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Brian Desmond, Horseshoe

Leading the way with integrated solutions

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 15:06

Horseshoe: Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator – As the pace of change accelerates, operational excellence, customisation and innovation becomes critical. In view of this, Horseshoe is focused on growing its brand in the fund administration industry by launching services to help clients streamline their processes and improve their efficiency. »

Jill Calton, UMB Fund Services

Superior client experience through tech investment

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 15:03

UMB Fund Services: Best Hedge Fund Administrator – A top priority for UMB Fund Services is the client experience. One of the essential building blocks is a considerable investment in technology which helps ensure UMB’s clients have at their disposal a wide range of tools to support their own product offering to investors. »

Eddie Russo, SS&C Advent

Transparent accurate reporting is vital

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 15:00

SS&C Advent: Best Managed Account Platform Technology Firm – Alternative managed accounts have become increasingly popular with institutional investors over the past decade, and Geneva is among the first platforms that enabled fund managers and administrators to service this market at scale. »

Mike Hutner, SS&C Eze

Re-imagining the investment process

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 14:57

SS&C Eze: Best Front to Back Technology Firm – Joining SS&C Technologies in October 2018 has helped Eze Software get closer to its goal of bringing together different parts of the financial ecosystem in efficient and effective ways. Being part of a larger entity has helped Eze extend its knowledge of project management best practices and apply them to help customers tailor and optimise their operations.  »

Nick Tsafos, EisnerAmper

EisnerAmper wins award for third straight year

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 14:53

EisnerAmper: Best Accounting Firm – EisnerAmper LLP is among one of the nation’s largest accounting firms, with a dedicated and well-established Financial Services Practice that provides audit, tax, and advisory services. Our Financial Services Practice, comprised of the Asset Management and Capital Markets Groups, is the largest industry group within EisnerAmper servicing more than 2,500 financial services clients. »

Robin Bedford, Opus

Opus hones in on firm growth and innovation

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 14:49

Opus Fund Services: Best Hedgefund Administrator for Start-Up and Emerging Funds – Championing growth and development both internally and externally, Opus is making big moves to close out 2019 and head into the coming year with vigour.  »

Shankar Iyer, Viteos

Innovation in IBOR - Ops2Tech

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 14:08

Viteos: Best Shadow Accounting Firm – The investment book of record (IBOR) a crucial component for a hedge fund manager, is facing a number of challenges as managers search for alpha. Shankar Iyer (pictured), chief solutions officer at Viteos, explains how innovation is helping hedge funds alleviate some of these pressures. »

Jeffrey Rosenthal, Anchin, Block & Anchin

Supporting start-ups for long-term success

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 14:03

Anchin, Block & Anchin: Best Accounting Firm for Start-Up Funds – Start-up hedge funds should adopt best practices at the onset as this will help set them up for long-term success. Accounting firm Anchin, Block & Anchin focuses on supporting these nascent businesses and guides them through the process of setting themselves up for growth. »

Lance Smith, Imagine Software

Imagine’s RRC delivers trading desk analytics

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 13:59

Imagine Software: Best Risk Management Software Firm – Imagine Software has a 26-year track record for transforming challenges into opportunities for growth and development. Over the past few years, Imagine re-architected its award-winning risk engine and introduced massive parallelisation across a server farm so that it can now handle extremely large, if not limitless, volumes of positions and trades in real time. »

Lionel Erdely, Investcorp

Driving growth and diversification

Wed, 13/11/2019 - 13:56

Investcorp: Best Seeding Platform – Amidst various economic and geopolitical uncertainties, Investcorp has made significant progress executing its growth and diversification strategy. In the last year, the global alternative asset manager entered new geographies, strengthened its presence in adjacent asset classes, expanded its institutional client base and launched new lines of businesses. This was executed while embracing a culture of best practices supported by a strong alignment of interests that includes sharing in the risks and rewards with the firm’s clients, a long hallmark of Investcorp’s success. »


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