Categories & Criteria

The categories for the With Intelligence HFM Asian Services Awards 2023 were 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 looked for 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 administrator – alternative credit

Best administrator – boutique and emerging managers

Best administrator - client service

Best administrator - innovation

Best administrator - over $30bn single manager

Best administrator – specialist structures

Best administrator - under $30bn single manager

Best advisory firm – regulation and compliance

Best advisory firm – tax

Best audit services

Best boutique prime broker

Best boutique prime broker - innovation

Best cloud tech provider - hybrid/private

Best cloud tech provider - public

Best cloud technology provider - (NEW FOR 2023)

Best cyber-security service

Best digital assets custodian

Best digital assets provider

Best executive search firm - (NEW FOR 2023)

Best fund accounting and reporting software

Best hedge fund custodian

Best hedge fund platform

Best innovation in ESG - (NEW FOR 2023)

Best law firm - alternative credit

Best law firm – client service - (NEW FOR 2023)

Best managed service provider

Best middle office service provider

Best offshore law firm

Best onshore law firm

Best outsourced trading provider

Best portfolio management software

Best portfolio management software - innovation

Best prime broker

Best prime broker - capital introduction

Best prime broker - derivatives  (NEW FOR 2023)

Best tech infrastructure provider

Best technology firm - alternative credit

Best valuations firm

Most disruptive technology solution

Most innovative technology firm