Background Due Diligence Services for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in South Asia

  • ISSUE DATE AND TIME: Nov 22,2019 23:04
  • CLOSING DATE AND TIME: Dec 13,2019 17:00

Closing Date and Time: December 13, 2019 @ 5 PM Washington DC Time

The International Finance Corporation (the IFC) invites expression of interest from firms for the receipt of a solicitation for providing Background Due Diligence Services for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in South Asia at its country office in Delhi for South Asia (including India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.


The Contractor shall conduct background diligence services on corporates and related individuals to enable IFC to assess if an association with the concerned corporates and/ or related individuals could present any risks. These corporates should have at least one place of business (current or proposed) within the South Asia region consisting of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Each ‘assignment’ shall consist of background diligence services on a target corporate and related individual or possibly corporates, or else an individual person or persons with connections to corporate entities.


1.1 Offeror must have expertise in providing diligence services.

1.2 Offeror should have been in business for at least five (5) years providing global background diligence services on corporates and individuals.

1.3 There may be additional mandatory criteria. They, if any, will be provided as part of the RFP package.

Firms meeting the above mandatory criteria may request a solicitation package.

The solicitation may be obtained by sending an email to the designated Corporate Procurement Officer, referencing the following information:

1.    Solicitation Number                                                       

2.    Company Name

3.    Contact Person Name and Title

4.    Address

5.    Telephone Number

6.    Fax Number

7.    Contact's Email Address

A copy of the solicitation will be sent to organizations that have replied to this advertisement and are eligible to receive the solicitation. All requests and questions regarding this solicitation shall be directed to the following designated Corporate Procurement Officer(s):

Anuradha Gollur, Email ID:

Subject to the exceptions of the respective information disclosure policies, for any contract award valued at and over US$250,000 made after July 1, 2013, the World Bank Group reserves the right to publicly disclose contract award information – specifically, the name of vendor receiving the award, a brief description of the contract goods or services, and the contract award amount. Vendor's proposal and contractual documents will remain confidential and therefore not subject to disclosure. 

The World Bank reserves the right to reject any or all responses without recourse.