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05/08/2015    S149    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Banking services S2R/BANK/2015/02

2015/S 149-274501

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking
rue Demot 28
Contact point(s): Shift2Rail JU Tender Team
1040 Brussels
Belgium
E-mail: move-shift2rail-tenders@ec.europa.eu

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Banking services S2R/BANK/2015/02.
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
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 a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 1

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0,01 and 50 000 EUR
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Banking services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66110000, 66115000, 66112000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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: Range: between 1 and 3
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 12 (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:
Please refer to the tender specifications.
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:
See tender specifications.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Information must be provided as set out in the standard identification forms attached to the tender specifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The tenderer must be in a stable financial position and have the economic and financial capacity to perform the contract.
The bank's (in case of a joint tender the combined capacity of all tenderers and identified subcontractors) short-term credit rating must be, as a minimum, one of these 3 ratings: either P-1 (Moody's), or A-1 (S&P), or F1 (Fitch Ratings).
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The establishment of the bank where the bank account will be located meets the operating conditions imposed by the competent supervisory authorities of a Member State of the European Union and has all the authorisations necessary to execute the required services in the country where the accounts will be located.
Your bank must be a ‘SEPA compliant’ payment services provider. As such it must have formally adhered to the SEPA credit transfer scheme at the time of the submission of the offer in reply to this call for tenders.
Tenderers and their staff must prove that they have the necessary professional experience and ability to deliver the services in English.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:
S2R/BANK/2015/02.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
1.10.2015
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: 21.10.2015 - 9:00

Place:

Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking, avenue de la Toison d'Or 56–60, 2nd Floor, 1060 Brussels, BELGIUM.

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

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Council Regulation (EU) No 642/2014 of 16.6.2014 establishing the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking.
VI.3)Additional information
Tender documents will be available at the address indicated under 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

General Court of the European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
2925 Luxembourg
Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Body responsible for mediation procedures

European Ombudsman
1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, PO Box 403
67001 Strasbourg
France
E-mail: eo@ombudsman.europa.eu
Telephone: +33 388172313
Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu
Fax: +33 388179062

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification letter informing about the result of the tender or, failing this, the date on which the claimant was informed thereof. Lodging a complaint with the European Ombudsman can neither suspend the deadline nor give rise to a new deadline.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

General Court of the European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
2925 Luxembourg
Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24.7.2015