GlobeOp named best North American hedge fund administrator

London & New York - 7 March 2011

GlobeOp Financial Services (LSE: GO.) has been named ‘Best North American Hedge Fund Administrator’ by the subscribers of industry trade publication Hedgeweek.

According to Hedgeweek, the 2010 awards “recognised the increased focus on transparency, consistency and depth of expertise in the new investment climate.” It described its award winners as “leaders of the recovery”.

Vernon Barback, GlobeOp president and COO said: “Fund managers and investors alike are strengthening their administrator requirements and relationships. As the demands for transparency, independent verification and risk reporting continue to increase, administrators will need to demonstrate robust, integrated data management and offer customized reporting as near to real-time as possible.”

The Hedgeweek awards were based on voting by nearly 41,000 subscribers, including fund administrators, prime brokers, custodians and advisers.

In 2010 GlobeOp was recognized with four fund administration awards, in global, European, managed account and technology categories.

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