SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced that the 2015 Buy-Side Technology Awards have named its Geneva® portfolio management solution the "Best Portfolio Accounting Platform," and awarded its Advent Portfolio Exchange® (APX) solution "Best Buy-side CRM" for its fully integrated CRM functionality. The awards were presented on Friday, November 6, 2015, during the Buy-Side Technology Awards luncheon at Le Meridien Piccadilly in London.
The Buy-Side Technology Awards, now in its ninth year, recognizes the leading technologies and vendors in their area of expertise through an auditable and transparent methodology underpinned by the input and experience of seven judges - five buy-side-focused technology consultants and two of Buy-Side Technology's editors.
"Best Portfolio Accounting Platform" is awarded to the solution that best demonstrates the ability to support multiple currencies, transactions, and instruments (asset classes), as well as back-office connectivity, flexibility, and scalability. Geneva® is a leading technology solution for real-time portfolio management, reporting, and investor accounting, and today serves over 300 clients in 28 countries, including asset managers, hedge funds, fund administrators, prime brokers, and mutual funds. Geneva® provides a solution for a full spectrum of business needs, from front office decision support and portfolio management, to middle office automation, through trade capture and reconciliation. Built to support even the most complex global investment strategies and fund structures, it offers comprehensive instrument coverage, full financial general ledger, and industry-standard integration tools.
"Best Buy-Side CRM Platform" is awarded to the solution with the best functionality designed specifically to allow buy-side firms to efficiently manage client relationships that are growing both in terms of numbers and complexity. APX is a highly scalable solution that integrates portfolio management, CRM, and client reporting on a single platform, making it the solution of choice for over 900 firms ranging from large global wealth managers to startup firms.
Victor Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Waters and WatersTechnology, said, "Waters magazine and WatersTechnology is pleased to recognize SS&C's outstanding solutions in two categories in this year's Buy Side Technology Awards: best portfolio accounting platform and best buy-side CRM platform, won by Geneva® and APX, respectively. The standard of this year's entries across the 30 categories on offer was incredibly high, underlining an impressive performance by Geneva® and APX."
"We are honored that both Geneva® and APX have been recognized in this year's Buy-Side Technology Awards," said Pete Hess, Senior Vice President and General Manager SS&C Advent. "We know that delivering a premier client experience requires superior solutions that effectively address real business needs. The feedback we receive from our client base is tremendously important in making sure our offerings have the innovative features and functionality required to compete in today's environment."
Other award recognitions for Geneva® over the last 12 months include Best Accounting System Provider, 2015 Waters Rankings; Best Trading Product, HFMWeek US Technology Awards 2015; and Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Software, HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards.
Recognitions for APX over the last 12 months include Best Front Office Solution, Family Wealth Report Awards 2015; Best Client Communications and Reporting and Best Portfolio Management for wealth management technology, 2015 WealthBriefing Swiss Awards; and Best Portfolio Management Solution and Best Client Communications and Reporting Solution Awards, WealthBriefing GCC Regional Awards 2014.