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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2017 A-Team Group DMR Awards

A-Team Group announced the winners of its Data Management Review (DMR) Awards at a well-attended ceremony at Merchant Taylors’ Hall today. The awards are designed to recognise leading players providing data management solutions and services to capital markets participants. See complete list of awards and winners below.

The DMR awards are now in their fifth year and, on this occasion, were hosted by Andrew Delaney, Chief Content Officer at A-Team Group. Delaney was joined by Michael Edwards, better known as Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards, as guest speaker and presenter of the awards. Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards was the first competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping in 1998.

Delaney says: “Congratulations to the winners of this year’s A-Team Group DMR Awards and thank you to everyone who voted. We had a large number of nominations and votes across all categories, which signals growing acceptance of third-party data management solutions and a drive towards innovation in capital markets.”

This year’s award categories range from best sell-side and buy-side data management platforms to solutions for managed services, corporate actions processing, data aggregation, data lineage, entity data, Know Your Client (KYC) and client onboarding, performance measurement, and fund accounting, portfolio and data management. Categories for data providers include best sell-side data and best buy-side data, pricing and valuations data, index data and corporate actions data.

As well as product categories, editor’s recognition awards were presented at the event for best data management practitioner, best data management vendor professional, and best innovation in data management. These particularly prestigious awards were received by Julia Bardmesser, global head of data integration at Deutsche Bank; John Mason, global head, regulatory and market structure propositions, Financial and Risk Division at Thomson Reuters; and S&P Global Market Intelligence.

And the winners are:

Category Company Winner Name
Best Sell-Side Enterprise Data Management Platform GoldenSource
Best Buy-Side Data Management Platform IHS Markit Enterprise Data Management
Best Sell-Side Managed Services Solution SmartStream RDU
Best Buy-Side Managed Services Solution Bloomberg Polarlake
Best Corporate Actions Processing Platform IHS Markit Information Mosaic
Best Risk Data Aggregation Platform SAS
Best Fund Accounting, Portfolio Management & Data Platform SimCorp
Best Data Provider to the Sell Side Thomson Reuters
Best Data Provider to the Buy Side Bloomberg
Best Entity Data Solution Thomson Reuters
Best Pricing & Valuations Data Provider ICE Data Services
Best Index Data Provider FactSet
Best KYC & Client On-Boarding Solution Fenergo
Best Data Lineage Solution Solidatus
Best Corporate Actions Data Provider ICE Data Services
Best Performance Measurement System FactSet
Editor’s Recognition Award for Best Data Management Practitioner Julia Bardmesser
Editor’s Recognition Award for Best Data Management Vendor Professional John Mason
Editor’s Recognition Award for Innovation S&P Global Market Intelligence

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