A-Team Innovation Awards 2022 Award Winners

March 2023


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Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s Innovation Awards 2022. The awards, now in their second year, celebrate innovative projects and teams across vendor and practitioner communities that make use of new and emerging technologies to deliver high-value solutions for financial institutions in capital markets.

Thank you to all the vendors and practitioners that entered their ground-breaking solutions and services, and to A-Team Group’s independent, expert Advisory Board that worked in collaboration with our editorial team to select this year’s winners.

Download the Winners Report to check out all of our deserving winners.

Andrew Delaney, president and chief content officer at A-Team Group, said: “Congratulations to the winners of our Innovation Awards 2022. Thank you to all the practitioners and vendors that entered their ground-breaking solutions and services, and to A-Team Group’s independent, expert advisory board that worked in collaboration with our editorial team to select this year’s winners. These awards are extremely popular and competitive, highlighting technology innovation that will be game changing for capital markets participants.”

The awards were presented virtually on 23 March, 2022, in advance of our  A-Team Innovation Briefing: Innovation in Cloud in London in July 2022.

If you would like your company to be considered for future Innovation Awards, visit here, where you can either enter your details to be notified when we open for nominations, or submit your entry if we are open for nominations.

A selection of videos from some of our happy winners.

To find out who else has won, download the report.

Most innovative hosted/managed enterprise data management: EDM-as-a-Service – RIMES

Rimes provides transformative data management and investment intelligence solutions to the world’s leading investors and asset managers. Driven by our passion for solving the most complex data problems, we partner with our clients to help them make better investment decisions using accurate information and industry-leading technology. Headquartered in New York, Rimes serves its global clients through offices in Europe, Americas and Asia Pacific.

www.rimes.com

Most innovative ESG data solution - Bloomberg LP

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. For more information, visit www.bloomberg.com or request a demo.

Most innovative cloud-based trading analytics initiative – oneZero

oneZero has been a leading innovator in multi-asset class enterprise trading technology for over a decade. Its powerful software encompasses the Hub, EcoSystem and Data Source – three components that together provide a complete trading solution for execution, distribution and analytics. Through reliable connectivity, technology, infrastructure and market access, oneZero empowers financial institutions and brokers to compete effectively in the global financial markets through a globally compliant, liquidity-neutral solution.

www.onezero.com

Most innovative buy-side trading workflow / STP – RIMES

Rimes provides transformative data management and investment intelligence solutions to the world’s leading investors and asset managers. Driven by our passion for solving the most complex data problems, we partner with our clients to help them make better investment decisions using accurate information and industry-leading technology. Headquartered in New York, Rimes serves its global clients through offices in Europe, Americas and Asia Pacific.

www.rimes.com

Most innovative operational resilience/business continuity initiative – SmartStream

SmartStream is a recognised leader in financial transaction management solutions that enables firms to improve operational control, reduce costs, build new revenue streams, mitigate risk and comply accurately with regulations.

By helping its customers through their transformative digital strategies, SmartStream provides a range of solutions for the transaction lifecycle with artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies embedded – which can also be deployed in the cloud or as managed services.

https://www.smartstream-stp.com/

Most Innovative use of alternative data in regulatory compliance – txtsmarter

txtsmarter, based in Silicon Valley, California, is an award-winning Communications Surveillance Service for private messaging applications, platforms, and services – incl. Apple iMessage, Android SMS/MMS, WhatsApp, and others – capturing, verifying, encrypting, & archiving previously inaccessible data in real-time, mitigating compliance and communication data leaks, preventing sanctions and fines, and protecting company’s brand reputations in highly regulated industries.

For more information, go to: www.txtsmarter.com

Most innovative financial technology executive - James V. O’Donnell, Chief Executive Officer, Exegy

Exegy is a global leader in low-latency market data, execution technology, trading platforms, and predictive signals. Backed by Marlin Equity Partners, Exegy serves as a strategic partner to the complete ecosystem of the buy side, sell side, exchanges, and ISV/technology firms around the globe.

Exegy’s fully managed, high-performance, and scalable solutions are powered by purpose built appliances, hardware-acceleration, artificial intelligence, enterprise software, and service automation technologies derived from our extensive patent portfolio.

www.exegy.com

Most innovative data standards initiative - ANNA & GLEIF

Established in 1992 by 22 founding numbering agencies, ANNA is the membership organisation of national numbering agencies, which are operated by depositories, exchanges, government agencies, nationally central data vendors and other financial infrastructure organisations. ANNA also serves as the registration authority for the ISIN and FISN standards, under appointment by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Under ANNA’s stewardship, ISINs are issued today more than 200 jurisdictions worldwide.

www.anna-web.org

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) is a not-for-profit organization established by the Financial Stability Board in June 2014 to support the implementation and use of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) globally. GLEIF services ensure the operational integrity of the Global LEI System. GLEIF also makes available the technical infrastructure to provide, via an open data license, access to the full global LEI repository free of charge to users. GLEIF is overseen by the LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee, which is made up of representatives of public authorities from across the globe. GLEIF has obtained the ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 certification for its Partnership Program Services to the LEI issuing organizations (LOUs). GLEIF is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

www.gleif.org/en and www.gleif.org/annual-report

Most innovative data-driven transformation project - Moody's Analytics

Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools to help business leaders make better, faster decisions. Our deep risk expertise, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology help our clients confidently navigate an evolving marketplace. We are known for our industry-leading and award-winning solutions, made up of research, data, software, and professional services, assembled to deliver a seamless customer experience. For more information about Moody’s Analytics: https://www.moodysanalytics.com/