Buy-Side Technology Awards 2015: All the Winners and Why They Won

This year's Buy-Side Technology Awards lunch was held at Le Méridien on Piccadilly in London on Friday November 6.

This year's Buy-Side Technology Awards lunch was held at Le Méridien on Piccadilly in London on Friday November 6.

This year's Buy-Side Technology Awards lunch, held on Friday November 6 at Le Méridien on Piccadilly in London, saw a number of new firms in the BST Awards winners' circle, a pair of new categories, and two hosts instead of the customary one: broadcast journalist John Inverdale and former England rugby union international, Richard Hill.

As with last year's BST Awards, there were a number of new faces in the 2015 winners' circle: DASH Financial, ACA Aponix, CloudMargin, Algomi, Eze Castle Integration, and Indus Valley Partners. New categories for 2015 included the best buy-side cyber-security platform/tool and best buy-side collateral management tool, while this year's highest-profile awards ─ product of the year and technology provider of the year, announced on the afternoon of the awards ─ went to Algomi Honeycomb and RIMES Technologies, respectively.

Below is a list of this year's Buy-Side Technology Awards winners. Click on the embedded links to read why they won their respoective categories.

The BST Awards 2015 category Winners 

Best buy-side OMS ─ Charles River Development
Best buy-side EMS ─ Portware
Best buy-side risk/portfolio analytics product ─ UBS Delta
Best buy-side performance measurement and attribution product ─ BI-SAM (Video)  
Best buy-side algorithmic/DMA product or service ─ DASH Financial 
Best buy-side commodities trading platform ─ Bloomberg 
Best buy-side pricing/valuation service ─ Interactive Data 
Best buy-side data management product ─ Markit 
Best buy-side cyber-security platform/tool ─ ACA Aponix
Best buy-side collateral management tool ─ CloudMargin
Best data provider to the buy side ─ RIMES Technologies
Best integrated front-office platform ─ Eze Software Group (Q&A) (Video)
Best portfolio accounting platform ─ SS&C Advent Software
Best buy-side client reporting platform ─ Vermilion Software
Best broker-supplied tool/technology ─ UBS Delta
Best buy-side compliance product ─ Fidessa (Q&A) (Video)
Best buy-side execution venue ─ Liquidnet
Best fund administrator ─ SEI
Best buy-side newcomer (vendor or product) ─ Algomi Honeycomb
Best implementation at a buy-side firm ─ Vermilion Software
Best buy-side risk management initiative over the last 12 months ─ IBM
Best buy-side CRM (Customer Relationship Management) platform ─ SS&C Advent Software
Best buy-side reconciliation platform/service ─ Indus Valley Partners
Best outsourcing provider to the buy side ─ SunGard
Best cloud provider to the buy side ─ Eze Castle Integration
Best big data technology provider to the buy side ─ S3 Partners (Q&A) (Video
Best buy-side TCA (Transaction-Cost Analysis) tool ─ ITG
Best buy-side data analytics tool ─ AlphaSense
Best buy-side IBOR (Investment Book of Record) platform ─ SimCorp
Best buy-side low-latency trading network ─ Interactive Data
Best Buy-Side Product for 2015 ─ Algomi Honeycomb (Video)
Best Overall Buy-Side Technology Provider for 2015 ─ RIMES Technologies 

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