Services - 174270-2019

15/04/2019    S74

Germany-Frankfurt-am-Main: ECB - Provision of Current and Historical Economic and Financial Data

2019/S 074-174270

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 Central Bank
Postal address: Sonnemannstrasse 22
Town: Frankfurt-am-Main
NUTS code: DE712 Frankfurt am Main, Kreisfreie Stadt
Postal code: 60314
Country: Germany
Contact person: Spyridon Panagopoulos
E-mail: procurement@ecb.europa.eu
Fax: +49 69/13447110

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.ecb.europa.eu

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Current and Historical Economic and Financial Data

Reference number: PRO-003445
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72300000 Data services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Framework Agreement for the provision of current and historical economic data to the ECB and to current and future member of the European Procurement Office (EPCO) (the Beneficiaries). The names of institutions entitled to participate in EPCO’s activities as well as the date from which they obtain that right, are available at the following link: http://www.epco.lu/links.php

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 608 786.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DE712 Frankfurt am Main, Kreisfreie Stadt
Main site or place of performance:

1) ECB premises, Frankfurt-am-Main, GERMANY;

2) Beneficiaries premises (as applicable).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of the services comprises the provision to the ECB and/or current and future EPCO members (beneficiaries) of current and historical economic and financial data, which are required to conduct the ECB’s statutory tasks according to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) and the statute of the European System of Central Banks and of the European Central Bank (Protocol no 4 to the TFEU, OJEU C 326, 26.10.2012, page 230) and banking supervision tasks according to Council Regulation (EU) No 1024/2013 of 15.10.2013 for end users in the ECB (the services).

The contract will have a duration of four (4) years. Notwithstanding the expiry of the contract, orders agreed on the basis of the contract prior to their expiry may continue until the completion of the respective Services.

The beneficiaries may order services under the usage and pricing terms and conditions laid down in the contract. The scope, usage and pricing terms and conditions may be further specified in the bilateral specific agreements to be made by the beneficiary and the contractor.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the tender / Weighting: 65 %
Quality criterion - Name: Compliance with the ECB's IT architecture and security requirements / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Acceptance of the ECB’s contract terms and conditions / Weighting: 5 %
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

The total value of the procurement and the contract(s) indicated in this Contract Award Notice is/are indicative non-binding spending estimate(s) at the time of contract award. The actual value of the orders issues under the contract (Framework Agreement) may differ

And will be determined by actual business needs.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 232-483166
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: 4400002566
Title:

Provision of Current and Historical Economic and Financial Data

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/02/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Haver analytics
Town: New York
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Country: United States

Internet address: http://www.haver.com/

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 608 786.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The procurement procedure was conducted in accordance with Decision ECB/2016/2 of 9.2.2016 laying down the rules on procurement, OJ L 45, 20.2.2016, p. 15 as amended available on the ECB website at http://www.ecb.europa.eu/ecb/jobsproc/tenders/html/index.en.html.

It should be noted that the above amounts are an indicative non-binding spending estimate at the time of contract award. The actual value of the orders under the contract (Framework Agreement) may differ and will be determined by actual business needs.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Procurement Review Body of the European Central Bank, c/o Legal Advice Team
Postal address: Sonnemannstrasse 20
Town: Frankfurt-am-Main
Postal code: 60314
Country: Germany
Telephone: +49 6913440
Fax: +49 6913446886

Internet address: http://www.ecb.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Pursuant to Article 39 of Decision (EU) 2016/245 of the European Central Bank of 9.2.2016 laying down the rules on procurement (ECB/2016/2), unsuccessful candidates/tenderers may challenge in writing the ECB's decision to reject their application or tender within 15 days of receipt of the information specified in Article 34(3) of Decision ECB/2016/2, or, if no information is requested, within 15 days of receipt of notification in accordance with Article 34(1).

The appeal shall be submitted in English to the ECB's Procurement Review Body (PRB) and include all supporting information and reasoned objections. The PRB shall address the appeal in line with Article 39(2), (3) of Decision ECB/2016/2.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Central Procurement Office
Postal address: Sonnemannstrasse 20
Town: Frankfurt-am-Main
Postal code: 60314
Country: Germany
Telephone: +49 6913440

Internet address: http://www.ecb.europa.eu

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/04/2019