Best administrator - under $30bn single manager Centaur Trident Fund Services
Best administrator - over $30bn single manager BNP Paribas  
Best administrator - under $30bn fund of hedge funds Opus Fund Services Woodfield Fund Administration
Best administrator - over $30bn fund of hedge funds ALPS, A DST Company  
Best administrator - under $30bn client service Custom House Global Fund Services Gemini Hedge Fund Services
Best administrator - over $30bn client service Deutsche Bank, Alternative Fund Services  
Best administrator - small and start-up firms Theorem Fund Services IKONIC Fund Services
Best administrator - reporting HSBC NAV Fund Administration Group
Best administrator – technology UMB   
Best administrator – liquid alternatives  BNY Mellon Apex Fund Services
Most innovative fund administrator - under $30bn Archway Finance and Operations  
Most innovative fund administrator - over $30bn U.S. Bancorp Fund Services  
Best administrator - under $30bn overall Maitland Group Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services
Best administrator - over $30bn overall Citco Fund Services (USA)   
Best shadow accounting firm HC Global Fund Services  
Best banking and custody solution Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services  
Best outsourced tech infrastructure provider Matsco Solutions  
Best risk management technology provider Eze Castle Integration  
Best portfolio management software provider Linedata  
Best fund accounting and reporting software Broadridge  
Best technology for small and start-up firms AlphaDesk  
Most innovative technology provider ENSO Financial Analytics  
Best technology firm - client service Alphaserve Technologies   
Best cloud based solution Options  
Best IT security service eSentire  
Best technology overall Eze Software Group SS&C Advent
Best third party marketing vendor Stonehaven Agecroft Partners
Specialist marketing services Peregrine Communications Ovis Creative
Best research and data vendor S3 Partners IHS Markit
Best accounting firm RSM US  Marcum 
Best accounting firm – client service Kaufman Rossin  
Best middle-office solution SEI  
Best reconciliation services Viteos  
Best advisory firm – client service Duff & Phelps  
Best advisory firm - regulation and compliance BDO Cordium
Best advisory firm - small and start-ups Constellation Advisers  
Best valuation service - hard to value assets Houlihan Lokey   
Most innovative advisory firm Eisner Amper  
Best overall advisory firm EY  
Best marketing and communications consultancy Edelman Prosek Partners
Best independent cap intro provider  Castle Hill Capital Partners  
Best hedge fund recruitment firm Context Jensen Partners  
Best boutique law firm Morgan  
Best onshore law firm - hedge fund start-ups Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman  Lowenstein Sandler 
Best offshore law firm Harneys  
Best onshore law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel   
Best offshore law firm - client service Mourant Ozannes  
Best onshore law firm - client service Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Oriogun
Best prime broker - technology BNP Paribas  
Best prime broker - capital introduction Deutsche Bank  
Best prime broker - consulting services Wells Fargo Prime Services  
Best prime broker - innovation Pershing Prime Services  
Best prime broker - start-ups Interactive Brokers  
Best boutique prime broker Cowen Prime Services  
Best overall prime broker Goldman Sachs