Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal


The State Board of Administration of Florida (the “SBA”) has solicited competitive responses from qualified vendors that are interested and qualified to provide trade order management services for equities and futures, both domestic and foreign. The Invitation to Negotiate (the “ITN”) is available as of October 13, 2011, and may be obtained from the SBA’s website at under “Vendors”. The SBA reserves the right to reject any and all responses and to cancel the above ITN at any time. The deadline for submitting requests for clarification is 5:00 p.m. (EST), October 20, 2011. The deadline for submitting responses is 5:00 p.m. (EST), November 4, 2011. The SBA announces the following meeting dates, times and locations with respect to this ITN. A meeting will be held on November 15, 2011, 8:00 a.m. to conclusion of business, to discuss the responses received, and to designate short-listed respondents for interviews and further consideration. A meeting will be held on December 2, 2011, 8:00 a.m. to conclusion of business, to determine a final ranking of respondents and to select a vendor to provide trade order management services for domestic and foreign equities and futures. All meetings are open to the public and shall take place at the location shown below:

LOCATION: The meetings shall take place in the Hermitage Room (1st Floor), 1801 Hermitage Blvd., Tallahassee, Florida 32308.

Any changes to the above meeting dates and/or times (including the cancellation of any meeting) will be posted on the SBA’s website at at least 7 days prior to the meeting.

Anyone requiring special accommodations to participate in any meeting or anyone wishing further information should contact: Lisa Chesire at (850)413-1039, or by mail: 1801 Hermitage Blvd., Suite 100, Tallahassee, Florida 32308.