Shortlist 2017

Category   Company
Best administrator - under $30bn single manager    Apex Fund Services
CIBC Fund Administration Services (Asia) 
    Circle Partners
    JP Integra Group
    Maples Fund Services 
    Vistra Alternative Investments - Vistra Group
Best administrator - under $30bn fund of hedge funds   Apex Fund Services
CIBC Fund Administration Services (Asia) 
    Circle Partners
    Intertrust Fund Services (Hong Kong)
    Vistra Alternative Investments - Vistra Group
Best administrator - under $30bn overall   Apex Fund Services
CIBC Fund Administration Services (Asia) 
    Circle Partners
    Custom House Global Fund Services
    JP Integra Group
    Maples Fund Services
    Vistra Alternative Investments - Vistra Group
Best administrator - over $30bn single manager   BNP Paribas Securities Services
    BNY Mellon
    SS&C
Best administrator - over $30bn fund of hedge funds   BNP Paribas Securities Services
    SS&C
Best administrator - over $30bn overall   BNP Paribas Securities Services
Citco
    MUFJ Investor Services 
    Northern Trust
    SS&C
    State Street
    Standard Chartered Bank
Best administrator - innovation   Apex Fund Services
    CIBC Fund Administration Services (Asia) 
    Circle Partners
    Maples Fund Services
    Northern Trust
    SS&C
    Standard Chartered Bank
Best administrator - small and start-up firms   CIBC Fund Administration Services (Asia) 
    Circle Partners
    Deutsche Bank
    JP Integra Group
    Maples Fund Services
    Vistra Alternative Investments - Vistra Group
Best audit services   Deloitte
    Ernst & Young
    KPMG
    PwC
Best tax advisory   Deloitte 
    Ernst & Young
    PwC
Best middle-office service   Eze Software
    HedgeFacts
    Northern Trust
    OP Investment Management  
    Linedata QRMO 
    SS&C
Best technology provider - overall   Backstop Solutions
    Broadridge
    Eze Castle Integration
    Eze Software
    FlexTrade
    HedgeFacts
    Matsco Solutions 
    NEX Optimisation - ENSO
    Northern Trust
    SS&C Advent
    TORA
Best technology provider - innovation   Backstop Solutions
    Broadridge
    Eze Castle Integration
    Eze Software
    HedgeFacts
    Matsco Solutions  
    NEX Optimisation - ENSO
    Saw Software
    SS&C Advent
    TORA
Best technology provider - client service   Backstop Solutions
    Broadridge
    Eze Castle Integration
    Eze Software
    HedgeFacts
    Matsco Solutions
    Saw Software
    SS&C Advent
    TORA
Best portfolio management software   Backstop Solutions
    Broadridge
    Eze Software
    HedgeFacts
    SS&C Advent
    TORA
Best advisory firm - client service   Duff and Phelps
    Ernst & Young
    Houlihan Lokey
    JP Integra Group
Best advisory firm - regulation and compliance   Cordium
    Duff and Phelps
    Ernst & Young
    PwC
Best hedge fund platform   Backstop Solutions
    Gordian Capital Singapore
    NEX Optimisation - ENSO
    OP Investment Management  
    Swiss-Asia Financial Services 
Best risk management provider   Broadridge
    Duff and Phelps
    HedgeFacts
    Saw Software
Best overall advisory firm    Cordium
    Duff and Phelps
    Ernst & Young
    PwC
Best offshore law firm   Appleby
    Harney Westwood & Riegels
    Maples and Calder
    Mourant Ozannes
    Ogier
    Walkers
Best onshore law firm   Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
    Deacons
    Oriogun
    Sidley Austin
    Simmons & Simmons JWS
Best offshore law firm - client service   Appleby
    Harney Westwood & Riegels
    Maples and Calder
    Mourant Ozannes
    Ogier
    Walkers
Best onshore law firm - client service   Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
    Deacons
    Oriogun
    Sidley Austin
    Simmons & Simmons JWS
Best prime broker - technology   BNP Paribas
    Invast Global
    Saxo Markets
Best prime broker - innovation   BNP Paribas
    Citi
    Credit Suisse 
    Invast Global
    JP Morgan
Best prime broker - capital introduction   Credit Suisse
    Goldman Sachs
    Morgan Stanley 
    Soc Gen
    UBS
Best prime broker - consulting services   BNP Paribas
    Citi
    Credit Suisse
    Deutsche Bank
    Goldman Sachs
    JP Morgan 
    Morgan Stanley
    UBS
Best prime broker - boutique   Global Prime Partners 
    Invast Global
    Maybank Kim Eng Securities 
    Saxo Markets
Best overall prime broker   BNP Paribas
    Citi
    Credit Suisse
    Deutsche Bank
    Goldman Sachs
    JP Morgan 
    Morgan Stanley
    UBS