Notice of Bid/Request for Proposal

Invitation to Bid

The State Board of Administration of Florida (SBA) is soliciting competitive responses from parties interested in offering any of the following services to the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund (FHCF): investment banking services, bank liquidity/credit support services, reinsurance intermediary services, bond counsel, tax counsel or disclosure counsel services. The information, which will be in the form of an Invitation to Negotiate “ITN” or a Request for Quote “RFQ,” depending upon the services offered, will be available on April 10, 2008, and may be obtained from the FHCF web site at under “Announcements.” The deadline for submitting responses is 1:00 p.m. (ET), April 28, 2008. Meetings will be held on May 7-8, 2008 for the selection of finalists or final selection. On May 12, 2008, a meeting, if needed, will be held for the final selection. The SBA reserves the right to reject any or all submissions or proposals and to cancel any ITNs or RFQs. All meetings are open to the public and will be held in the Hermitage Centre, 1801 Hermitage Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308. The dates and times for these meetings are shown below:

DATES AND TIMES: May 7, 2008, 3:30 p.m. (ET); May 8, 2008, 9:00 a.m. (ET); May 8, 2008, 1:00 p.m. (ET); May 12, 2008, 1:00 p.m. (ET)

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 five (5) calendar days before the meeting.