HFM European Technology Awards - Winners 2021

Rewarding excellence in hedge fund technology services | 15 July 2021
HFM European Technology Awards - Winners 2021

The HFM European Technology Awards 2021 recognised and rewarded hedge fund service providers who demonstrated exceptional client service, innovation and strong and sustainable business growth over the past 12 months.

This year's awards ceremony took place on 15th July 2021, and was the perfect opportunity to showcase success in front of the industry and network with funds.

Recognising technology services across 24 categories, the judging process is rigorous and thorough to ensure all entries receive full consideration and that excellence in each of the categories is truly rewarded.

The HFM European Technology Awards 2021 categories were developed in consultation with the industry to ensure they are representative of the broad and fast moving nature of the hedge fund sector. The categories covered five main areas:  Middle and back-office, Innovation, Infrastructure services, Trading and post-trade, and Research and data. 


Announcement 1

Best analytics tool

IHS Markit (Global Regulatory Reporting Solutions)

Best research management solution


Best data management product

RIMES Technologies Corporation

Best market data connectivity provider


Best alternative data provider

The Citco Group of Companies

Best regulatory reporting solution

ACA Group

Best derivatives trading solution


Best OMS

SS&C Eze

Best post-trade technology

Cassini Systems

Best EMS


Best reconciliation service
Watson Wheatley


Announcement 2

Best service or application using cloud technology


Best public cloud-based service

FINBOURNE Technology

Best hybrid or private cloud service


Best cyber-security solution


Best infrastructure provider


Best IT consultancy

Alternit One

Best IT managed service


Announcement 3

Best RegTech Solution


Best fund accounting software

SS&C Advent

Best risk management solution

Confluence Technologies, Inc.

Best use of Artificial Intelligence or Blockchain


Most disruptive technology solution


Best digital assets custodian

Copper Technologies

Most innovative technology firm - emerging (under 2 years)

MAIA Technology

Most innovative technology firm - established