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Services - 380491-2021

27/07/2021    S143

Netherlands-The Hague: Financial consultancy services

2021/S 143-380491

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Autoriteit Consument en Markt
National registration number: 451760013
Postal address: Muzenstraat 41
Town: Den Haag
NUTS code: NL Nederland
Postal code: 2511 WB
Country: Netherlands
Contact person: Teun van den Maagdenberg
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: ZAD
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Determining Weighted Average Cost of Capital for Tariff-regulated Industries

Reference number: IUC202101067
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66171000 Financial consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

In a number of regulated industries ACM has a role in tariff setting. For this, the ACM needs to determine the reasonable return to set tariffs for incumbents in regulated markets, such as the telecommunication market, electricity market, gas market, pilotage market, et cetera. The ACM sets this reasonable return by calculating the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC). Since the WACC is an important element when setting tariff, as well as an element of specific and varied regulatory methods, the ACM regularly needs advice to determine (parameters of) the WACC.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NL Nederland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

8 to 12 assignments.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Reports on the WACC determination in regulated industries / Weighting: 54
Quality criterion - Name: Knowledge and experience of the pool of consultants / Weighting: 36
Price - Weighting: 10
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

— European Single Procurement Document (ESPD);

— Extract of professional/trade register.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

— Reference data.

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
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

The Contracting Authority intends to conclude a Contract for a period of two (2) years, including a unilateral option for the Contracting Authority to extend the contract two (2) times by one (1) year until 22 November 2025.

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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/09/2021
Local time: 11:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English, Dutch
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/09/2021
Local time: 11:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Rechtbank 's-Gravenhage
Town: Den Haag
Country: Netherlands
Telephone: +31 703813509
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: