Acuity Knowledge Partners Wins 2023 HFM US Services Award for Best Outsourced ManCo

London, 14 September 2023Acuity Knowledge Partners (Acuity), a leading provider of bespoke research, analytics, staffing and technology solutions to the financial services sector, announced that it won the ‘Best Outsourced ManCo’ award in the annual With Intelligence HFM US Services Awards. Acuity was also shortlisted as a finalist in the 'Best Outsourced Operations/Finance Service’ category.

“It is an honour for Acuity Knowledge Partners to receive recognition from the prestigious HFM US Services Awards. This acknowledgement demonstrates our comprehensive capabilities in the hedge fund industry,” said Damian Burleigh, Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer of Acuity Knowledge Partners. “We are proud of our dedicated teams of analysts who work as a natural extension of our hedge fund advisory clients’ internal teams, providing them with unique customised data and transformation capabilities. Our best-in-class talent delivers excellence to investment teams across multiple functions, from data science and portfolio research and operations to equities, fixed income, and private equity.”

Acuity supports some of the most sophisticated funds globally, including 6 of the top 10 global hedge funds looking to scale efficiently, through its network of skilled talent using integrated technology. Acuity’s Business Excellence and Automation Tools (BEAT), a collection of customisable technology capabilities, provides a superior solution to that of standard stock service providers, and a significant cost advantage.

Chanakya Dissanayake, Managing Director and Co-Head Global Delivery Acuity Knowledge Partners added: “This recognition is testimony to the valuable support we provide our global clients across the investment research lifecycle. Our extensive domain expertise makes us a preferred outsourcing partner for our customers. By leveraging our flexible hedge fund solutions, our clients have been able to embrace innovative technologies and benefit from proprietary investment research processes that scale with their growth and improve their operational efficiency.”

The 2023 With Intelligence HFM US Services Awards recognise hedge fund service providers that demonstrate exceptional client service, innovative product development and strong and sustainable business growth. Award nominees are judged against the criteria of commercial success and business growth, product or service innovation, client testimonials, as well as upcoming product or service developments.

A panel of leading hedge fund COOs, CFOs, CCOs, GCs and CTOs selected winners based on the overall strength of their nomination, as well as face-to-face judging sessions for selected award categories.

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.

For more information, please visit www.acuitykp.com

Media contact:
Stuti Das
Global Head of Communications and PR
Acuity Knowledge Partners
stuti.das@acuitykp.com

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