- About the Business Development Bank of Canada
Business Development Bank of Canada (“BDC”) is the only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. It promotes Canadian entrepreneurship with a focus on small and medium-sized businesses. With more than 120 business centres from coast to coast, BDC provides businesses in all industries with financing and advisory services. Its investment arm, BDC Capital, offers equity, venture capital and flexible growth and transition capital solutions. BDC is also the first financial institution in Canada to receive B Corp certification. More information can be found at bdc.ca
BDC’s head office is located at 5, Place Ville-Marie, Montreal (Quebec), H3B 5E7.
- Purpose of this Notice
BDC, as per Chapter Five of the Canadian Free-Trade Agreement (“CFTA”), and Chapter 19 of the Canada-European Union (“EU”) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”) is announcing that it is undertaking a procurement process
for prequalified vendors for the following services:
Review of the “Enterprise Wide Stress Testing” model
Vendors prequalified further to the request for qualification process dated October 19, 2018 (Tender Notice for Prequalification Risk Model Validation Services – reference number 0000132927) will receive detailed tender documentation by email. They may submit their response in French or in English, at their discretion.
At the end of the selection process, BDC will negotiate with one or some prequalified vendors with the view of concluding an agreement for the provision of the services. The contemplated duration of the agreement is starting on May 10th, 2021 and until the completion of the services.
- Main Contacts
The person designated below is BDC’s main contact during the procurement process (“BDC Main Contact”), which includes, if any, contractual negotiations. No other individual within BDC team has the authority to respond to vendors unless indicated otherwise by BDC Main Contact.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contacting any other BDC employee or any organization associated with BDC regarding this procurement process may result in the disqualification of the vendor.
- Governing Laws
This procurement process is governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws in effect in the Province of Quebec. The parties confirm that it is their wish that this Document, as well as all other documents relating to this procurement process, including all notices, have been and will be drawn up in the English language only. Les parties aux présentes confirment leur volonté que ce Document, de même que tous les autres documents afférents à ce processus d’approvisionnement, y compris tout avis, soient rédigés en langue anglaise.