Align: Best Outsourced IT Provider – Technology is playing a key role in the delivery of compliance within the world of hedge funds and managers are becoming more pro-active in understanding how technology can help them meet these challenges.
Technology & software solutions
AlternativeSoft Analytical Investment Solutions: Best Risk Management Software – As the industry witnesses fading differentiations between long-only, private equity and hedge funds, investors are starting to purchase software and databases which combine all these investment types – long only, private equity and hedge funds. In this environment, the combination of quality client service, free training and customisable fact sheets coupled with ease of use and an attractive interface has seen AlternativeSoft go from strength to strength. The quantitative analytics software firm has seen its revenues increase organically by more than 30 per cent in last 2 years and has opened a New York office as testament to its growing success.
SS&C Advent: Best Managed Accounts Software Provider – As investment in alternative assets continues to rise, asset managers’ needs for technology, hosting and services are also increasing. The alternative investment arena requires specialist skills, and as the regulatory pressure for transparency and accountability intensifies, asset managers are driven to evidence their value-add while also keeping a lid on cost.
BTON Financial, an independent outsourced dealing desk for asset managers and genesis, the Low Code Application Platform for Capital Markets, are partnering to automate trading workflows.
The Interactive Brokers Group has become one of the first brokerage companies to commit to in-depth monitoring of securities globally, following its deployment of the SIX Sanctioned Securities Monitoring Service (SSMS).
Insightful Technology has launched Audio Assure, a product that enables fully-automated agnostic voice infrastructure monitoring, integrity checking and line utilisation, including features for recorder availability, line quality monitoring and CDR reconciliation.
LCH EquityClear has implemented a new LSEG Technology post trade clearing platform.
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has successfully completed the 100 per cent acquisition of UK based software company, KB Tech Ltd (KB Tech).
Investment management solutions provider SimCorp has launched a new managed data services for the buy-side.
EOSE, a provider of outsourced market data solutions, is to support the distribution of BMLL’s Derived Data offering.