Sell-Side Technology Awards 2018: All the Winners and Why they Won

Here are the write-ups of the 32 category winners from this year's Sell-Side Technology Awards held in London on April 20.

SIX won the best technology provider of the year category at this year's SST Awards. Pete Mullinder receives the award from Roz Savage.

The winners of this year’s Sell-Side Technology Awards were announced on the afternoon of April 20 in London and were presented with their trophies by British ocean rower Roz Savage, the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.

The final two categories of this year’s SST Awards – best sell-side product for 2018 and best sell-side technology provider for 2018 – were won by UnaVista (London Stock Exchange Group) and SIX, respectively. Below are this year’s category winners along with the write-ups about their products/projects and why they won.  

Best Alliance or Partnership: FlexTrade Systems

Best Artificial Intelligence Technology: Digital Reasoning

Best Cloud Provider to the Sell Side: BT

Best Data Provider to the Sell Side: SIX

Best Distributed-Ledger Technology Project: R3

Best Implementation at a Sell-Side Firm: SmartStream Technologies. Click on this link for SmartStream’s winners’ Q&A and this link for a video interview with SmartStream’s Vincent Kilcoyne. 

Best Infrastructure Provider to the Sell Side: Avelacom

Best Outsourcing Provider to the Sell Side: Broadridge Financial Solutions

Best Reporting Platform or Service for the Sell Side: AxiomSL

Best Sell-Side Analytics Product: NEX TriOptima

Best Sell-Side Automated Trading Platform: FlexTrade Systems

Best Sell-Side Back-Office Platform: Murex

Best Sell-Side Compliance Product: Imagine Software

Best Sell-Side Credit Risk Product: Numerix

Best Sell-Side Data Management Product: IHS Markit

Best Sell-Side Front-Office Execution Platform: Pragma Securities

Best Sell-Side Market Risk Product: RiskVal Financial Solutions

Best Sell-Side Market Surveillance Product: Nasdaq

Best Sell-Side Middle-Office Platform: UnaVista, London Stock Exchange Group

Best Sell-Side Mobile Initiative: Saxo Bank

Best Sell-Side Newcomer (Vendor or Product): OpenDoor Securities

Best Sell-Side OTC Trading Initiative: FIS

Best Sell-Side Reconciliation Platform: NEX Group

Best Sell-Side Trading Communication System: IPC Systems

Best Sell-Side Trading Network: BT

Best Sell-Side Web-Based Development Environment: Pershing, a BNY Mellon Company

Best Smart Order Routing Product/Tool: Pragma Securities

Best Swap Execution Facility (SEF): Tradeweb Markets

Best use of the Agile Methodology: Duco

Most Promising Sell-Side Startup: TransFICC

Best Sell-Side Product for 2018: UnaVista, London Stock Exchange Group. Click on this link for UnaVista’s winners’ circle interview.

Best Sell-Side Technology Provider for 2018: SIX. Click on this link for SIX’s winners’ circle interview.

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