Global Custodian recognises GFT as the leading consulting provider for technology in 2014

London - 25 November 2014

  •     GFT was voted as the leading firm, ahead of renowned nominees
  •     Recently, GFT was also ranked within the Top 50 firms in the American Banker FinTech 100 

Global business and IT consulting group GFT (now encompassing Rule Financial) has been recognized as the Best Consulting / Advisory Firm for Technology in the prestigious ‘Global Custodian Awards for Excellence.’ GFT was voted as the leading firm, ahead of nominees that included Accenture, Capgemini, Cordium and Wipro.

The 2nd Annual Technology, Consulting and Law Awards from the leading securities services magazine sought to recognize the firms and individuals who have excelled over the last year. Of particular focus were firms that have brought real innovation to Custodians, Prime Brokers, Securities Finance / Repo and Securities Lending participants, administrators and their end-user clients.

The publication, which covers fund administration, prime brokerage and custody businesses, conducted its yearly survey amongst their readers, where they collected over 20,000 responses from hedge funds, prime brokers, fund administrators and other firms in the alternative investment space.

Herman Weintraub, Principal, Alternative Investment Practice of GFT commented: “This award caps a successful end to the year for GFT, following our recent achievement in being ranked within the Top 50 firms in the American Banker FinTech 100. At GFT our goal is to provide clients with the highest calibre business and IT consulting services. We strive to advance the financial services industry by promoting innovation and acting as a thought leader in the field. This award is recognition that we are achieving our objectives and satisfying the needs of Global Custodian’s top subscribers.”

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