Transaction tax and financial advisory services – Real Estate

Transaction tax and financial advisory services – Real Estate

NBIM wishes to enter into a framework agreement for the purchase of transaction, tax, financial and advisory services in connection with real estate investment activities of NBIM.

United Kingdom-London: Tax consultancy services

2013/S 222-386741

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Norges Bank – NBIM
Queensberry House, 3 Old Burlington Street
For the attention of: Natashia De Silva
W1S 3AE London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2075349000
E-mail: NBIMtender@nbim.no

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nbim.no

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.english.doffin.no/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13609

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: Norges Bank – NBIM
Queensberry House, 3 Old Burlington Street
For the attention of: Natashia De Silva
W1S 3AE London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +47 24073201
Internet address: http://www.nbim.no

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Norges Bank – NBIM
Queensberry House, 3 Old Burliington Street
For the attention of: Natashia De Silva
W1S 3AE London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2075349000
Internet address: http://www.nbim.no

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity

Other: Central bank
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Transaction, tax and financial advisory services (Real Estate).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: USA, Europe and Asia.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

NBIM wishes to enter into a framework agreement for the purchase of transaction, tax, financial and advisory services in connection with real estate investment activities of NBIM.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Doffin Web Site at http://www.english.doffin.no/search/search_switch.aspx?id=310550

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79221000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Please refer to tender documentation.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please refer to tender documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please refer to tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) Company registration certificate.
(2) Value added tax certificate (National requirement).
(3) Company tax certificate (National requirement).
(4) Self-declaration in compliance with Appendix 2 (HSE) of the Norwegian procurement regulations (National requirement).
(5) Other documentation required (please state below).
Please refer to tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) The company’s most recent annual report including new information of relevance to the company’s accounting figures
(2) Presentation of the company’s annual accounts, or extracts thereof
(3) Statement of the company’s turnover, of relevance to this contract, for previous years
(4) Other documentation required (please state below).
Please refer to tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Overview of the company’s total manpower
(2) Manpower proposed for this contract (organisation chart) with names and CV’s of the key personnel who will be responsible for its execution (for service and works contracts)
(3) A list of the principal deliveries effected, or main services provided, by the company, in the past three years, with the values, dates and recipients (for supply and service contracts)
(4) A statement of the company’s health, environment and safety policy
(5) Other documentation required (please state below).
Please refer to tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures) no
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
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

16.12.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

20.12.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(NT Ref:310561).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Norges Bank – NBIM
Bankplassen 2, P.O. Box 1179 Sentrum
0107 Oslo
NORWAY
E-mail: nbimtender@nbim.no
Telephone: +47 24073244

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.11.2013