). The award for the general legal counsel services part of the RFP is to Ice Miller, Indianapolis, IN. The award for the investment legal counsel part of the RFP is to Foster Garvey, Seattle, WA. This Notice of Intent to Award is subject to execution of a written contract.


Manager Sub-Strategy Status*
Heitman CREDIT Core Real Estate Debt Allocation
Principal Specialty Finance Allocation
Kayne Anderson Opportunistic Real Estate Debt Allocation
Oaktree Capital Opportunistic Real Estate Debt Allocation
Sound Mark Opportunistic Real Estate Debt Bench
Calmwater Opportunistic Real Estate Debt Bench
IFM Investors Infrastructure Debt Allocation
Oak Street Leasing Strategies Allocation
JP Morgan, GTIF Leasing Strategies Allocation
Raven Capital Management Other Real Assets Credit Allocation

*Manager status is either Allocation or Bench.  Allocation status reflects a planned allocation to the selected manager contingent on successful completion of operational due diligence and contract negotiations.  Bench status reflects a manager that has been pre-approved for future consideration within a particular sub-strategy. 

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The Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) announces its intent to award the following mandates for the Absolute Return Strategies search (RFP #I-2022-2): 

Manager Product Class
Arrowstreet Capital Global Equity Long/Short
Camden Camden Bond Strategy
Verition Multi-Strategy Fund
Brevan Howard AS Macro
MAN Man GLG Emerging Market Debt
Millennium Global Millennium Active Currency Alpha
Capula  Global Relative Value
ROW  CTA Diversified Program
Mesirow Mesirow Emerging Markets Currency Alpha
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