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Public Tender Poole 2017

Arts University Bournemouth – Merchant Services.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Arts University Bournemouth
Contact point(s): Finance and Planning
For the attention of: Marianne Lewis
BH12 5HH Poole
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01202363318

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Arts University Bournemouth – Merchant Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 6b:
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Arts University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5HH.

NUTS code UKK21

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
This tender is for the provision of Merchant Services for processing, authorisation and settlement of the University’s debit and credit transactions via all payment channels including: customer present (Chip and PIN), customer not present (Mail Order / Telephone Order) and online (e-commerce). AUB is seeking to develop efficient and cost-effective merchant service agreements which will be capable of meeting future market and technological changes, and which will meet, and often exceed, user expectations. We are looking for a good relationship with an organisation which we can be confident will fulfil all current and future requirements.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66111000, 66133000, 66151000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 194 970 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Price. Weighting 40
2. Core service requirements. Weighting 20
3. Implementation process. Weighting 15
4. Capability of acquiring and reporting platform(s). Weighting 10
5. Relationship management. Weighting 10
6. Experience of the provider. Weighting 5
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 193-348154 of 6.10.2016

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: AUB/F&P/16-01 Lot title: For the provision of Merchant Services

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

GPUK LLP (t/a Global Payments)
51 De Montfort Street
LE1 7BB Leicester
United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 400 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 38 994 GBP
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of years: 5
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
All Tenders were received electronically – 2 bids received.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: