The HFM European Services Awards 2020 recognised and rewarded hedge fund service providers who demonstrated exceptional client service, innovation and strong and sustainable business growth.

Winners:

Category

Company

Best administrator – smaller managers Vistra
Best administrator – reporting/regulatory services Apex Group
Best administrator – middle-office services MUFG Investor Services
Best administrator – fund of hedge funds BNY Mellon
Best administrator – technology SS&C GlobeOp
Best administrator – client service US Bank Global Fund Services 
Best administrator – overall  Citco Fund Services
Best auditor EY
Best advisory firm - regulation and compliance Duff & Phelps
Highly Commended: ACA Compliance Group
Best regtech solution AQMetrics
Best regulatory hosting solution Mirabella Group
Best regulatory reporting solution SteelEye
Highly Commended: AQMetrics
Best offshore law firm Maples Group
Best onshore law firm - start-ups Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Best law firm - client service Dechert
Best onshore law firm Simmons & Simmons 
Best cloud technology solution Alternit One
Highly Commended: Charles Square
Best cyber-security service Charles Square
Best managed service provider Enfusion
Best tech infrastructure provider RFA
Best portfolio management software provider SS&C Eze
Best risk management technology Northstar Risk Corp
Best fund accounting and reporting software SS&C Advent
Best data management solution Redline Trading Solutions
Best data provider Refinitiv
Best depositary solution BNP Paribas Securities Services
Best managed account platform HedgeMark
Best outsourced operations/finance service haysmacintyre
Best Ucits platform Lumyna
Highly Commended: Schroders
Best valuations firm for hard to value assets Oxane Partners
Best executive search One Ten Associates
Best marketing and communications consultancy Prosek
Best insurance broker Lockton
Best cash management/treasury services Goldman Sachs
Best custodian State Street
Best digital custodian  Copper
Best prime broker - capital introduction Goldman Sachs
Best prime broker in emerging markets HSBC Prime
Best boutique prime broker Cowen International 
Best prime broker Morgan Stanley