Categories & Criteria

The categories for the With Intelligence HFM Asia Services Awards 2024 have been developed in consultation with the sector to ensure they are representative of the broad and fast-moving nature of hedge fund services and solutions.

The criteria our judges are looking for:

  • 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

We ensure excellence is recognised

The rigorous judging process, based on the views of a panel of leading hedge fund COOs, CFOs, CCOs, GCs and CTOs, ensure that the HFM Asian Services Awards truly recognize those driving up service standards across the sector and stand out from the crowd as the ones the big providers really want to win.



Best administrator – boutique and emerging managers

Best administrator - client service

Best administrator - innovation

Best administrator - over $30bn single manager

Best administrator – digital assets

Best administrator - under $30bn single manager


Best hedge fund custodian

Best hedge fund platform

Best managed service provider

Best middle office service provider

Best cash management/treasury services

Best outsourced trading provider

Best portfolio management software

Best valuations firm

Best innovation in ESG


Best advisory firm – regulation and compliance

Best advisory firm – tax

Best audit service provider

Best fund accounting and reporting software

Best offshore law firm

Best onshore law firm

Best offshore law firm - client service

Best onshore law firm - client service

Best regtech solution

Prime Brokerage

Best boutique prime broker

Best prime broker - client AUM above $500

Best prime broker - client AUM below $500

Best boutique prime broker - innovation

Best prime broker - capital introduction

Best prime broker - derivatives


Best cloud tech provider

Best cyber-security service

Best digital assets service provider

Best digital assets custodian

Most disruptive technology solution

Most innovative technology firm

Best tech infrastructure provider

Best AI service provider

Best alternative data provider

Best research provider

Best risk management solution / technology

Alternative Credit

Best administrator – alternative credit

Best technology firm - alternative credit

Best law firm - alternative credit