A THREE-YEAR SERVICE CONTRACT FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF DEBT COLLECTION AND ARREARS MANAGEMENT SERVICES


Closing Date: 17/09/2019
Time: 1000hrs

Tender offers are invited from debt collection and arrears management firms domiciled and registered in Botswana for the provision of debt collection and arrears management services for a period of three years.

Tender Number: BSB/ER/008/ 2019

The procuring department is Botswana Savings Bank’s Enterprise Risk Department.

Bidders who are to be considered for award of the contract should be appropriately licensed to trade and or supply the services tendered for, and in possession of requisite documentation to trade and or supply such services according to the laws of Botswana.


The physical address for collection of tender documents is:
Finance Department
Botswana Savings Bank Headquarters
Plot 53796, Kagiso Mall, Tshomarelo House, Floor Number 6
Gaborone

Documents may be collected during working hours between 0830hrs and 1530hrs with effect from 20th August 2019.

A non-refundable deposit of P300.00 payable by cash or bank guaranteed cheque made out in favour of the Botswana Savings Bank is required on collection of the tender documents. Payment may be made to the Bank teller at Botswana Savings Bank-Banking hall. Proof of payment will be required on collection of the tender document(s).

A two-envelope procedure will be followed. Bids must be submitted as follows;
This is where the technical proposal is prepared separately from the Financial Proposal. No financial information should be contained in the technical proposal or the technical proposal envelope. The Technical proposal should be marked with the word, “TECHNICAL” and the financial proposal marked with the word, “FINANCIAL” Original documents should be marked with the word “ORIGINAL” and all copies marked with the word “COPY”. The original technical proposal and all its copies should be placed in one envelope. The original financial proposal and all its copies is also placed in another separate envelope. The two envelopes are then sealed and placed in a bigger outer envelope also sealed. The tender Number, tender title and Name of bidder should appear on the proposals and the envelopes. Parts of each tender offer communicated on paper shall be submitted as one (1) original marked original, plus three (3) copies.


Withdrawal of bids
A bidder withdrawing his or her bid may submit a new bid in accordance with the bid submission instructions in the bidding documents. A notification to withdraw a bid shall be opened, read and recorded at the bid opening, in accordance with the guidelines.

A bidder wishing to withdraw his or her bid shall in writing notify the procuring entity of the withdrawal, and the withdrawal letter shall be authorised and submitted in the same way as the bid. In an envelope clearly marked withdrawal of tender for provision of debt collection and arrears management services to Botswana Savings Bank for three years.


Queries relating to the issue of these documents may be addressed in writing to Mr Johnson M at Tel +267 391 2555 fax No +267 395 2608 or mjohnson@bsb.bw copied to bmasuku@bsb.bw at least one (1) week before tender closing date


The closing time for receipt of tender documents is 1000hrs on 17th September, 2019.

Tender offers received after 1000hrs of the closing date and telegraphic, faxed or emailed submissions will not be accepted. Late tenders will be rejected and returned unopened to bidders.
Names and addresses of bidders should be reflected on the envelopes.

The physical address for tender submission is:
Botswana Savings Bank (BSB) Plot 53796, Tshomarelo House 6th Floor Tender Box, Kagiso Mall, P O Box 1150, Gaborone Botswana.

Tender documents not correctly packaged and labelled as indicated above will not be accepted.


The Botswana Savings Bank's Standardised Conditions of Tender apply to this procurement, for which all the applicable Tender Data is contained in the tender documents.

Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing, the Botswana Savings Bank is not bound to accept the lowest or any tender offer, nor incur/reimburse any stakeholders for expenses in relation to activities undertaken in response to this invitation to tender. Botswana Savings Bank reserves the right to disclose the reasons for any subsequent action and henceforth pledges to release information on subsequent actions in relation to this tender on discretionary basis.

REQUEST FOR PROVISION OF LEAD ARRANGER SERVICES FOR BSB FUND RAISING ACTIVITIES (BWP 1 BILLION BOND NOTE PROGRAMME)


Request For Proposal: BSB/RFP/001/FN/2019


1. Introduction

Botswana Savings Bank (BSB) is seeking to appoint a Lead Arranger for the purposes of coordinating fund raising activities, along with the associated credit work in raising a BWP1 Billion from in Domestic Capital Market. The purpose of this document is to give an overview of BSB, outline the BSB funding requirements, as well as outline the envisaged key responsibilities of the proposed Lead Arranger.


2. About BSB

Botswana Savings Bank (BSB) Botswana Savings Bank (BSB) is an autonomous financial institution established by an Act of Parliament in 1992 with a specific mandate of mobilizing the nation to save as well as providing inclusive financial services. The Bank is governed by an Independent Board of Directors which reports to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning and is supervised by the Central Bank. BSB is required to carry out its business according to sound commercial principles and in accordance with the Banking Act of 1995.

The Bank is a member of the World Savings Bank Institute - an association of Savings Banks represented in over 90 countries worldwide. To date, the bank is the largest State-owned deposit taking bank in Botswana with assets worth BWP2.6 billion.

BSB fulfils its mandate by the provision of savings products; debt financing, in the form of personal loans, mortgages and vehicle financing. The bank has a symbiotic partnership with Botswana Post leveraging off the nationwide network the post has; further driving the financial inclusion agenda; through co-branded strategic posts being bank service points. The bank currently has 2 branches in Gaborone and Francistown; leverages off a network of 131 post offices nationwide and maintains 7 ATM’s country wide and recently opened one in Kang.

Over the years, BSB has achieved significant socio-economic contribution through driving the financial inclusion agenda and currently has a loan portfolio amounting to BWP1.4billion.


3. Fund Raising

As part of the implementation of the current business strategy, fund raising plays a critical role in achieving our ambitions goal of growing loan book by close to 30% as well as execution of our Gemvas funding mandate which also has long dated instruments of up to 20 years, hence the requirement to seek funding that matches the funding profile.

To date, BSB has subordinated debt from The Government of Botswana amounting to BWP105 million maturing 2035 as well as equity investment of BWP20 million from the shareholder.


4. Required Services

For purposes of coordination amongst other factors, BSB is seeking to appoint a Lead Arranger to perform the following;
1. Coordinate the necessary due diligence processes.
2. Coordinate all the necessary credit reviews and appraisal processes.
3. Lead deal negotiations
4. Advisory role on transaction structure; timing and pricing
5. Coordinate all parties and necessary meetings
6. Prepare and assume custodianship of all transaction documents.

BSB will prefer to select a Lead Arranger who will;
• Be willing, capable and able to underwrite at least BWP150million of the first bond issuance. (Please provide a letter of commitment to that effect). • Be innovative, and propose a value adding solutions directly speaking to BSB$#39;s needs. • Demonstratable track record of successful DCM transactions.


5. Technical Requirements

- Demonstrate Technical expertise and capability
- Demonstrate experience relevant to the assignment
- Demonstrate project execution plan and Managerial organization


6. Invitation

You are invited to submit proposals for provision of Lead Arranger services for BSB under the BWP1 billion Bond Note Programme.


7. Eligibility:

- Should be registered with PPADB code 314: Finance Management Services: Sub code: 01- Finance Management
- Registered or licensed with Bank of Botswana
- Valid Tax Clearance certificate which will be verified online


8. Submissions:

Proposals should be addressed to:
Botswana Savings Bank
BSB Tshomarelo House
Plot 53796, Kagiso Mall.
Floor 6
Gaborone


And the physical address for proposal submission is : Botswana Savings Bank , Plot 53796, Kagiso Mall, Tshomarelo House 6th Floor Tender Box placed at the reception.

Proposals should be received not later than ……………………… 2019, 1000HRS (Gaborone Time).

Any request for clarification should be directed to Ms. T. Nwosu at tnwosu@bsb.bw (Head, Finance): 395 0055, with a copy to mjohnson@bsb.bw (Procurement Manager), 3950161./ P. Selome @ 365 0163.

DESIGN & SUPPLY OF BOTSWANA SAVINGS BANK CORPORATE WEAR


Closing Date: 06/08/2019
Time: 1000hrs

Tender offers are invited from entities domiciled and registered in Botswana for a supplies contract of Design & Supply of BSB Corporate Wear. To be eligible for award entities must be registered with PPADB under the codes as stated below.

Tender Number: BSB/BTC/HC 003 2019

PPADB Codes:Code:211 General Supplies Sub code: 04 (Clothing Apparel & Fabrics) and or Code: 213 General Manufacturers/Producers Subcode: 03 (Clothing & Fabrics) EDD Policy shall be applicable to this Tender

Compulsory Bid Clarification Meeting:
Location: Gaborone BSB Headquarters
Date: 18th July 2019
Time: 1000hrs
Physical address: BSB Tshomarelo House 4th Floor Boardroom, Plot 53796 Kagiso Mall.

Method of Procurement: Open Domestic Bidding P350.00

Tender Submission Physical Adrress:
BSB Tshomarelo House
Plot 53976 Kagiso Mall
6 Floor Reception
Tender Box


Documents may be collected during working hours between 0830hrs and 1530hrs with effect from 8th July 2019 after payment of a non-refundable deposit at BSB Banking Hall situated in ground floor at BSB Headquarters Plot 53796 Kagiso Mall BSB Tshomarelo House. Enquiries/queries related to this tender in writing shall be delivered to Tender Secretary by hand or faxed to 3952608 or e-mail mjohnson@bsb.bw copied to okeitseng@bsb.bw and pselome@bsb.bw on or before close of business seven (7) days before bid closing date . Late, telephonic, telegraphic, telex, facsimile or emailed tender offers will not be accepted. Visit http://www.bsb.bw/news&resources/tenders.php for more Info

SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF SERVERS TO BOTSWANA SAVINGS BANK


Closing Date: 25/07/2019
Time: 1000hrs

Tender offers are invited from entities domiciled in Botswana for various supply and services projects. To be eligible for consideration entities ought to be registered with PPADB under the relevant codes as stated below.

Tender Number: BSB/MTC/ICT& MIS 001 /2019

PPADB Codes:Code:203 Electronic and ICT Supplies Sub code(s):01 Electronic Equipment, spares and accessories (includes ICT, photographic equipment and others).

Compulsory Bid Clarification Meeting:
This tender shall not have clarification meeting

Method of Procurement: Open Domestic Bidding P150.00

Tender Submission Physical Adrress:
BSB Tshomarelo House
Plot 53976 Kagiso Mall
6 Floor Reception
Tender Box


Documents may be collected during working hours between 0900hrs and 1530hrs with effect from 24th June 2019 after payment of a non-refundable deposit at BSB Banking Hall situated in ground at BSB Headquarters Plot 53796 Kagiso Mall BSB Tshomarelo House.

Enquiries/queries related to this tender in writing shall be delivered to Tender Secretary by hand or faxed to 3952608 or e-mail mjohnson@bsb.bw copied to okeitseng@bsb.bw and pselome@bsb.bw on or before close of business on dates prescribed on each tender document . Late, telephonic, telegraphic, telex, facsimile or emailed tender offers will not be accepted.

A TWO-YEAR CONTRACT FOR PROVISION OF RETRENCHMENT INSURANCE COVER FOR BSB LOAN CUSTOMERS


Closing Date: 25/07/2019
Time: 1000hrs

Tender offers are invited from entities domiciled in Botswana for various supply and services projects. To be eligible for consideration entities ought to be registered with PPADB under the relevant codes as stated below.

Tender Number: BSB/ MTC/CP/004 2019-2021

PPADB Codes:Code: 127 Insurance & Pension Sub code 07: Life Insurance Services OR Sub code 08: Other insurance and Pension Services

Compulsory Bid Clarification Meeting:
Location: Gaborone BSB Headquarters
Date: 02 July 2019
Time: 1000hrs
Physical address:
BSB Tshomarelo House 4th Floor Boardroom, Plot 53796 Kagiso Mall.

Method of Procurement: Open Domestic Bidding P250.00

Tender Submission Physical Adrress:
BSB Tshomarelo House
Plot 53976 Kagiso Mall
6 Floor Reception
Tender Box


Documents may be collected during working hours between 0900hrs and 1530hrs with effect from 24th June 2019 after payment of a non-refundable deposit at BSB Banking Hall situated in ground at BSB Headquarters Plot 53796 Kagiso Mall BSB Tshomarelo House.

Enquiries/queries related to this tender in writing shall be delivered to Tender Secretary by hand or faxed to 3952608 or e-mail mjohnson@bsb.bw copied to okeitseng@bsb.bw and pselome@bsb.bw on or before close of business on dates prescribed on each tender document . Late, telephonic, telegraphic, telex, facsimile or emailed tender offers will not be accepted.