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Services - 20815-2017

20/01/2017    S14

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: EIB - EIB Group joint external audit services

2017/S 014-020815

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Investment Bank (EIB) and European Investment Fund (EIF) — together defined as the EIB Group
Postal address: 98–100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
Postal code: 2950
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Lionel Zenner
E-mail: CS-procurement@eib.org
Telephone: +352 43791
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eib.org
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

EIB Group joint external audit services.

Reference number: LZ-1267.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79212000 Auditing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

EIB Group joint tender for external audit services.

The tender is for 2 lots, with separate contracts; 1 lot referring to services to be provided to the EIB (‘lot A’), and 1 lot (‘lot B’) referring to services to be provided to the EIF, whose majority shareholder is the EIB (61,4 % shareholding per register of EIF shareholders dated 7.9.2015).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 12 324 500.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot A: external audit services for the EIB

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79212000 Auditing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Audit of the 3 sets of EIB financial statements and a review of the EIB semi-annual interim financial information, reviews of semi-annual and annual filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission and annual filing with the Japanese Ministry of Finance (reported in Japanese), support for the EIB's various bond offerings in the international capital markets — including the issuance of comfort letters to underwriters/authorised requesting parties in connection with financial statements/financial statement schedules included in registration statements filed with the SEC, perform an assurance engagement on the sustainability report of the EIB Group, perform agreed upon procedures in relation to the tax withheld on salaries, pensions and other emoluments paid by the European Investment Bank to the European Commission, perform audit or assurance-related services for mandated operations, facilities and funds administered by the EIB on behalf of third parties.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Audit approach / Weighting: 45
Quality criterion - Name: Audit team / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Communication with the EIB / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 25
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot B: external audit services for the EIF

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79212000 Auditing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Perform an audit (and express an opinion thereon) of: the financial statements of European Investment Fund, the group consolidation packages submitted by the European Investment Fund to the European Investment Bank for the consolidated EIB Group financial statements, the financial statements of mandates managed by the European Investment Fund on behalf of the European Union represented by the European Commission, the financial statements of mandates managed by the European Investment Fund on behalf of third parties and provide other audit-related services including relevant audit opinion either for the EIF or when required in the context of the administration of mandates by the EIF on behalf of other parties.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Audit approach / Weighting: 45
Quality criterion - Name: Audit team / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Communication with the EIB / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 25
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 001-000020
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 1
Title:

Lot A: external audit services for the EIB

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
21/12/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: KPMG Luxembourg
Postal address: 39, avenue John F. Kennedy
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
Postal code: 1855
Country: Luxembourg
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 8 000 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 8 836 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2
Lot No: 2
Title:

Lot B: external audit services for the EIF

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
21/12/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: KPMG Luxembourg
Postal address: 39, avenue John F. Kennedy
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
Postal code: 1855
Country: Luxembourg
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 3 150 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 3 488 500.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The figures provided in Sections II.1.7) and V.2.4) concern the initial period of 5 years.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/01/2017