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Services - 31827-2018

24/01/2018    S16    European Investment Bank - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: EIB - Provision of Consultancy Services to support the EIB in its lending activities in the Forestry Sector in China

2018/S 016-031827

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Investment Bank
Postal address: 98–100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU00
Postal code: 2950
Country: Luxembourg

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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

Provision of Consultancy Services to support the EIB in its lending activities in the Forestry Sector in China

Reference number: PC-1416
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The EIB seeks to appoint an appropriately experienced, staffed and skilled service provider for external support to its due diligence and monitoring activities concerning its forestry operations in China.

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: 960 000.00 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The assignment will involve tasks in one or more of the following areas:

— Project screening, pre-appraisal, project reviews and project scoping;

— Appraising the projects’ feasibility and compliance with EIB’s eligibility and lending criteria. This includes assessing of the projects’:

—— Technical performance and feasibility,

—— Environmental sustainability and feasibility, including carbon footprint,

—— Social sustainability and feasibility,

—— Financial and broader economic performance and feasibility.

— Drafting and finalizing the EIB project documentations required for launching the project and presenting the project proposal to the EIB management committee and to the EIB board of directors;

— Drafting and finalizing project progress reports (PPRs) and project completion reports (PCRs);

— Carrying out field visits as part of the due diligence and monitoring activities;

— Contributing to the dialogue between the EIB, the promoters and relevant stakeholders (e.g. villagers, competent authorities, NGOs);

— Assisting project promoters in developing procurement plans and tender documents;

— Assisting project promoters, the local and national NDRC and the MoF, where necessary, in communicating the EIB requirements in relation to reporting, procurement and environmental and social compliance, disbursement conditions, project undertakings or any other matter that the Bank might consider relevant;

— Providing information about relevant institutional and land tenure issues, as well as market and competition issues regarding the forest value chains in China;

— Providing forest carbon guidance, clean development mechanism (CDM) advice on projects and information on EIB carbon funds;

— Providing forest certification advice on projects;

— Providing advice for adopting professional forest management systems, including GIS, digital mapping and data base management;

— Providing training and/or awareness raising workshops, as needed;

— Any other task not yet defined that might become relevant for the successful implementation of relevant EIB’s forestry operations in China.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Proposed approach and methodology for the implementation of the services and knowledge of the forestry sector in China / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Profile and experience of the team proposed / Weighting: 50
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.1.1)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.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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: 2017/S 151-311938
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


Provision of Consultancy Services to support the EIB in its lending activities in the Forestry Sector in China

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
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: Indofur Oy
Town: Helsinki
NUTS code: FI
Country: Finland
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 960 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 960 000.00 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 of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 43031

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: