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10/09/2015    S175    - - Services - Contract notice - Accelerated restricted procedure 

Ireland-Limerick: Financial consultancy services

2015/S 175-318336

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Limerick City and County Council
3267368TH
Merchant's Quay, Co.Limerick
For the attention of: Joe Coughlan
Limerick
Ireland
Telephone: +353 61407183
E-mail: procurement@limerick.ie

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/103432

Electronic access to information: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=92537&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=92537&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

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
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
Housing and community amenities
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:
Financial Advisor, Project Opera.
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: Limerick.

NUTS code IE0

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Financial Advisor will provide financial appraisal advice and services to the Contracting Authority on Project Opera (the ‘Project’). The Financial Advisory Services to be provided include but are not limited to the following:
a) Development Appraisal including Financial Modelling,
b) VAT Advice,
c) Corporation Tax, Capital Allowance Advice,
d) Sensitivity Analysis,
e) Procurement Optioning,
f) Risk Assessment,
g) Project Structure Advice,
h) Joint Venture Structure Advice,
i) Funding Advice,
j) Cashflow Forecasting,
k) Advice on Funding of Public Projects at National and European level,
l) Working in conjunction with Client Representative and Legal Advisor.
It is intended, provided there are sufficient suitable Applicants, that the 5 highest ranked Applicants will be invited to participate in stage 2 of the tender competition.
Applicants who submit bids at stage 2 of the process will be evaluated against the award criteria set down in the tender documents.
The above information on stage 2 is preliminary only and LCCC reserves the right to amend the above process at stage 2. Further information will be provided on stage 2 with the invitation to tender documents.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66171000, 72221000, 79200000, 79210000, 79211000, 79211100, 79212100, 79212200, 79212300, 79212400, 79212500, 79220000, 79221000, 79412000

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:

The development of the site is proposed as a mixed used development with an emphasis on educational and private/public sector uses including small scale retail. The complete development is projected to accommodate approximately 50 000 m2 (538 000 ft2) of building accommodation.

Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 72 (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:
In accordance with the Conditions of Engagement for Consultancy Services (Technical).
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Applicants are not required to assume a particular legal form at this stage of the competition. Applications may be submitted from single entities or by groups. A group will not be required to convert into a specific legal form in order to submit a bid, but may be required to do so, if successful and once it is to be awarded the contract. Limerick City and County Council also reserves the right to contract with each member of the group or on the basis of joint and several liability.
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: Please see the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire (available to download from https://irl.eu-supply.com or www.etenders.gov.ie).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire (available to download from https://irl.eu-supply.com or www.etenders.gov.ie).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please see the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire (available to download from https://irl.eu-supply.com or www.etenders.gov.ie).

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Please see the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire (available to download from https://irl.eu-supply.com or www.etenders.gov.ie).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please see the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire (available to download from https://irl.eu-supply.com or www.etenders.gov.ie).

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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: Limerick City and County Council have been progressing the proposed redevelopment of the Opera Site (the ‘Project’) since 2013. Public competitions have been held for the selection of a Preferred Development Partner and a Client Representative for the Project during 2015. Preparation of contract documentation by the Authority is ongoing and in order to meet funding requirements a need has now arisen for appointment of a financial advisor to the Project.
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:
Limerick City and County Council
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
22.9.2015 - 12:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
7.9.2015