Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Invitation to Negotiate

The State Board of Administration of Florida (SBA) is soliciting competitive responses from parties interested in offering financial advisory services to the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund (FHCF). The Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) will be available on March 1, 2012, and may be obtained from the FHCF web site: under “Announcements.” The deadline for submitting responses is 3:00 p.m. (ET), March 23, 2012. A meeting will be held on March 30, 2012, to discuss and evaluate the responses received. On April 30, 2012, a meeting will be held to select a vendor to provide financial advisory services to the FHCF pending successful contract negotiations. The SBA reserves the right to reject any or all competitive proposals and to cancel any ITNs.

All meetings are open to the public and shall take place at the times and locations shown below:

TIME: All meetings shall begin at 2:00 p.m. (ET) and continue until the meeting is concluded.

PLACE: All meetings shall take place in Room 116, Hermitage Centre, 1801 Hermitage Blvd., Tallahassee, Florida 32308

Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any meeting is asked to advise: Donna Sirmons, State Board of Administration, P. O. Box 13300, Tallahassee, FL 32317-3300, (850)413-1349, at least seven (7) calendar days before the meeting.