The 'Hedgeweek USA Awards 2017' special report comprises 20 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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Peaks Strategies - Best North American Public Relations Firm

Peaks Strategies - Best North American Public Relations Firm

Tom Walek is a pioneer in hedge fund PR and communications, having established his first firm, Walek & Associates in 1998. Following the sale of that firm, Walek unveiled a new strategic communications firm, Peaks Strategies, in April 2016, for public and private market companies in capital markets, traditional and alternative asset managers, fintech firms and financial and professional services.

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EisnerAmper LLP - Best North American Accounting Firm

EisnerAmper LLP - Best North American Accounting Firm

With 1,500 professionals and 180 partners and over 250 employees dedicated to the financial services practice, EisnerAmper LLP has the breadth to handle global engagements and provide comprehensive guidance and support to its roster of hedge fund clients. It is one of the top 20 largest accounting firms in the United States and the fifth largest in the state of New York, after the Big 4.

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Harneys - Best Offshore Law Firm

Harneys - Best Offshore Law Firm

Harneys operates through 14 international locations and its global funds practice advises on all aspects of offshore investment funds, from the establishment, to the ongoing maintenance and then the restructuring both in distressed and planned scenarios. 

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Sadis & Goldberg LLP - Best North American Law Firm

Sadis & Goldberg LLP - Best North American Law Firm

Sadis & Goldberg LLP is one of New York's leading financial services-focused law firms. Known both domestically and internationally as a dominant force in the financial services sector, Sadis & Goldberg serves clients throughout the world. The Financial Services Group is headed up by partner Ron Geffner (pictured) and comprised of 15 attorneys that have each spent a significant amount of their career practicing in the private fund space, providing a compelling roster of seasoned legal advisers.

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Maitland Group - Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator

Maitland Group - Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator

Maitland is one of the industry's largest independent hedge fund administrators with USD250 billion in AuA and more than 1,400 employees across 18 offices globally across 13 jurisdictions. Maitland is more than a fund administrator. It is a global advisory group, with its roots as an innovative law firm founded in Luxembourg in 1976 offering cross-border structuring solutions to corporates and some of the world's wealthiest families. 

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Lightkeeper - Best North American Data Visualisation Software Provider

Lightkeeper - Best North American Data Visualisation Software Provider

Lightkeeper LLC is the leading provider of portfolio intelligence tools to the hedge fund community. Its lightweight, mobile and cost effective software solution allows users to manage and manipulate large portfolio data sets. With Lightkeeper, investment professionals can analyse important information with the click of a mouse or the touch of a screen.