Two bids for the provision of consultancy services in the process of privatization and recapitalization of Hrvatska poštanska banka d.d.

29 October 2012

Two bids for the provision of consultancy services in the process of privatization and recapitalization of Hrvatska poštanska banka d.d.

There was a public bid opening held today in the premises of the Ministry of Finance. This bid opening was a part of the open procedure for the public procurement of consultancy services in the process of privatization and recapitalization of Hrvatska poštanska banka d.d.

Before the final deadline for the delivery of bids, which expired today at 12:00, two bids were received in a way and in accordance with the terms and requirements set out in the Tender documentation.  

The bids were offered by the following groups of bidders: 
1. CONFIDA-REVIZIJA d.o.o, Zagreb, Croatia, CONFIDA Klagenfurt, Austria, Schonherr Rechtsanwalte GmbH, Vienna, Austria and CD Invest Consult GmbH, Vienna, Austria – the price of the bid: HRK 8,337,560.00 (HRK 10,421,950.00 including VAT);
2. BDO Croatia d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia and Lagerkvist & Partners, Stockholm, Sweden – the price of the bid: HRK 12,080,000.00 (HRK 15,100,000.00 including VAT).  

We would like to note that the selection criterion to be applied within this procedure is “the economically most favourable bid”. In addition, along with the price of the bid, the following elements will also be evaluated: specific experience of the bidder, adequacy of the privatization plan and methodology and of qualifications and competences of the staff envisaged to work on this project. 

Following the review and assessment of the received bids, the Ministry of Finance will, pursuant to the provisions of the Tender documentation and of the Public Procurement Act in force, make a decision on the selection or a decision on the annulment, not later than 30 days after the day of the public bid opening.