Treasury and Leasing Advisory Services

Treasury and Leasing Advisory Services

Lot (1) for the provision of Leasing Advisory Services where Advisors will be required to provide specialist skills, advice and resources to assist the Treasury Section on Leasing and Technical Matters, within prescribed regulatory and accounting frameworks.

Provision of Treasury and/or Leasing Advisory Services
CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

 


The City of Edinburgh Council

Commercial and Procurement Services, Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street,

Edinburgh

EH8 8BG

UK

Matthew McCafferty

+44 1314693812
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Provision of Treasury and/or Leasing Advisory Services

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Lot (1) for the provision of Leasing Advisory Services where Advisors will be required to provide specialist skills, advice and resources to assist the Treasury Section on Leasing and Technical Matters, within prescribed regulatory and accounting frameworks.

Lot (2) for the provision of Treasury Advisory Services where Advisors will be required to provide specialist skills, advice and resources to assist the Treasury Section on Treasury Management Policy and Strategy, Debt Management, Investment, Leasing and Technical Matters, within prescribed regulatory and accounting frameworks.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=319523.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

   
  201000   Accountancy
  201200   Banking
  201600   Insurance
  209999   other Financial Services

   
  160   Edinburgh & Lothians

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Bidders may tender for either (or both) Lots as detailed within the Tender documentation

 

The contract will be for an initial period of two years with the Council having the sole option to extend for up to a further two periods of 12 months each

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Lot 2 only: Treasury Advisors

It is a mandatory requirement that Tenderers must be authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority or equivalent European Union regulatory body

 

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

CT3584

4.3

Time Limits

 

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 30-09-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    01-10-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 20-10-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Lot(1) Leasing Advisors

To provide external professional independent specialist skills ,resource and advice on areas such as (but not limited to)

-All leasing and related technical matters

-Tender documentation and option appraisal reports supplied

-Negotiation on lease extensions and end of lease recharges

-Analysis and calculation of the embedded finance leases values within Council contracts for financial year end

 

Lot(2)- Treasury Advisors

To provide external professional independent specialist skills ,resource and advice on areas such as (but not limited to)

-Treasury Management Policy and Strategy ,Debt Management and CounterParty Issues,Investment and technical matters ,member training within prescribed regulatory and accounting frameworks .

-Provide access to Credit ratings including real time movements

-Updates to accounting practices and relevant codes of practice

-Supply of template documentation ,Fair value calculations for year end accounts

-Wide variety of treasury related training courses and workshops within the overall pricing package

 

(SC Ref:319523)

5.2

Additional Documentation

 

  Instructions to Tenderers FINAL
  Specification FINAL
  Tenderer’s Submission FINAL
  Pricing Schedule FINAL
  Terms and Conditions FINAL
  Appendix 1 Treasury Strategy 2014 – 2015 FINAL
  Appendix 2 PWLB and Market Debt Outstanding 31 03 2014 FINAL
  Appendix 3 Cash fund Performance 01 04 2007 to 31 07 2014 FINAL
  Appendix 4 Cash Fund Investment Report Q2 2014 FINAL

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 12-09-2014