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United Kingdom-Norwich: Trust and custody services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Multi Provider Framework Agreement for the Provision of Global Custody Services Primarily in Support of the Local Government Pension Scheme
The Norfolk Pension Fund, administered by Norfolk County Council, is seeking to establish a multi-provider framework agreement for the provision of Global Custody Services primarily in support of the local government pension scheme on its own behalf and on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council, The City of Edinburgh Council, Essex County Council, Northamptonshire County Council, Hampshire County Council, Hertfordshire County Council, Suffolk County Council and Wolverhampton City Council.
The founder authorities named above wish to establish a multi-provider framework agreement for the provision of Global Custody Services to be available to all LGPS administering authorities and other bodies as defined in this OJEU contract notice, to provide national access to high-quality efficient and effective services at the best possible price.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Please see the invitation to tender and associated documents.
Section IV: Procedure
The framework agreement will be in place for 4 years. Contracts awarded under the framework may have a maximum total duration of 10 years. No contract awarded from the framework will be permitted to extend beyond February 2035.
Section VI: Complementary information
This procurement will be managed electronically via the Council's eProcurement system. To participate in this procurement, applicants must first be registered on the system at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/BuyerProfiles. Once registered you will be able to see the procurement project under the ‘tenders’ section and ‘express an interest’ to view the documentation. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the InTend support team by phoning +44 8442728810 or emailing mail to: email@example.com?subject=TED (if you at already registered there is no need to re-register). The framework agreement is being let by Norfolk County Council as the contracting authority. Norfolk County Council is working jointly with the following authorities, who have expressed an intention to procure services under the framework (including itself):
— Cambridgeshire County Council (as administering authority of the Cambridgeshire Pension Fund), Shire Hall, Castle Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AP. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
— City of Edinburgh (as Administering Authority of the Lothian Pension Fund), Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8EX. e-mail: email@example.com
— Essex County Council (as administering authority of the Essex Pension Fund), PO Box 11, County hall, Chelmsford, CM1 1LX. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
— Northamptonshire County Council (as administering authority of the Northamptonshire Pension Fund), One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton, NN1 1ED. e-mail: email@example.com
— Hampshire County Council, The Castle, Winchester, SO23 8UJ. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
— Hertfordshire County Council (as administering authority of the Hertfordshire Pension Fund), County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford SG13 8DQ. e-mail: email@example.com
— Suffolk County Council (as administering authority of the Suffolk Pension Fund), Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2BX. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
— Wolverhampton City Council (as administering authority of the West Midlands Pension Fund), PO Box 3948, Wolverhampton, WV1 1XP. email: email@example.com
In addition to those listed above, the framework may also be used by:
— any LGPS administering authorities as defined in the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/2356) (as amended) including the firefighters’ pension scheme and police pension schemes and any of their participating employing authorities, or in relation to the LGPS in Scotland, any administering authority and any of their Scheme employers as defined in the Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (SSI 2018/141) (as amended);
— NILGOSC in Northern Ireland and employing authorities as defined in the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (SRNI 2014/188) (as amended);
— the Board of the Pension Protection Fund (http://www.pensionprotectionfund.org.uk);
— any other administering authority or organisation of a public sector pension scheme or any public sector body or that requires pension related services;
— any common asset pool or collective investment vehicle established by or on behalf of an administering authority or group of administering authorities; or
— any bodies, organisations or companies established by them for the purpose of operating on a collective basis.