Tender description

The Development Bank of Wales PLC (“DBW”) proposes to establish a new Wales Micro Loan Fund, from which 2 000 000 GBP will be allocated to a Social Enterprises sub-fund (the “Social Enterprise Sub-Fund”). DBW is seeking to appoint up to three (3) service providers to identify and evaluate investment opportunities, to make recommendations on investments in suitable social enterprises and to monitor the portfolio of such investments on behalf of the fund holder of the Social Enterprise Sub-Fund on a fully-discretionary basis.

Further information can be obtained from the invitation to tender guidance document.

The deadline for responses is Friday 12.4.2019.

Legal, economic, financial and technical information

Contract performance conditions
For DBW's specific requirements, please see the information contained within the ITT and related documents, copies of which can be accessed in accordance with the instructions in Sections II.1.4) and VI.3).
List and brief description of conditions
For DBW's specific requirements, please see the information contained within the ITT and related documents, copies of which can be accessed in accordance with the instructions in II.1.4) and VI.3).
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract
YES
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES

Procedure

Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
EN
Type of contest
Open
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement
Yes
Conditions for opening of tenders

2019-04-12

13:00

The tender is being run through the etenderwales system.

Local time
13:00
Date
2019-04-12

Complementary information

Date of dispatch of this notice
2019-03-13
Review body

Development Bank of Wales plc

Development Bank of Wales, 1 Capital Quarter, Tyndall Street

Cardiff

CF10 4BZ

+44 2920338100

[email protected]

+44 2920338101

www.financewales.co.uk

Additional information

The Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation can be accessed via https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— the first person from your Organisation to use the platform will be required to register on behalf of the organisation,

— registration involves accepting a user agreement, and providing basic information about your organisation and about the user performing the registration,

— the user who performs the registration becomes the super user for the organisation,

— on registering on the platform the super user will select a username and will receive a password,

— the password will be sent by email to the email address that was specified in the user details section of the registration page,

— in order to login to the platform please enter your username and password,

— Note: if you forget your password then visit the homepage and click “Forgot your password?”

— registration should only be performed once for each organisation,

— if you think that someone in your organisation may have already registered on this platform then you must not register again,

— please contact the person who registered (i.e. the super user) in order to arrange access to the Platform,

— contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the super user (for example if they have left your organisation).

How to find the ITT:

— once logged in you must click on “ITTs Open to all Suppliers”,

— the etender references for this framework are:

Project_41395 Management services to deliver social enterprise lending in Wales.

Mandatory ITT:

A tender response which is compliant with the requirements of the ITT must be submitted by all tenderers:

Project_41395- Click on the title to access summary details of the ITT. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the “Express an Interest button”.

This will move the ITT from the “Open to all Suppliers” area to the “My ITT's” on the home page.

You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the “Attachments” area.

If you have any queries regarding the requirements please message using the e-tenderwales message portal. If you are seeking help on using the etenderwales system please email the bravo solutions

Helpdesk at [email protected] or 08003684852.

If you require the documentation in an alternative format, please use the “Messages” area to contact the buyer directly, who will be able to provide a more suitable format. For example, Braille, Large Print, Word Document or Audio format.

Neither the Welsh Ministers, DBW nor any of their agents or advisors will be responsible for, or liable for, any costs and expenses incurred by organisations participating in the procurement process and responding to the itt. DBW reserves the right at any time without notice and without liability to any bidder to:

(i) withdraw from and/or abandon and/or defer the procurement process; and

(ii) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process.

Note: The Authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=90464

(WA Ref:90464)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

This is a recurrent procurement
No Main CPV code 66100000

Bidding information

Bidding deadline

12 Apr 2019

23 days remaining

Total estimated value

GBP 200,000

Locations

United Kingdom, Cardiff

LOTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TENDER

Value

GBP 200,000

A full description of the services can be obtained from the invitation to tender guidance document.

Main site or place of performance

Wales.

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