Category Winner Highly Commended
Best administrator - under $30bn client service Circle Partners
Best administrator - over $30bn client service Deutsche Bank Northern Trust
Best administrator - under $30bn single manager Maples Fund Services
Best administrator - over $30bn single manager BNY Mellon
Best administrator - fund of hedge funds BNP Paribas Securities Services
Best middle-office services Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services
Best administrator - Ucits funds Maitland
Best administrator - small and start-up firms Custom House Global Fund Services
Best administrator - technology SS&C
Best administrator - reporting services Quintillion
Best administrator – illiquid and hybrid strategies SEI
Most innovative fund administrator - under $30bn Orangefield Legis Fund Services
Most innovative fund administrator - over $30bn

Best independent administrator Apex Fund Services
Best administrator - under $30bn overall Centaur
Best administrator - over $30bn overall State Street Citco Fund Services
Best audit services KPMG
Best risk management technology provider eSentire
Best portfolio management software provider Misys Backstop Solutions Group
Best advisory firm - regulation and compliance Cordium
Best overall advisory firm Duff & Phelps
Best hedge fund recruitment firm One Ten Associates Mondrian Alpha Recruitment Solutions
Best marketing and communications consultancy Peregrine Communications
Best outsourced tech infrastructure provider Lanware Options
Best fund accounting and reporting software Eze Software Group Enfusion
Best technology for small and start-up firms netConsult RFA
Best information and data vendor Thomson Reuters
Best cloud computing solution Eze Castle Integration Matsco
Most innovative technology firm Digiterre
Best technology firm – overall Capital Support
Best AIFMD solution Lawson Conner KNEIP
Best depositary solution INDOS Financial
Best managed account platform Lyxor Asset Management
Best Ucits platform Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Best independent platform Amundi Asset Management Trium UCITS
Best regulatory hosting platform Mirabella
Best hedge fund platform AK Jensen
Best insurance underwriter Pioneer Underwriters Travelers
Best insurance broker Lockton AssuredPartners
Best specialist advisory firm Laven Partners Bougeville Consulting
Best offshore law firm Maples and Calder
Best onshore law firm Simmons and Simmons
Best onshore law firm - hedge fund start-ups Dechert MJ Hudson
Best offshore law firm - client service Harneys
Best onshore law firm - client service Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Best prime broker - technology Barclays Capital
Best prime broker - innovation BNP Paribas
Best prime broker - emerging markets HSBC
Best prime broker - capital introduction Societe Generale
Best prime broker – client service ABN AMRO Clearing HSBC
Best boutique prime broker Global Prime Partners Linear Investments
Best overall prime broker Goldman Sachs