Systems In The City Awards 2009

At a presentation in front of Stockbrokers, Fund Managers and Investment Banks on board HQS Wellington, Stephen Pinner, the Managing Director of Goodacre UK, announced this year’s winners of the Systems in the City Awards. Dr Ed Coats presented the winners with their respective Awards. In addition, Stephen Pinner presented John Hemming MP with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr Hemming founded John Hemming & Co, now JHC plc at the age of 23.

The Awards are determined by the number of votes cast which were subsequently verified by an independent panel of judges, comprising John Farthing (Kingston Smith), Graham Shuttlewood (Royal Bank of Scotland) and Bernie Till.


The winners were:


Company Awards
Best Corporate Action & Reference Data Provider: Interactive Data
Best Data Feed provider Interactive Data
Best Data Innovation Award: Vhayu
Best Information Display System: Proquote
Best Institutional Clearing Service: BNP Paribas Securities Services
Best Institutional Settlement System: Broadridge-GLOSS
Best Low Latency Technology: Vhayu
Best Marketing Material: Peterevans
Best Multilateral Trading Facility: (MTF) Chi-X
Best New Development: Sungard Ambit Apsys
Best Retail Settlement System: JHC
Best Wealth Management Clearing Service: Pershing Limited
Best Wealth Management System: Pulse Software
Best Website Development: MBA Systems
Most Cost Effective System: Investmaster
Most Effective Outsourcing Support: OMX Securities
Superior Customer Service: Rhyme Systems


Individual Awards
Sales Executive of the Year: John Munro -Sungard
Highest Rated CEO : Chris Potts – RhymeSystems
SIMA Award for Best Newcomer: James O’Sullivan – BNP Paribas Securities Services
APCIMS Awards for Exceptional Customer Service: Sara Smith – Peter Evans
Lifetime Achievement Award: John Hemming MP - JHC