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Best administrator - under $30bn single manager Centaur
Circle Partners
Custom House Global Fund Services
Equinoxe AIS
Maples Fund Services
Vistra Guernsey
Best administrator - over $30bn single manager BNP Paribas Securities Services
BNY Mellon
Northern Trust
Quintillion
SEI
Best administrator - fund of hedge funds BNP Paribas Securities Services
BNY Mellon
Centaur
Circle Partners
Opus Fund Services
Vistra Guernsey
Best administrator - under $30bn client service Centaur
Circle Partners
Custom House Global Fund Services
Equinoxe AIS
Maitland
Maples Fund Services
Opus Fund Services
Best administrator - over $30bn client service Apex Fund Services
BNY Mellon
Citco
Deutsche Bank
Quintillion
Best administrator - small and start-up firms Advanced Fund Administration
Circle Partners
Custom House Global Fund Services
Maples Fund Services
Opus Fund Services
Vistra Guernsey
Best administrator - technology Apex Fund Services
Equinoxe AIS
Maples Fund Services
Northern Trust
Opus Fund Services
SEI
Vistra Guernsey
Best administrator - reporting services Advanced Fund Administration
Apex Fund Services
  Circle Partners
Maples Fund Services
Northern Trust
Opus Fund Services
Best administrator - ucits funds Apex
BNY Mellon
Citco
Maitland
Maples Fund Services
State Street
Most innovative fund administrator - under $30bn Centaur
Circle Partners
Custom House Global Fund Services
Maitland
Maples Fund Services
Opus Fund Services
Vistra Guernsey
Most innovative fund administrator - over $30bn Apex Fund Services
BNY Mellon
Citco
Northern Trust
SEI
SS&C
Best administrator - under $30bn overall Centaur
Circle Partners
Custom House Global Fund Services
Equinoxe AIS
Maitland
Maples Fund Services
Opus Fund Services
Vistra Guernsey
Best administrator - over $30bn overall Apex Fund Services
BNY Mellon
Citco
Deutsche Bank
Quintillion
Northern Trust
SEI
SS&C
Best advisory firm - regulation and compliance Abide Financial
Alternative Fund Consulting
DMS Governance
Duff & Phelps
Fmit
Laven Partners
Moore Stephens
Robert Quinn Consulting
Sturgeon Ventures
Best AIFMD solution AQMetrics
Arkk Solutions
Clarus Risk
DataTracks
DMS Governance
Laven Partners
Lawson Conner
LRI Group
Mirabella Financial Services
Sturgeon Ventures
Best depositary solution Centaur
INDOS Financial
Reyl & Cie
Best regulatory hosting platform AQMetrics
Digiterre
DMS Governance
Linear Investments
Lawson Conner
Mirabella Financial Services
Best hedge fund platform AK Jensen
Mirabella Financial Services
RSRCHXchange
Best audit services Deloitte
EY
Grant Thornton
KPMG
PwC
Best ucits platform Alpha UCITS
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Deutsche Bank
DMS Governance
LRI Group
ML Capital
Trium Capital
Best managed account platform Deutsche Bank
HedgeFacts
Lawson Conner
Linear Investments
Sturgeon Ventures
Best foreign exchange services AFEX
Argentex
Ebury
Money Corp
  World First
Best insurance broker Assured Partners London
 Lockton Companies
Best executive search provider One Ten Associates
Context Jensen Partners
Best information and data vendor Avelacom
ENSO
IHS Markit
MarketsFlow
Thomson Reuters
Tribeca Techlogy
Best cloud computing solution Abacus Group
Capital Support
Digiterre
Eze Castle Integration
Indus Valley Partners
InfoHedge Techlogies
Lanware
Matsco Solutions
netConsult
Options
RFA
Best outsourced tech infrastructure provider Abacus
Avelacom
Capital Support
Eze Castle Integration
Fidessa
HedgeFacts
Lanware
netConsult
Options
RFA
Backstop
Best risk management technology provider AQMetrics
Caliber Corporate
Clarus Risk
eSentire
HedgeFacts
Imagine Software
Misys
Numerix
Quantifi
TORA
Best portfolio management software provider AlphaDesk
Enfusion Systems
Eze Software Group
HedgeFacts
MarketsFlow
Misys
Numerix
Quantifi
TORA
Best fund accounting and reporting software Enfusion Systems
Eze Software Group
FundCount
HedgeFacts
Indus Valley Partners
Pacific Fund Systems
Vested
Best technology for small and start-up firms Advanced Fund Administration
AQMetrics
Caliber Corporate
Enfusion Systems
HedgeFacts
InfoHedge Techlogies
Lawson Conner
MarketsFlow
Matsco Solutions (UK Operations)
Pacific Fund Systems
RFA
RSRCHXchange
Most innovative technology provider Abide Financial
AlphaDesk
Backstop
Clarus Risk
Digiterre
Thomson Reuters REDI
ENSO
Indus Valley Partners
InfoHedge Techlogies
Lanware
MarketsFlow
Matsco Solutions
Numerix
Options
Pacific Fund Systems
Quantifi
TradingScreen
Best technology firm – client service AlphaDesk
AQMetrics
Capital Support
Fund Recs
FundCount
HedgeFacts
Indus Valley Partners
Lawson Conner
MarketsFlow
Numerix
Pacific Fund Systems
RSRCHXchange
Best technology - overall Capital Support
Digiterre
Enfusion Systems
Thomson Reuters REDI
ENSO
Eze Castle Integration
Eze Software Group
Linedata
Matsco Solutions
Misys
netConsult
Options
RFA
TradingScreen
TORA
Best middle-office solution Backstop
Enfusion Systems
Eze Software Group
Fund Recs
HedgeFacts
Linear Investments
SS&C
TORA
Tribeca Techlogy
Viteos Fund Services
Best overall advisory firm Albourne Partners
Analytical Research
Duff & Phelps
Laven Partners
Lawson Conner
MarketsFlow
Moore Stephens
Newgate Compliance
  Robert Quinn Consulting
Silverdale Capital Pte.
Sturgeon Ventures
Best marketing and communications consultancy CitySavvy
Peregrine Communications
Prosek Partners
Sturgeon Ventures
Best independent cap intro provider Lawson Conner
Linear Investments
Sturgeon Ventures
Best offshore law firm Appleby
Harneys
Maples and Calder
Mourant Ozannes
Ogier
Best onshore law firm Akin Gump
Dechert
Matheson
MJ Hudson
Simmons & Simmons
Best onshore law firm - hedge fund start-ups AB Trading Advisors
Advanced Fund Administration
Akin Gump
Dechert
MJ Hudson
Simmons & Simmons
Best offshore law firm - client service Appleby
Harneys
Mourant Ozannes
Maples and Calder
Ogier
Best onshore law firm - client service Akin Gump
Dechert
Matheson
MJ Hudson
Simmons & Simmons
Best prime broker - technology BNP Paribas
Cowen International
Interactive Brokers
 Invast Global
Linear Investments
Saxo Markets
Societe Generale
Best prime broker - innovation BNP Paribas
Cowen International
Interactive Brokers
 Invast Global
Linear Investments
Saxo Markets
Societe Generale
  JP Morgan
Best prime-broker - emerging markets Citi
HSBC
Linear Investments
Morgan Stanley
Nomura
Best boutique prime broker Cowen International
Global Prime Partners
Invast Global
Linear Investments
Maybank Kim Eng Securities (London)
Saxo Markets
Best overall prime broker ABN AMRO Clearing
BNP Paribas
HSBC
Interactive Brokers
Societe Generale
Goldman Sachs