Treasury Advisory Consultancy Services Wiltshire
Aster Group is tendering the provision of its treasury advisor consultancy services and invites tenders from suitably qualified organisations.
United Kingdom-Devizes: Treasury services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Aster Group Limited
Sarsen Court, Horton Avenue, Cannings Hill
For the attention of: Treasury Administrator
SN10 2AZ Devizes
Telephone: +44 1202308664
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.aster.co.uk
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
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 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: South and South West of Englans, UK. NUTS code UKK.
NUTS code UKK
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)
The brief principally covers firms’ experience of advising and supporting the Group on:
— Treasury Management Policies;
— Presenting treasury information to the Treasury Committee and Boards;
— Proving Treasury market information;
— Bank financing and derivatives;
— Public Bond Financing/Private placements and sale and Leaseback;
— Maintenance of the Group’s own Credit rating;
— Business planning;
— Treasury systems;
— Treasury accounting.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Range: between 125 000 and 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: This is an initial 3 year contract with the option to have a further 2 extensions of 1 year, if satisfied and mutually agreed.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: Details of any conditions will be set out in the Tender Documents.
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: These are set out in the PQQ.
The information and formalities set out in Article 48 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 Public Contracts Regulation 2006. These requirements are set ou in the PQQ referred to in III.2.1) above, which can obtained from the address in Section I.1.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
These are set out in the PQQ.
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: These are set out in the PQQ, see section III.2 above.
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
Payable documents: no
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
All enquiries relating to the PQQ or the pre-qualification process generally shall also be made via email to the contact point in Section I.1. Requests for further information or clarification of the PQQ documentation or the pre-qualification process is 24.10.2014, must be received no later than 16:00 (BST) on 24.10.2014 . It will not be possible to respond to any enquiries received after that date and time.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to withdraw from this procurement procedure at any time without awarding a contract. Economic Operators shall be responsible for the costs and expenses they incur as a result of participating in this procurement process. The Authority and or its advisors shall not be liable for and will not pay any costs in respect of the preparation of any pre-qualification or subsequent tender submission of any applicant or bidder whether they are successful or unsuccessful. This shall equally apply in the event that the procurement process is postponed, cancelled or abandoned by the Contracting Authority at any stage and for whatever reason. Economic Operators shall be deemed to have unequivocally accepted this as a condition precedent to participation in this procurement process.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
See section VI.4.2 below
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: