Services - 345881-2017

02/09/2017    S168    - - Services - Contract award notice - Restricted procedure 

Denmark-Copenhagen: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2017/S 168-345881

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Finanstilsynet (Danish Financial Supervisory Authority)
Aarhusgade 110
Contact person: Louise Heyden
Telephone: +45 33558282
Fax: +45 33558200
NUTS code: DK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Contract for delivery and maintenance of an IT system for market surveillance.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Finanstilsynet (DFSA) intends to obtain a market surveillance and analysis IT-system for surveying securities markets, which will enable DFSA to meet its obligations regarding market surveillance under EU legislation (the System). The System must accommodate large amounts of data, in different types and from different sources and must be scalable, user-friendly, able to detect and support investigation into market abuse and set up alarms based on patterns in the data.

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: 4 918 500.00 DKK
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Background and Purpose

The purpose of this procurement is to obtain a market surveillance and analysis IT-system for surveying securities markets. The main purpose of the System is to ensure the processing of large amounts of trade data and to increase the efficiency in detecting and investigating potential market abuse.

Today, the DFSA operates TRACEII, a surveillance system developed in 2007. At present, the DFSA receives 8 000 000 - 12 000 000 TRS reports and 40 000 000 - 60 000 000 order book events such as bids, offers and trades per month.

The DFSA intends to obtain a standard system, which is able to handle an increasing amount of data, and meet the new requirements to TRS and order book data under MiFID II/MiFIR from 3.1.2018.

Additionally, the System could be used for the following purposes:

— surveying the potential risks of investment firms,

— detecting market trends,

— surveying instruments, clients, brokers and their market shares in the instruments where DFSA is the competent authority.

Main services

This procurement includes the following main services:

A: Delivery

The supplier shall deliver a market surveillance and analysis IT-system for surveying securities markets, which will enable DFSA to meet its obligations regarding market surveillance under EU legislation. The Supplier shall make sure that the System is configured to support the DFSA's business needs. The System shall be a well-established, tried and tested standard software system for securities market surveillance purposes similar to the use intended by the DFSA.

Goals for the System:

o The daily use of the System should be efficient, and be able to handle multiple simultaneous users.

o The System must be scalable in order to handle future requirements regarding increasing amounts of data received from external data sources, without any impact on the performance of the System.

o All the required source data are imported and can be combined in various ways for the investigation of market abuse.

o The System supports alerts on suspicious trading.

o The System supports editing of alert parameters manually by the users.

o The System supports the DFSA's compliance with new regulation MiFID II/MiFIR when it takes effect on 3.1.2018.

B: Implementation of the Source Data integrations

The System will be part of a system landscape and will have integrations to other IT-systems. The supplier must make sure that the following internal and external Source Data are integrated with the System:

1. Transaction reporting data from the DFSAs Transaction reporting system (TRS 2).

2. Company news announcement from the DFSA's system for company news announcements (OASM).

3. Order book data from Nasdaq Copenhagen.

4. Order book data from other market places. The System should support ad hoc manual import of order book data from other trading venues e.g. BATS Chi-X.

C: Configuration and development services after implementation (Separate Tasks).

The Supplier shall deliver configuration and development services after implementation. The supplier shall provide advice to the DFSA with regards to new configuration and development, including new integrations, configuration needed to comply with new legislation and development of new alarms needed by the DFSA.

D: Support and maintenance

The supplier shall deliver support and maintenance services, which include preventive maintenance, implementation of new releases and versions, correction of faults, education of users of the System and providing a help desk, which shall deliver technical support in respect of the System.

E: Consulting

The supplier shall provide consultancy services throughout the contract period. Consultancy services shall be provided at the DFSA's request.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 50 %
Quality criterion - Name: Security of Supply / Weighting: 20 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Finanstilsynet (DFSA) wants the possibility to have historical data migrated from the DSFA's current system to the new system. Such data will consist of Nasdaq order book data and company announcements for a time period starting 1.1.2017 to the day when the System is deployed.

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

The total value of the procurement/contract stated in part II.1.7 above and part V.2.4 below is based on the total evaluation technical price.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 031-055856
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: 1

Contract for delivery and maintenance of an IT system for market surveillance

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: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Trapets AB
Kungsgatan 56
111 22
NUTS code: SE11
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 4 918 500.00 DKK
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Klagenævnet for Udbud (The Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement)
Nævnenes Hus, Toldboden 2
Telephone: +45 35291000

Internet address:

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

Pursuant to the Danish Act on the Complaints Board for Public Procurement, etc. (lov om Klagenævnet for Udbud m.v.) (the Act is available (in Danish) at, the following deadlines apply to the lodging of complaints:

Complaints for not having been selected must be submitted to the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement before the expiry of 20 calendar days, see section 7(1) of the Act, from the day after submission of notification to the candidates concerned of the identity of the successful tenderer where the notification is accompanied by an explanation of the grounds for the decision in accordance with section 2(1)(i) of the Act and section 171(2) of the Danish Public Procurement Act.

In other situations, complaints of award procedures, see section 7(2) of the Act, must be lodged with the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement before the expiry of:

1) 45 calendar days after the contracting authority has published a notice in the Official Journal of the European Union that the contracting authority has entered into a contract. The deadline is calculated from the day after the day when the notice was published.

2) 30 calendar days calculated from the day after the day when the contracting authority has notified the candidates concerned that a contract based on a framework agreement with reopening of competition or a dynamic purchasing system has been entered into where the notification has included an explanation of the relevant grounds for the decision.

3) 6 months after the contracting authority entered into a framework agreement calculated from the day after the day when the contracting authority notified the candidates and tenderers concerned, see section 2(2) of the Act and section 171(4) of the Danish Public Procurement Act.

4) 20 calendar days calculated from the day after the contracting authority has submitted notification of its decision, see section 185(2) of the Danish Public Procurement Act.

Not later than at the time of lodging a complaint with the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement, the complainant must notify the contracting authority in writing that a complaint has been lodged with the Danish Complaints Board for Public Procurement and whether the appeal was lodged during the standstill period, see section 6(4) of the Act. In cases where the complaint was not lodged during the standstill period, the complainant must furthermore indicate whether a suspensory effect of the complaint has been requested, see clause 12(1) of the Act.

The e-mail address of the Complaints Board for Public Procurement is set out in section VI.4.1).

The Complaints Board's own complaints procedure is available at www.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Konkurrence- og Forbrugerstyrelsen (The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority)
Carl Jacobsens Vej 35
Telephone: +45 41715000

Internet address:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: