Acuity Knowledge Partners awarded iF Design Award 2024 for BEAT BankerHub

Bangalore, March 12, 2024 – Acuity Knowledge Partners announced that BEAT BankerHub, its Investment Banking pitchbook automation platform, has won the prestigious iF Design Award 2024 in the service design discipline. The iF Design Award is organized each year by the world’s oldest independent design organization, Hannover-based iF International Forum Design GmbH.

BEAT BankerHub won over the 132-member jury, made up of independent experts from all over the world, due to its innovative design, usability, aesthetics, emotional appeal, and impact. The competition was intense: almost 11,000 entries were submitted from 72 countries in hopes of receiving the seal of quality

BEAT BankerHub revolutionizes the deal origination process in Investment Banking by streamlining and automating tasks, enhancing efficiency, and providing real-time insights for strategic management decisions. The platform’s unique colors, clear layout, and user-friendly design make it an engaging and efficient tool for bankers. Its comprehensive solution, integration of AI and expert knowledge, and ability to manage, collaborate, and navigate with ease and efficiency set it apart from other solutions in the market.

"We are deeply honored to have been awarded the iF Design Award for BEAT BankerHub," remarked David Fellows, Chief Digital Officer of Acuity Knowledge Partners. "This accolade reinforces our dedication to providing an enjoyable and user-friendly experience with BEAT BankerHub. It's designed to enable our clients to complete tasks more swiftly and with greater ease, ensuring not only rapid turnaround times but also a more satisfying and productive working environment. This recognition highlights our commitment to not just meeting, but exceeding, user expectations in every aspect of our service."

This award marks the second year in a row that Acuity Knowledge Partners was recognized by the iF Design Award. In 2023, Acuity was awarded in the service design discipline for BEAT CreditPulse, its automated credit report underwriting product.

More information about BEAT BankerHub can be found in the “Winners & iF Ranking” section on .

About Acuity Knowledge Partners

Acuity Knowledge Partners (Acuity) is a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics and technology solutions to the financial services sector, including asset managers, corporate and investment banks, private equity and venture capital firms, hedge funds and consulting firms. Its global network of over 6,000 analysts and industry experts, combined with proprietary technology, supports more than 500 financial institutions and consulting companies to operate more efficiently and unlock their human capital, driving revenue higher and transforming operations. Acuity is headquartered in London and operates from 10 locations worldwide.

Acuity was established as a separate business from Moody’s Corporation in 2019, following its acquisition by Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone). In January 2023, funds advised by global private equity firm Permira acquired a majority stake in the business from Equistone, which remains invested as a minority shareholder.

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About the iF Design Award

Since 1954, the iF Design Award has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for excellent design. The iF Design brand is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services, and the iF Design Award is one of the most important design prizes in the world. It honors design achievements in all disciplines: product, packaging, communication and service design, architecture and interior architecture as well as professional concept, user experience (UX) and user interface (UI). All award-winning entries are featured on

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Acuity Knowledge Partners

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