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Combine Solicitation - Barclay's Index Data Subscription

June 24, 2014

Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 23-JUN-14

Office Address: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation; Chief Management Officer; Procurement Department, Suite 1090; 1200 K Street, N.W.Washington DC 20005-4026

Subject: Barclay's Index Data Subscription

Classification Code: R - Professional, administrative, and management support services

Solicitation Number: RQ-23-14-000117

Contact: Jessica Carrillo, Phone 202-326-4000 Ext. 3318, Email - Patrick McFarlane, Contracting Officer, Phone 20232640003334, Email

Description: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Chief Management Officer

Procurement Department, Suite 1090

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) intends to make a sole source award to Barclays Capital, Inc.Barclays will provide security-level index data for use in the BlackRock Investment Risk Management System (IRMS). Certain PBGC portfolios are benchmarked to Barclays indexes and therefore Barclays is the sole vendor that may provide the data that is needed. The data will enable BlackRock to provide certain relative, absolute, and characteristic data on certain PBGC investments, allowing CID staff to better judge the risks of the PBGC investment portfolio. The period of performance is for One Base Year and Two Option Years.

This is not a Request for Quote (RFQ), but a Notice of Intent. No RFQ will be issued. Interested parties may, however, request further information no later than 26 June 2014, 5:00 PM EST by email to Jessica Carrillo at and Patrick McFarlane at


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