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Web Financial Group wins SYSTEMS IN THE CITY AWARDS 2017 for Best Research Data Solution

For the fifth consecutive year Web Financial Group has received the recognition of the UK Financial Services Industry being awarded as “Best research data solution” during the Systems in the City Awards. Leading suppliers of services and systems for the regulated investment sector were confirmed at the annual Systems in The City Awards presentation which took place on the 14th of July at Merchant Taylors’ Hall..

Jenny Diehl, Director Global Sales Team of Web Financial Group, was on hand to receive the award: “We pride ourselves on offering our clients the bespoke solutions they need to continue to grow and evolve in an ever changing digital landscape”


During the event the attendees had a chance to win a Range Rover Evoque by playing a dice game, courtesy of Web Financial Group, one of the event's sponsors.

Win a Range Rover Evoque Sponsors: All Funds Bank, Clearstream, Deutche Börse Group, Dion, Iress, Platform Securities and Web Financial Group

Stephen Pinner, Managing Director of Goodacre UK, closed the event taking stock of the 21th edition of the awards:

“The pressure on service and system suppliers is intense and shows no sign of letting up with the forthcoming requirements to meet regulatory challenges such as MiFID ll and GDPR. We received 25% more applications for SITC nominations this year which shows how highly respected these awards have become. All nominees and winners are to be congratulated for their work, most of which is done ‘behind the scenes’ to ensure that our investment services operate efficiently”.

Company Awards (Best in each Category)

  • Best Risk Management Solution: BITA RISK
  • Best Global Financial Market Support: CLEARSTREAM BANKING
  • Best Investment Platform: COFUNDS LIMITED
  • Best Online Development: CREALOGIX
  • Best Innovative Solution: DION GLOBAL SOLUTIONS
  • Best Banking Software: AVALOQ
  • Best Investment Analytics: FACTSET
  • Best Digital Based Investing System: INVESTCLOUD
  • Best Self Clearing Solution: TORSTONE
  • Best Research Data Solution: WEB FINANCIAL GROUP
  • Best Digital Advisor Client Solution: OBJECTWAY
  • Best Sharia Compliant Banking Solution: PATH SOLUTIONS
  • Best Scalable Settlement Support Service: PERSHING
  • Best Outsourced Clearing and Settlement: PLATFORM SECIRITIES
  • Best Client Reporting System: SIMCORP CORIC
  • Best Corporate Actions Data Service: SIX FINANCIAL INFORMATION
  • Best Buy Side Solution: GPP
  • Best CRM Solution: WEALTH DYNAMIX
  • Best High Performance Trading Solution: VELA TRADING TECHNOLOGIES
  • Best Reconciliations Solution: AutoRek
  • Best Hardware Outsourcing Solution: LANWARE
  • Best Trading Platform: IRESS
  • The Clearstream Award for Best Wealth Management System: JHC SYSTEMS

Individual Awards

  • Exceptional Service Standards: Neil Thomas, SIX Financial Information
  • Exceptional Customer Support: Damian Maguire, Vela Trading Technologies
  • Technical Excellence: Amanda Fisher, InvestCloud
  • Client Consultancy: Ellen Sumbler, IRESS
  • Product Specialist: Melanie Meadwell, IRESS
  • Product Manager: Suman Rao, Dion Global Solutions
  • CEO of the Year: Philip Brown, Clearstream Banking
  • Lifetime Achievement: Steve Wise, InvestCloud
  • Customer Service Support: Huw O'Dell, Allfunds Bank
  • Commitment to Service Support: Steve Jowett, Broadridge
  • Client Account Manager: Theresa Powers, Platform Securities
  • Oustanding Service Standards: David Meldrum, Cofunds
  • Excellence in Account Management: Julia Cornford, JHC
  • Excellence in Outsourcing Support: Darrian Marsden, Lanware
  • Support Specialist: Ed O'Leary, Objectway