Notification of the SEC's Intent to Award a Single Source Purchase Order for Equities Risk Factor Model data subscription
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) intends to award a fixed-price purchase order on a single source basis to Barra, LLC for a fundamentals-based risk model subscription, including historical data sufficient for calculating. The Contracting Officer has determined that Barra, LLC is the only source that can reasonably meet the SEC's requirement in accordance with FAR Part 13.106-1(b). Barra, LLC is the only known source that can meet all of the SEC s data and formatting specifications for this requirement.
The period of performance for the purchase order is anticipated to be a Base Period of 12-months. The total value of the order shall be below the Simplified Acquisition Threshold.
The SEC intends to award a purchase order to Barra, LLC on or about April 25, 2023. This notice is not a competitive request for proposals. A competitive solicitation will not be issued. However, the government will give consideration to interested parties that identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement or submit proposals by the response date of this notice.