Services - 443063-2020

21/09/2020    S183

Norway-Trondheim: Banking services

2020/S 183-443063

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Trondheim kommune
National registration number: 942110464
Postal address: Erling Skakkes gate 14
Town: Trondheim
NUTS code: NO NORGE
Postal code: 7004
Country: Norway
Contact person: Vibeke Klock Fleten
E-mail: vibeke.klock.fleten@trondheim.kommune.no
Telephone: +47 98071026
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://permalink.mercell.com/131546478.aspx
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.trondheim.kommune.no/
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://permalink.mercell.com/131546478.aspx
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://permalink.mercell.com/131546478.aspx
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Main Bank Agreement

Reference number: 2020/48172
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66110000 Banking services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Trondheim kommune [Trondheim municipality], hereafter called the contracting authority, invites tenderers to participate in a tender contest in connection with signing a contract for a main bank contract for Trondheim municipality.

The contracting authority is seeking to achieve satisfactory return on their liquid assets in accordance with the contracting authority's financial rules. If the contracting authority achieves a better return on their liquidity by investing elsewhere, the contracting authority will have the right to do so. In other words there will be no limits for investing liquid assets outside of the supplier.

A further description of the assignment is in annex 1 Requirement specifications and award criteria.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 17 400 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66100000 Banking and investment services
66120000 Investment banking services and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO061 Sør-Trøndelag
Main site or place of performance:

Trondheim.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This procurement concerns the delivery of main bank services for the contracting authority. This service will be a support and be future-oriented for efficient operation in the following areas: daily bank services, including but not limited to, cash solutions, payment systems, electronic file transfer, liquidity management, settlement schemes, securities settlements, withdrawal limits and interest on deposits.

The supplier of main bank services will simplify, streamline and automated work processes as well as give direct and indirect savings. Via this procurement, the supplier will contribute to gains such as increased quality, increased accessibility, reduce vulnerability, better security, better resource utilisation and financial gains. The contracting authority expects suppliers to be forward-thinking and be able to give the contracting authority more value through innovative interaction.

The solution must be adapted to the requirements of at any given time applicable rules (laws, regulations and guidelines). In the event of changes in rules, the solution will be adapted to the change from the date the change takes affect.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 17 400 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/05/2021
End: 30/04/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Possibility to extend for 1 year + 1 year.

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:

1) Requirement: the tenderer must be a legally established company.

Documentation requirement: Norwegian businesses shall enclose a company registration certificate. Foreign companies must present proof of registration in a company register or in a trade register in the state where the tenderer is established.

2) Requirement: the tenderer must have the right to operate banking activities in Norway.

Documentation requirement: licensing letter from a supervisory authority for the right to provide banking services.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Requirement: the tenderer must be credit-worthy, minimum international credit-rating of A or equivalent credit assessment. The creditworthiness against a guarantee is not accepted. The contracting authority retains the right to cancel the contract if suppliers are down-graded to under A- after contract signing.

Documentation requirement: credit assessment of the tenderer, not older than 6 months from the deadline for receipt of tenders. Newest credit rating must be enclosed with the tender offer. If the tenderer has multiple such ratings, the contracting authority will place emphasis on the poorest rating. Examples of agencies that supply assessments that the contracting authority uses as a basis are: Fitch, S&P, Moody's and Scope.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Requirement: the tenderer must be credit-worthy, minimum international credit-rating of A or equivalent credit assessment. The creditworthiness against a guarantee is not accepted. The contracting authority retains the right to cancel the contract if the supplier is down-graded to below A- after contract signing.

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

1) Requirement: experience is required from a minimum of three equivalent assignments. Equivalent assignments means assignments from municipalities with over 10 000 inhabitants, or counties.

Documentation: on request, the tenderer must present a list of the primary deliveries or services performed in the last 3 years, and this must as a minimum contain: a brief description of the assignment:

— size or value of the deliveries;

— date (contract period),

— name of the customers.

Contact information for relevant customers from the list must be presented on request.

2) Requirement: tenderers must use environmental measures during execution of the contract.

Documentation requirement: Tenderers are qualified if the activity has an environmental management system EMAS, other approved environmental management systems in decree (EF) no. 1221/2009 article 45, and other environmental management standards that are based on relevant European or international standards from accredited bodies. ISO 14001 and Eco-Lighthouse are examples of other approved environmental management standards.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

1) Requirement: experience is required from a minimum of three equivalent assignments. Equivalent assignments means assignments from municipalities with over 10 000 inhabitants, or counties.

2) Requirement: tenderers must use environmental measures during execution of the contract.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The contracting authority requires that the tenderer's wages and working conditions are in accordance with generally applicable wage agreements or nationwide wage agreements for the appropriate area covered by the contract. In its procurement regulations, Trondheim municipality has decided that requirements for pay and working conditions also apply to subcontractors.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
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:
Norwegian
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: 21/10/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

The following companies are subsidiaries of Trondheim municipality and will use this contract:

Stavne Trondheim KF, Klæbu Industrier KF.

The following companies will have the right to utilise the contract, with the exception of the municipality's terms for overdrafts, and take out an option during the contract period, on the contracting authority's terms:

Kirkelig Fellesråd in Trondheim and the congregations,TRV Gruppen AS,Trondheim Renholdverk AS, Retura TRV AS,Trondheim Kino AS,Trondheim Kino Eiendom AS, Trondheim Kino Utvikling AS, Filmfest Trondheim AS (Kosmorama), KinoNor AS, Storytelling Media AS, Olavshallen AS, Leutenhaven AS, Trondheim parkering AS, Trondheim Spektrum eiendom AS, Trondheim Spektrum AS, Trondheim catering AS, Tempevegen 25 AS.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Sør-Trøndelag tingrett
Postal address: Postboks 2317 Torgarden
Town: Trondheim
Postal code: 7004
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/09/2020