Request for Proposals

Deloitte

Details / requirements:

December 8, 2023

Subject: Request for Proposals # TC-TA-008

Reference: Improving Access to Finance to SMEs through Banks and Private Equity / Venture Funds

Dear Sir or Madam,

Deloitte Consulting Overseas Projects, LLC (hereinafter referred to as “DCOP”) on behalf of the USAID Trade and Competitiveness Activity is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to facilitate improving Access to Finance to SMEs through banks / Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds.

The attached RFP contains all the necessary information for interested Bidders.

USAID Trade and Competitiveness will be creating a roster of qualified consultant firms to facilitate in improving Access to Finance to SMEs accessing loan/ private capital from the USAID Trade and Competitiveness’s partner banks and private equity /venture capital investors. The definitive agreement on operational reporting lines and any amendment to the scope of work on case to case basis as per the need of the private sector firm accessing financing, will be reached during the contract negotiations. DCOP realizes that Bidders may have additional questions after reading this RFP. Interested Bidders can submit their questions to the Procurement Unit according to the instructions in the RFP. If necessary, the DCOP will provide answers to all relevant questions received in an amendment that will be emailed directly to all interested Bidders who registered with the Procurement Unit at info@tc-udhyamnepal.com before the deadline for questions, and to those bidders who submitted relevant questions.

This RFP shall not obligate DCOP, in any manner whatsoever, to enter into a contract or result in any claim whatsoever against DCOP, for reimbursement of costs for any proposal efforts expended by bidders’ response to this RFP.

Sincerely,

Procurement Unit

USAID Trade and Competitiveness

Deloitte Consulting Overseas Projects, LLC

Introductions to the Bidders

Introduction

Deloitte Consulting Overseas, LLC (hereinafter referred to as “DCOP”) on behalf of USAID Trade and Competitiveness, is soliciting offers from firms to submit proposals to carry out work to facilitate improving Access to Finance to SMEs to obtain debt/equity from Banks and Private Equity / Venture Capital

USAID Trade and Competitiveness is a five-year Activity to increase Nepali private sector participation in targeted global value chains by making them competitive, resilient, and sustainable. The Activity will chart a new growth path for private companies by supporting them to capitalize on global opportunities – targeting quality and high value exports (of products and services). It aims to foster sustainable growth, in selected value chains, by incentivizing actors (both private and public) through investments, innovations, employment, and a business enabling environment to expand their integration into the global market. The Activity is working to achieve the goal through the following objectives:

  • To increase access to market-based financial and non-financial services.
  • To increase productivity in sectors with high growth and employment potential; and
  • To improve the investment climate and business enabling environment, for targeted sectors.

Deloitte Consulting Overseas, LLC will issue an award to an individual or firm. This will be a firm fixed priced award upon successful completion of deliverables stated in Section II – Statement of Work.

This RFP shall not obligate DCOP, in any manner whatsoever, to enter into a contract or result in any claim whatsoever against DCOP, for reimbursement of costs for any proposal efforts expended by bidders’ response to this RFP.

Unless otherwise stated, the periods named in the RFP shall be consecutive calendar days.

Click on the link below to download the detailed RFP:

https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1J-6oCE_Jx8yET01kY9VJQkNIrsmAWzm_

Offer Deadline

Bidders shall submit their offers electronically only by no later than 5 pm NPT on January 8 2024, at the following address:

Procurement Unit: info@tc-udhyamnepal.com

Bidders are responsible for ensuring that their offers are received in accordance with the instructions stated herein. Late offers may be considered at the discretion of Deloitte Consulting Overseas Project, LLC, and cannot guarantee that late offers will be considered.

Instructions for Submission

Bidders must submit the proposal electronically compatible with MS Word, MS Excel, or Adobe Portable Document (PDF) format. Those pages requiring original manual signatures should be scanned and sent in PDF format as an email attachment.

The technical proposal and cost proposal must be kept separate from each other. Technical proposals must not make reference to pricing data in order that the technical evaluation may be made strictly on the basis of technical merit.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project, Expression of Interests, Tender Notice, Bid
Position Type Contract
Experience Please check details below.
Education Please check details below.
Posted Date 08 Dec, 2023
Apply Before 08 Jan, 2024
City Kathmandu