Leading technology, innovation and leadership recognised by the industry
JHC Systems Limited, a leading provider of innovative wealth management technology solutions, was recognised at Goodacre’s annual Systems in the City Awards Wednesday night in London, winning the Best Post Trade Processing Solution and the prestigious CEO of the Year for CEO John Blackman.
A firm fixture in the wealth management calendar the Goodacre Systems in the City Awards acknowledges and recognises the excellent service and systems suppliers offer to the regulated financial services sector.
Held at The Banking Hall, London, JHC was awarded the Best Post Trade Processing Solution in recognition of its fully integrated wealth management solution, FIGARO, which supports JHC’s significant client base to make strategic investment decisions, support regulatory compliance and enhance their client relationship management in addition to STP trading and settlement processing.
Adding to the success on the night, JHC’s Chief Executive, John Blackman, was awarded the highly-coveted title of CEO of the Year in recognition of his drive to innovate and grow the company’s technology offering in the wealth management sector. Under John’s leadership, JHC has significantly expanded its client base, increased and enhanced the capabilities of its flagship software, FIGARO, and launched an innovative new platform to market, NEON, which integrates client and investment management into a single unified perspective across all digital platforms including desktop, tablet and mobile.
John Blackman, Chief Executive Officer of JHC Systems, said: “Winning both the Best Post Trade Processing Solution and CEO of the Year accolades at this year’s Goodacre System in the City Awards is a significant achievement for the company as a whole, and myself personally.
“The companies vying for awards this year were of the highest calibre, and it is fantastic to see our client, Platform Securities acknowledged for its innovative use of our software. We are incredibly proud to form part of our client’s success and support them as they grow and develop their service.
“It is testament to the hard work and dedication of the team in developing our technological capabilities, commitment to the industry, investment in driving innovation and superior service that we offer our growing client base. I am looking forward to building on this success in the future.”
Platform Securities, an FIS company and JHC’s long-standing client and trusted partner, took home the award for Best Outsourcing Solution. Platform Securities is a leading provider of value-added outsourced clearing and settlement services with FIGARO underpinning these services.
JHC Systems Limited (JHC) is a leading provider of technology solutions and services to the wealth management industry and the authors of FIGARO, the market leading wealth management system. For over 25 years JHC Systems have worked with the UK’s leading wealth management firms and have helped them to successfully address business-critical technology challenges, improving the efficiency and competitiveness of their operations whilst providing a world-class platform on which to run their business.
Platform Securities is a leading provider of value-added outsourced clearing and settlement services. Their products have specifically been designed to meet the needs of discretionary and advisory wealth managers, retail and institutional brokers, banks and fund managers. Platform Securities supplies a comprehensive business process infrastructure to handle portfolio management, order management, execution, clearing, custody administration and settlement. Their clients rely on Platform Securities to manage their mission critical processes, empowering them to focus on their core business and their range of outsourced clearing and settlement services are proven at many of the UK's leading financial institutions. JHC's award winning FIGARO system is what underpins all of these services.