Investment Fund Manager Tender – Exeter

Investment Fund Manager Tender – Exeter

The University is looking to appoint a single Investment Fund Manager to manage its investment fund.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Banking and investment services

2018/S 162-370580

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Exeter
RC000653
Northcote House
Exeter
EX4 4QH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Dave Burchill
Telephone: +44 11111111
E-mail: d.burchill@exeter.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.exeter.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/53042

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=25287&B=EXETER
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=25287&B=EXETER
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Investment Fund Manager

Reference number: UOE/2018/029

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University is looking to appoint a single Investment Fund Manager to manage its investment fund.

The University currently invests approximately 40 000 000 GBP in a multi-asset portfolio and has recently decided to review the portfolio to better incorporate ESG factors. The University is looking to implement a “best in class” ESG focussed portfolio.

The mandate for the successful Investment Fund Manager would be to invest around 40 000 000 GBP. There are not expected to be significant income requirements in the foreseeable future.

The University’s current investment objective for the overall portfolio is to achieve an investment return of CPI + 4 % pa over the long-term.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University is looking to appoint a single Investment Fund Manager to manage its investment fund.

It will run an EU Restricted Procedure to complete this exercise. The University’s key aim, using the award criteria in the Procurement documents is to procure a “best in class” ESG solution.

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: 2 500 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Please refer to Procurement Documents

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to Procurement Documents

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 16/09/2018
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:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

2028

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Court of Justice
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/08/2018

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