Rewarding Excellence in the Asia Hedge Fund Industry
In a fast-moving environment where firms are increasingly leaning on their service providers for support, it is important to recognize and reward those companies that are leading the way in terms of product and service development and delivery, making them integral to ensuring the hedge fund industry operates smoothly.
The HFM Asia Services Awards 2020 showcased greatness and rewarded excellence within the Asia hedge fund services community.
Prime brokers, admins, technology providers, lawyers, and other vendors were be celebrated for their exceptional innovation, customer service, and business performance over the past 12 months.
The winners were chosen by an independent judging panel of COOs, CFOs, CTOs, and other executives at leading Asia hedge funds.
Best administrator - under $30bn single manager Circle Partners Highly commended: BNP Paribas Securities Services
Best administrator - over $30bn single manager SS&C Technologies
Best administrator – small managers Ayasa Globo Financial Services Limited
Best administrator - client service BNP Paribas Securities Services Highly commended: BNY Mellon
Best administrator - innovation Apex Group
Best administrator – specialist structures Citco
Best advisory firm – regulation and compliance Deacons
Best advisory firm – tax EY
Best audit services EY
Outsourced Middle Office and Shadow Accounting Citco
Best valuations firm Houlihan Lokey
Best cloud tech provider Eze Castle Integration
Best tech infrastructure provider Symphony Communications
Best technology firm - client service RFA
Best managed service provider Bare Cove Technology
Best fund accounting and reporting software SS&C Eze
Best cyber-security service Eze Castle Integration
Best portfolio management software Linedata Highly commended: TORA
Best risk management technology provider Enfusion
Best hedge fund custodian State Street
Best hedge fund platform OP Investment Management
Best offshore law firm Maples Group
Best onshore law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Highly commended: Sidley Austin LLP