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08/08/2014    S151    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Selection of banks for the execution of payments outside the EU for the European Commission and the EEAS (contracting authorities)

2014/S 151-270530

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for the Budget
Postal address: BRE2 13/535, avenue d'Auderghem 19
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
For the attention of: Ms Nadia Calvino, Director-General
E-mail: budg-2014-po-02@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22955067
Fax: +32 22991841

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/budget/index_en.cfm

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=557

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for the Budget
Postal address: BRE2 08/454, avenue d'Auderghem 19
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Mr Vincenzo Curiale
E-mail: budg-2014-po-02@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22959234

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for the Budget
Postal address: BRE2 08/454, avenue d'Auderghem 19
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Mr Vincenzo Curiale
E-mail: budg-2014-po-02@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22959234
Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=557

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for the Budget
Postal address: BRE2 08/454, avenue d'Auderghem 19
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Mr Vincenzo Curiale
E-mail: budg-2014-po-02@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22959234
Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=557

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Official name: European External Action Service
Postal address: EEAS PARC 06/244
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1046
Country: Belgium

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Selection of banks for the execution of payments outside the EU for the European Commission and the EEAS (contracting authorities).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Europe.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: Article 58 of the RAP.
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Processing payments to beneficiaries outside the EU, denominated in EUR and in non-EU currencies.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 4
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Quality of the service and quality of the banking network (qualitative part). Weighting 450

2. Transaction cost, foreign exchange conditions and revenue of the accounts (quantitative part). Weighting 550

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
BUDG14/PO/02.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
10.10.2014 - 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 17.10.2014

Place:

BRE2 08/454, avenue d'Auderghem 19, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 1 representative per tenderer.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.1. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

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 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29.7.2014