Foreign economic-aid-related services

06 dec

Number: 4432852

Country: United Kingdom

Source: TED


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06-12-2017

Description


  1. Section I
    1. Name and addresses
      InfraCo Africa Limited
      The Dutch House, 4th Floor, 307-308 High Holborn
      London
      WC1V 7LL
      United Kingdom
      Telephone: +44 2035975400
      E-mail: procurement@infracoafrica.com
    2. Type of the contracting authority:
      Other type: InfraCo Africa is a Limited Company that is funded through the Private Infrastructure Development Group Trust.
    3. Main activity:
      Other activity: InfraCo Africa provides expertise and risk capital for early stage infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa
  2. Section II
    1. Scope of the procurement:
      1. Title:

        Developer Services.


      2. Main CPV code:
        75211200, 71311300
      3. Type of contract:
        Services
      4. Short description:

        InfraCo Africa is choosing to follow a procurement process based on the Competitive Procedure with Negotiation for award of a public contract, as set out within the UK Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

        InfraCo Africa seeks to alleviate poverty by mobilising investment into sub-Saharan infrastructure projects: it does this by funding teams of experienced project developers or by investing directly into projects which need the financial commitment and leverage that InfraCo Africa can bring. InfraCo Africa is now looking to extend its reach and pipeline of projects.

        InfraCo Africa will procure up to 2 developers, to provide Developer Services on projects where InfraCo Africa"s local partner does not have the resource or experience to act as the lead developer. Developers will be expected to undertake the activities necessary to originate and progress an infrastructure project from concept to bankable investment opportunity. Please refer to the Procurement Documents.


      5. Information about lots:
        This contract is divided into lots: no
      6. Total value of the procurement:
        Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 USD
    2. Description
      1. Title:
      2. Additional CPV code(s):
        71311300
      3. Place of performance:
        Main site or place of performance:

        InfraCo Africa is headquartered in the United Kingdom, but undertakes projects in sub-Saharan Africa.

        It is expected that work will be undertaken outside of the United Kingdom.


      4. Description of the procurement:

        InfraCo Africa seeks to alleviate poverty by mobilising investment into sub-Saharan infrastructure projects: it does this by funding teams of experienced project developers or by investing directly into projects which need the financial commitment and leverage that InfraCo Africa can bring. InfraCo Africa is now looking to extend its reach and pipeline of projects.

        InfraCo Africa has launched this Procurement Exercise to award up to 2 developer services contracts. Each contract will allocate up to USD 15 000 000 to each successful applicant, to cover third party project costs and developer time on approved projects, over a 4 year period (with possible extensions as set out in the Procurement Documents).

        InfraCo Africa will procure developer services on projects where InfraCo Africa"s local partner does not have the resource or experience to act as the lead developer. Developers will be expected to undertake the activities necessary to originate and progress an infrastructure project from concept to bankable investment opportunity as set out in the Procurement Documents.

        InfraCo Africa is choosing to follow a procurement process based on the Competitive Procedure with Negotiation for award of a public contract, as set out within the UK Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Please refer to the Procurement Documents for further details.

        Following evaluation of Applicants’ Initial Tenders by InfraCo Africa, InfraCo Africa may either award the Contract to the Applicants offering the most economically advantageous tender at that stage.

        Without entering into negotiations, or choose to negotiate in accordance with the UK Procurement Guidelines and procedure set out in the Procurement Documents.

        The information relating to the nature and scope of the services to be provided under the developer services contract(s) and indication of InfraCo Africa"s minimum needs and requirements are set out in the Procurement Documents.

        The maximum value of this Procurement Exercise as set out in this notice is the combined value of up to USD 30 000 000, if InfraCo Africa choose to award 2 developer service contracts. For the avoidance of doubt, if only 1 developer service contract is awarded, the maximum value of a contract will be up to USD 15 000 000.


      5. Award criteria:
        Quality criterion - Name: Evaluation Approach / Weighting: Maximum Score 60
        Cost criterion - Weighting: Maximum Score 40
      6. Information about options:
        Options: yesDescription of options:

        The contract will include an option to extend up to 3 times for a period of 24 months each time, solely at InfraCo Africa"s discretion.


      7. Information about European Union funds:
        The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
      8. Additional information:

        Please ensure you read all Procurement Documents issued with this notice to fully understand all requirements.


  3. Section IV
    1. Description:
      1. Type of procedure:
        Competitive procedure with negotiation
      2. Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system:
      3. Information about electronic auction:
      4. Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
        The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
    2. Administrative information:
      1. Previous publication concerning this procedure:
        Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 226-411718
      2. Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system:
      3. Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice:
  4. Section V
    1. Contract No: 2016/s 226-411718
      Lot No: 1
      Title:

      Developer Services


    2. Award of contract
      1. Date of conclusion of the contract: 2017-11-02
      2. Information about tenders:
        Number of tenders received: 7
        Number of tenders received from SMEs: 7
        Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 2
        Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 5
        Number of tenders received by electronic means: 7
        The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
      3. Name and address of the contractor:
        Access Power
        168748
        3001, BB1 Tower, Mayaza Business Avenue, Jumeirah Lake Towers
        Dubai
        United Arab Emirates
        Telephone: +971 4539508
        E-mail: info@access-power.com
        The contractor is an SME: yes
      4. Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT):
        Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 15 000 000.00 USD
        Total value of the contract/lot: 15 000 000.00 USD
      5. Information about subcontracting:

        Contract No: 2016/s 226-411718
        Lot No: 2
        Title:

        Developer Services


      6. Award of contract
        1. Date of conclusion of the contract: 2017-11-02
        2. Information about tenders:
          Number of tenders received: 7
          Number of tenders received from SMEs: 7
          Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 2
          Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 5
          Number of tenders received by electronic means: 7
          The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
        3. Name and address of the contractor:
          CPCS Transcom
          330029-3
          72 Chamberlain Avenue
          Ottawa
          K1S 1V9
          Canada
          Telephone: +1 6132372500
          E-mail: acharbonneau@cpcs.ca
          The contractor is an SME: yes
        4. Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT):
          Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 15 000 000.00 USD
          Total value of the contract/lot: 15 000 000.00 USD
        5. Information about subcontracting:

    3. Section VI
      1. Additional information

        Please ensure you read all Procurement Documents issued with this notice to fully understand all requirements.


      2. Procedures for review
        1. Review body
          InfraCo Africa
          307-308 High Holborn
          London
          WC1V 7LL
          United Kingdom
          Telephone: +44 2035975400
          E-mail: procurement@infracoafrica.com
        2. Body responsible for mediation procedures

        3. Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

          Not Applicable.



      3. Date of dispatch of this notice
        2017-12-01