Design & Bid

the ins and outs of designing and tendering a PPP contract

This section of the PPP cycle walks through the stages of designing a project and taking it to market, including:

  • understanding and allocating risks
  • engaging with key stakholders
  • understanding and managing environmental and social risks
  • designing the PPP contract, including the performance and payment mechanisms
  • sheparding the project through the tender, including marketing to investors, pre-qualifying bidders, issuing the request for proposals and evaluation
  • reaching financial closure with the private party

The four stages and sub-stages of a typical PPP project, with emphasis on design and bid step.

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    • 2014
    • Asian Development Bank (ADB), World Bank Group (WBG), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), PPIAF

    PPP Design and Bid

    PPP Reference Guide

    Sections 3.3 to 3.6 of the PPP Reference Guide cover all the aspects of designing and bidding a PPP project. These include: 3.3 - Structuring PPP projects, including identifying, allocating and translating risks 3.4 - Designing PPP contracts, including performance requirements, payment mechanisms, adjustment mechanisms, dispute resolution procedures, and termination provisions. 3.5 - Managing PPP transactions, including prequalification and bidding. 3.6 - Dealing with unsolicited proposals.  The PPP Reference Guide presents a global overview of the diversity of approaches and experiences in the implementation of PPPs, providing an entry point to the substantial body of knowledge on PPPs that has been built up by...

    • 2014
    • Asian Development Bank (ADB), World Bank Group (WBG), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), PPIAF

    Diseno y Licitacion

    Asociationes Publico-Privadas: Guia de Referencia Version 2.0

    • 2016
    • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

    E-Learning Series on Public-Private Partnerships

    The ESCAP E-Learning series on PPPs consists of six modules that cover major areas related to PPPs, the E-Learning series contains essential knowledge for government officials considering to go down the PPP path and constitutes an ideal introduction to more advanced courses. The fourth module presents the main types of risk in a PPP project and gives some guidelines in terms of risk allocation. The key questions addressed in this module are: What are the risks to consider, and how are these risks best allocated among partners? The fifth module provides an overview of the PPP project cycle. It starts by looking at how suitable projects for PPP implementation can be identified, before reviewing the preparation required for the development...

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