Procure Investment Manager for Hampshire Pension Fund
Hampshire County Council (on behalf of the Hampshire Pension Fund) is seeking to procure Investment Manager services from an anticipated two to five managers covering active global equities.
United Kingdom-Winchester: Pension fund administration services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Hampshire County Council
For the attention of: Adrian Hull
SO23 8UJ Winchester
Telephone: +44 1962667817
General address of the contracting authority: www.hants.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Southampton City Council, Portsmouth City Council,Fareham Borough Council, Gosport Borough Council, Havant Borough Council, New Forest District Council, Rushmoor Borough Council, Test Valley Borough Council, Winchester City Council, Eastleigh Borough Council, Hart District Council, Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, East Hampshire District Council
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 6b:
NUTS code UKJ3
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Hampshire County Council (on behalf of the Hampshire Pension Fund) is seeking to procure Investment Manager services from an anticipated two to five managers covering active global equities supporting a total global equities portfolio of 1 200 000 000 GBP of asset.
Interested parties should register their interest in the project via the In-Tend website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire and complete and submit the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) together with any supporting information requested by 14:00 on Friday 22.4.2016.
How to obtain the PQQ.
The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire can be accessed when logged into In-Tend by selecting ‘View Details’ on the relevant tender advert and clicking the ‘Express Interest’ tab. Once in the tender there are 5 tabs –
‘Tender’, ‘PQQ — documents’, ‘Correspondence’, ‘Clarifications’ & ‘History’. Select the 2nd tab (PQQ) where you will find useful information under ‘Tender Details’ continue to scroll down to the heading ‘Tender Documents Received’ where you will be able to view / download the documents.
In addition, guidance on how to participate in a tender — download and upload documents / returns and if required, register your company (free of charge), can be found on the In-tend site under the ‘Help’ or ‘Information for Suppliers’ buttons.
Receiving Notification Emails.
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II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
66523100, 66523000, 66120000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per the requirements of Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and set out in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
In accordance with Articles 57 — 62 of Directive 2014/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and set out in the Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per the requirements of Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and set out in the Invitation to Tender documentation.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Highest ranking scores in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Instructions how to download the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire documents.
This procurement will be undertaken using an e-tendering system (In-tend) which can be found at: https://intendhost.co.uk/hampshire
Tenderers are required to register their company details on In-tend. No charge is made for registration or access to this system. Full details and user guides on how to register and operate the system are available via the link https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/ under the HELP tab.
If you are not currently a registered supplier please register your company via the Company Details Tab at the top of the screen. Please note the email address used when registering as a new supplier should be for the person who will deal with the tender, as login details, subsequent messages and tender documents will be automatically sent to this email address. Please ensure the email account registered on this system is regularly monitored. You may register more than one user per organisation against your account.
Once you have registered, or if you already are a registered supplier, please Log On. Once in the website, click on Tenders on the top bar, scroll down to Current and then search for the title of this project for further information. If you wish to express interest please click on Express Interest. The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) will then be available for
The Notes for Guidance and Information Documents contain detailed instructions regarding the preparation and evaluation of your PQQ Submission.
Opting In & Opting Out.
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You can choose to ‘Opt In’ at any time during the tender process if you initially decided to ‘Opt Out’.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: