Categories & Criteria

The categories for the HFM US Services Awards 2022 were developed in consultation with the sector to ensure they were representative of the broad and fast moving nature of hedge fund services and solutions.

The criteria our judges looked at were:

Commercial success and business growth
Demonstration of product or service innovation
Description of future product or service development possibilities
Positive customer feedback via submitted testimonials


Best outsourced ManCo - NEW for 2022

Best ESG advisory - NEW for 2022

Best PEO (professional employer organization) - NEW for 2022

Best crypto platform/service - NEW for 2022

Best OMS

Best EMS

Best administrator- overall

Best administrator - client service

Best administrator - ESG - NEW for 2022

Best administrator - fund of hedge funds

Best administrator – middle-office services

Best administrator - reporting/regulatory services

Best administrator – emerging managers

Best administrator – technology

Best advisory firm – regulation and compliance

Best advisory firm – tax

Best auditor - middle market

Best auditor - overall

Best auditor - start ups

Best business banking service

Best custodian

Best cyber-security service

Best data management solution

Best executive search firm

Best fund accounting and reporting software

Best information and data provider

Best insurance broker

Best marketing and communications consultancy

Best managed IT service provider

Best offshore governance firm

Best onshore law firm

Best onshore law firm – client service

Best onshore law firm start-ups

Best outsourced operations/finance service

Best outsourced trading solution

Best portfolio management software

Best prime broker

Best boutique prime broker

Best prime broker – capital introduction

Best risk management technology provider

Best shadow accounting firm

Best tech infrastructure provider

Best treasury management solution

Best valuations firm for hard to value assets

Best analytics tool

Best IT consultancy

Most innovative technology firm

First round of nominations

The Eurohedge Awards nominations are announced in three rounds with the first round looking at returns until October 2021 now released.