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LACERA’S REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

LACERA conducts requests throughout the year for various business needs – investments, legal, online services, and others. Each RFP will have its own web page with submission directions. You will be able to view all the specific information online: the desired qualifications, deadlines, contracts, and other information. Some RFPs will have a Q&A page created from the bidders’ questions.

RFI: Real Assets Administrative Services Search

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (“LACERA”), a $57 billion public fund, is evaluating the capabilities of service providers that perform real estate-related back office accounting, administrative, operational, tax and legal-related services.

Completed responses to the RFI must be received no later than 3:00 PM PST, Thursday, November 29, 2018. Responses received after the specified deadline may be considered for evaluation solely at the discretion of LACERA.

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RFI: Real Assets Liquid Completion Portfolio Investment Manager Services Search

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (“LACERA”), a $56 billion public fund, is evaluating the capabilities of investment management firms that can invest in a portfolio of liquid securities to maintain Infrastructure, Master Listed Partnerships (“MLPs”) and Natural Resources sub-strategy allocations within LACERA’s Real Assets asset category. LACERA’s Board of Investments has established the minimum qualifications for this evaluation, as detailed within the RFI.

Completed responses to the RFI must be received no later than 3:00 PM PDT, Monday, October 1, 2018. Responses received after the specified deadline may be considered for evaluation solely at the discretion of LACERA.

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RFP:Hedge Funds, Illiquid Credit, and Real Assets Consultant Search

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association ("LACERA") is requesting proposals from qualified firms interested in providing non-discretionary advisory/consulting services for hedge funds, illiquid credit, and real assets (excluding real estate) investments. The specific services requested via this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) are contained in Section II, Scope of Services.

If you are interested in responding, please submit your Intent to Respond by 3:00 PM, PST, Friday, September 14, 2018, as well as your completed proposal (email and hard copies) by 3:00 PM, PST, Friday, September 28, 2018.

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RFP:THC Financial Audits and Tax Preparation Services

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) is requesting proposals to establish a pool of pre-qualified firms for the annual financial audits and tax preparation services for its wholly (or partially) owned real estate properties and commercial real estate debt investment program.

If your firm chooses to respond to this RFP, please submit a proposal by 5:00 PM PDT, April 16, 2018.

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RFP: PRIVATE EQUITY SECOND ADVISOR

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) solicits information from qualified organizations to provide advisory services for the Private Equity Secondary Program. As amended by the Board of Investments ("BOI") in October 2017, the Secondary Program seeks to strategically and tactically increase (or decrease) investment exposure to fund managers with the goal of improving the long-term economic returns.

The completed information request must be received by email by 3:00 PM, PST, Monday, February 26, 2018.

All questions, inquiries, and requests for additional information concerning this RFP should be directed to Christopher J. Wagner no later than 3:00 PM, PST, Friday, February 9, 2018.

Update 2-15-18

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RFP: Executive Search Services — Chief Executive Officer

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) is seeking proposals from Executive Search Firms, with substantial and relevant experience in the Investment Management Industry, including Public and Private Pension Systems, in the recruitment and selection of our next Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Questions will be accepted up to 5:00 P.M. on December 27, 2017.

Respondents must send five (5) hard copies of their submissions for delivery by January 19, 2018 at 5:00 PM.

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RFP: Real Estate Investment Audit Pool

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) is requesting proposals to establish a pool of pre-qualified firms to perform compliance audits of LACERA’s real estate investments on an as-needed basis.

Any party interested in submitting a proposal must submit the Intent to Respond Form and Minimum Qualifications Certification Form attached to the cover letter of this RFP by December 22, 2017, 5:00 PM. PDT. Failure to do so may disqualify Proposer from submitting a proposal.

If your firm chooses to respond to this RFP, please submit the Intent to Respond by 5:00 PM PDT, January 5, 2018

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