Train Financing and Leasing Tender
Supply of finance or leasing for electric suburban passenger railway stock.
United Kingdom-London: Financial leasing services
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited
Friars Bridge Court, 41-45 Blackfriars Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Roger Rampling
SE1 8NZ London
Telephone: +44 2076205978
Fax: +44 2076205004
General address of the contracting entity: www.southwesttrains.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.southwesttrains.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited
HLOS Team, Wimbledon Traincare Depot, Durnsford Road
Contact point(s): Head of HLOS
For the attention of: Aileen Jordan
SW19 8EG London
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Section II: Object of the contract
A combination of these
NUTS code UK
Expressions of interest are invited from organisations that can demonstrate that they meet the Conditions for Participation as set out below.
Estimated value excluding VAT: between 135,000,000 GBP and 425 000 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 135 000 000 and 425 000 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: Rolling stock to be ready for introduction to service between July 2016 and July 2017.
Further information will be in the ITT.
Regulations 2006 including that the party in question or any of its directors or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control over that party is not and has not been convicted of:
(a) conspiracy within the meaning of section 1 or 1A of the Criminal Law Act 1977 or article 9 or 9A of the Criminal Attempts and Conspiracy (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 where that conspiracy relates to participation in a criminal organisation as defined in Article 2 of Council Framework Decision 2008/841/JHA;
(b) corruption within the meaning of section 1(2) of the Public Bodies Corrupt Practices Act 1889 or section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906, where the offence relates to active corruption;
(c) the offence of bribery, where the offence relates to active corruption;
(ca) bribery within the meaning of section 1 or 6 of the Bribery Act 2010;
(d) fraud, where the offence relates to fraud affecting the European Communities’ financial interests as defined by Article 1 of the Convention on the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities, within the meaning of—
(i) the offence of cheating the Revenue;
(ii) the offence of conspiracy to defraud;
(iii) fraud or theft within the meaning of the Theft Act 1968, the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969, the Theft Act 1978 or the Theft (Northern Ireland) Order 1978;
(iv) fraudulent trading within the meaning of section 458 of the Companies Act 1985, article 451 of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 or section 993 of the Companies Act 2006;
(v) fraudulent evasion within the meaning of section 170 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 or section 72 of the Value Added Tax Act 1994;
(vi) an offence in connection with taxation in the European Union within the meaning of section 71 of the Criminal Justice Act 1993;
(vii) destroying, defacing or concealing of documents or procuring the execution of a valuable security within the meaning of section 20 of the Theft Act 1968 or section 19 of the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969;
(viii) fraud within the meaning of section 2, 3 or 4 of the Fraud Act 2006; or
(ix) making, adapting, supplying or offering to supply articles for use in frauds within the meaning of section 7 of the Fraud Act 2006;
(e) money laundering within the meaning of section 340(11) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002;
(ea) an offence in connection with the proceeds of criminal conduct within the meaning of section 93A, 93B or 93C of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 or article 45, 46 or 47 of the Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996;
(eb) an offence in connection with the proceeds of drug trafficking within the meaning of section 49, 50 or 51 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1994; or
(f) any other offence within the meaning of Article 45(1) of the Public Sector Directive as defined by the national law of any relevant State.
In the case of a consortium, the declaration referred to above must be provided by each member of the consortium.
In addition, when expressing an interest in this procurement, parties must submit the following information:
(1) The name (including previous trading name if different) and nature of the tenderer’s organisation (e.g. company, partnership or consortium);
(2) Type of organisation, registered number, year of registration, registered address;
(3) Contact name, address, telephone and facsimile numbers, and email address for the tenderer;
(4) In the case of a consortium tenderer, the names and legal status of each of its constituent members;
(5) Where applicable, the name of the ultimate holding company of the tenderer;
(6) Where applicable, details of any groups of companies to which the tenderer belongs.
(1) a list of major transactions entered into, and their value, in the last 3 years;
(2) a statement of the overall turnover relating specifically to the financing or leasing of passenger rolling stock for the previous 3 financial years, stating the nature of the project, the cost of the supply and the contract period;
(3) if applicable, credit rating;
(4) a description of the ability and resource available to respond to the invitation to tender and any subsequent clarifications and if selected as preferred financier, to efficiently negotiate and close the relevant transaction documents;
(5) provision of 2 references (these may be taken up by Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited prior to selection of pre-qualified tenderers or prior to selection of a preferred bidder);
Applicants should note that failure to provide any of the above information may invalidate a request for pre-qualification.
Section IV: Procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Submissions should be made electronically to Aileen Jordan (email@example.com) and marked “Finance for Passenger Rail Rolling Stock Qualification Response”.
These submissions to be no longer than 30 pages (excluding supporting documents). Potential suppliers whose application does not meet the with the above criteria may be excluded from any shortlist of potential suppliers and any subsequent tender exercise.
Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited reserves the right not to award any contract(s) pursuant to this notice. Stagecoach South Western will not be responsible for costs incurred in responding to this opportunity.