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Services - 209040-2017

02/06/2017    S105

Belgium-Brussels: Multiple framework contract for the provision of consultancy services on technical, economic and legal matters in the context of ICT and media competition cases

2017/S 105-209040

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 Commission, Directorate-General for Competition
Postal address: MADO
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: COMP-C-MAIL@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/competition/index_en.html
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:

Multiple framework contract for the provision of consultancy services on technical, economic and legal matters in the context of ICT and media competition cases.

Reference number: COMP/2016/014.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject matter of the FWC is the provision by the contractor to the Commission of expert consultancy services on technical, economic and legal matters in the context of information and communications technology (ICT) and media competition cases (including antitrust, merger and state aid investigations and cases). The services may be required at any stage of the competition cases (e.g., during the investigative and assessment phase) or after the adoption of a Commission decision (e.g., before the European Union's courts or to monitor the application of a past decision).

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: 2 800 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's premises. Meetings may be held in the Commission's premises and/or in other premises defined in the specific contracts under the framework contract.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3 of the contract notice.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology — scenario 1 / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and selection of the data — scenario 1 / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work — scenario 1 / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures — scenario 1 / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology — scenario 2 / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and selection of the data — scenario 2 / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work — scenario 2 / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures — scenario 2 / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50
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
Open 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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 178-319052
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: COMP/2016/014
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
10/05/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: WIK-Consult GmbH
Town: Bad Honnef
NUTS code: DEA2 Köln
Country: Germany
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: London Economics Limited
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Plum Consulting London LLP
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 800 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: COMP/2016/014
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
10/05/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ecorys Nederland B.V.
Town: Rotterdam
NUTS code: NL33 Zuid-Holland
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: RISE Acreo AB
Town: Kista
NUTS code: SE11 Stockholm
Country: Sweden
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 800 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: COMP/2016/014
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
10/05/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: European Economic Research Ltd (T/as Europe Economies)
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Bird and Bird LLP
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 800 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: COMP/2016/014
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
10/05/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: DotEcon Limited
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 800 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: COMP/2016/014
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
10/05/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Holland Van Gijzen advocaten — avocats
Town: Diegem
NUTS code: BE2 VLAAMS GEWEST
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ernst & Young Special Business Services
Town: Diegem
NUTS code: BE2 VLAAMS GEWEST
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 800 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/05/2017