Norway-Oslo: Brokerage and related securities and commodities services

Type of document: Invitation to tender
Country: Norway
OJEU Ref: (2019/S 222-545863/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Regulation of procurement: European Economic Area (EEA) – with participation by GPA countries
Type of bid required: Global bid

Contract notice

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: Norges Bank (avd. Norges Bank Investment Management)
National registration number: 937884117
Postal address: Postboks 1179 Sentrum
Town: Oslo
Postal code: 0107
Country: Norway
Contact Person: Michelle von der Fehr
Telephone: +47 24073963
Internet address(es):
Main address:

I.3) Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted.Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from:
the above mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted:
electronically via:
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Sentralbanken
I.5) Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Procurement of Assistance with Carrying out a Security Assessment of the Property and Infrastructure Portfolio in SPU.
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 66130000
II.1.3) Type of contract: Services
II.1.4) Short Description: Procurement of assistance with carrying out a security assessment of the property and infrastructure portfolio in SPU.
The aim of the procurement is to award a non-exclusive parallel framework agreement to a minimum of two (2) and up to five (5) tenderers. The contract will be valid for two (2) years, with an option to extend for one (1) year at a time up to a maximum total of four (4) years.
See the description in the tender documentation for further details.
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II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 3500000.00 Currency: NOK
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
66140000, 79412000, 79111000, 66120000, 71313410, 90711100, 66170000, 66150000

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code: FR101, UKI
Main site or place of performance:London, Paris, New York.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) will enter into a framework agreement with tenderers who can assist with security assessments of the property and infrastructure portfolio in SPU. NBIM would like to enter into a framework agreement with a minimum of two (2) and up to five (5) tenderers.
NBIM has established processes for mapping the security level in unquoted property and infrastructure investments. The aim is to ensure that investments with a high security risk are identified, assessed and dealt with in accordance with NBIM’s framework for risk management. The tenderers will assist NBIM with the process for security assessments of NBIM’s unquoted property and infrastructure investments. The services will include a value assessment of the investment, a threat assessment of the location, and a vulnerability assessment of the investment.
The contract will be validated for two (2) years, with an option to extend for one (1) year at a time up to a maximum of four (4) years. The estimated contract value is 2 000 000 NOK -3 500 000 NOK. This is only an estimate and the value can, therefore, deviate from the estimate.
See the tender documentation for further details.
II.2.5) Award criteria

II.2.6) Estimated value:
Value excluding VAT: 3500000.00 Currency: NOK
II.2.7) Duration of the contract,framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewalyes Description of renewals:The contract will be valid for two (2) years, with an option to extend for one (1) year at a time up to a maximum total of four (4) years.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: NBIM will choose the best qualified tenderers for qualification requirement 3 (technical and professional experience).
See the tender documentation for further details.

II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11) Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:no
II.2.14) Additional information: The tender documentation will be issued after a correctly signed NDA is received. The NDA shall not be changed without prior approval.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity,including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:1) Requirement: tenderers must be a legally established company, partnership, or other suitable business structure, which is organised in accordance with the legislation in the country where they operate.
Documentation requirement: company registration certificate from the register of business enterprises, professional register or a trade register in the country where the tenderer is established.
2) Requirement for Norwegian companies only: tenderers must practice their business in accordance with Norwegian laws and regulations on payment and reports on tax and duties.
Documentation requirement: tax certificate, not older than 6 months calculated from the deadline for submitting a tender in the contest.
Further details, including the documentation requirements and the ESPD form, are in the RFP document.
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability:
List and brief description of selection criteria: 3) Requirement: tenderers must have experience from similar assignments.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:An overview of the most important services the tenderer has provided in the last 3 years, together with information on the contract value, date of delivery and execution, and the name of the recipient.

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description
IV.1.1) Type of procedure:
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.4) Information about the reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.5) Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiationsIV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 2019-12-20 Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 2020-01-10
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:EN
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tender must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until:2020-01-31

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence:
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: Klagenemnda for offentlige anskaffelser
Town: Bergen
Country: Norway
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:2019-11-14


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