BST Awards 2014 ─ All the Winners and Why they Won

Analysis of this year's BST winners and why they won their respective categories.


This year's Buy-Side Technology Awards luncheon was held at the May Fair Hotel in London on November 7. Below is the full list of winners with links to video interviews, analyses of why they won, and Q&As with recipients.

This year's awards featured three new categories ─ best data analytics tool; best IBOR platform, and best low-latency trading network ─ won by Essentia Analytics, SimCorp, and CFN services, respectively. New to the winners' circle this year are Essentia Analytics, CFN Services, S3 Partners, and Electra Information Systems, while Vermilion Software and Eze Software Group won the two categories announced on the day of the awards ─ best buy-side product for 2014 and best overall buy-side technology provider for 2014 ─ respectively.

The Buy-Side Technology Awards 2014 Winners

Best Buy-Side OMS ─ Bloomberg (Q&A) (Video)
Best Buy-Side EMS ─ Portware
Best Buy-Side Risk/Portfolio Analytics Product ─ SunGard Financial Systems
Best Buy-Side Performance Measurement and Attribution Product ─ BI-SAM  (Video)
Best Buy-Side Algorithmic/DMA Product or Service ─ FlexTrade
Best Buy-Side Commodities Trading Platform ─ Trading Technologies
Best Buy-Side Pricing/Valuation Service ─ Markit (Q&A) (Video)
Best Buy-Side Data Management product ─ Markit
Best Data Provider to the Buy Side ─ Rimes Technologies (Q&A) (Video)
Best Integrated Front-Office Platform ─ Bloomberg (Q&A) (Video)
Best Portfolio Accounting Platform ─ Advent Software
Best Buy-Side Client Reporting Platform ─ Vermilion Software
Best Broker-Supplied Tool/Technology ─ UBS
Best Buy-Side Compliance Product ─ Charles River Development (Q&A) (Video)
Best Buy-Side Execution Venue ─ Liquidnet
Best Fund Administrator ─ SEI
Best Buy-Side Newcomer (Vendor or Product) ─ S3 Partners (Q&A) (Video)
Best Implementation at a Buy-Side Firm ─ Vermilion Software
Best Buy-Side Risk Management Initiative over the Last 12 months ─ StatPro (Q&A) (Video)
Best Buy-Side CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Platform ─ Advent Software
Best CEP (Complex-Event Processing) Platform ─ Deltix
Best Buy-Side Reconciliation Platform/Service ─ Electra Information Systems
Best Outsourcing Provider to the Buy Side ─ Eagle Investment Systems (Q&A) (Video)
Best Cloud Provider to the Buy Side ─ BT (Video)
Best Big Data Technology Provider to the Buy Side ─ DataWatch Corp.
Best Buy-Side TCA (Transaction-Cost Analysis) Tool ─ ITG
Best Buy-Side Data Analytics Tool ─ Essentia Analytics (Q&A)
Best Buy-Side IBOR (Investment Book of Record) Platform ─ SimCorp
Best Buy-Side Low-Latency Trading Network ─ CFN Services (Video)
Best Buy-Side Product for 2014 ─ Vermilion Software
Best Overall Buy-Side Technology Provider for 2014 ─ Eze Software Group (Q&A)

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