Platinum Sponsor


Abacus Group is an established, award-winning IT service provider focused on helping alternative investment firms by providing an enterprise technology platform specifically designed for the unique needs of the financial services industry. Abacus serves more than 400 investment firms across the US and UK.

The Abacus private cloud platform consists of AbacusFLEX, a comprehensive fully managed IT-as-a-Service solution that includes email, voice and infrastructure hosting, mobile device management, secure remote access, disaster recovery, and file access auditing. Abacus also provides fully managed application hosting designed specifically for a variety of hedge fund management software systems. Abacus is a long-time partner of Eze Software, currently hosting over 80 Eze clients on the Abacus private cloud platform. All Abacus solutions include 24x7x365 support and a best-in-breed technology stack, including enterprise-level cybersecurity protocols and an online portal for transparency into your hosted solution.

Abacus’s IT platform allows investment managers to source all of their technology needs as a cloud-based service. The Abacus platform’s scalability and on demand nature enables clients to grow their businesses to meet current and future capacity, storage and compliance requirements. Firms connect directly to Abacus’ IT applications and data via high-speed circuits with minimal on-site equipment, eliminating the need to purchase new hardware every few years or maintain a large team of dedicated IT staff.

Abacus has more than 100+ dedicated employees located in key geographies, including New York, San Francisco, London, Dallas, Boston, Los Angeles, Greenwich, Boston and Charlotte. Learn more at www.abacusgroupllc.com.

Gold Sponsors


Right technology is critical to the successful operations of every organization today. This is especially true in the Hedge Fund, Alternative Investment, and Investment Management industries. InfoHedge provides our clients with a competitive advantage by serving as more than a simple technology service provider – we go the extra step to work with you as a strategic technology partner. We enable you to focus all of your resources on making investment and business decisions by providing you with forward-thinking, unbiased, efficient and cost-effective Private Cloud Hosting Solutions uniquely suited to your business.

InfoHedge Technologies was founded by a team of technology professionals that split off from one of the largest and oldest multi-strategy hedge fund organizations to provide our deep, industry-specific expertise to a broader base of investment firms. Through years of practical experience, we have developed a comprehensive, end-to-end technology services package we can custom fit to a range of investment scenarios: start-up managers; small, medium or large firms with single or multiple strategies; prime brokers; and fund administrators. InfoHedge is in the business of setting industry standards in order to keep our clients efficient, cost effective, and on the cutting edge of emerging technology.


NEX GROUP offers customers better ways to execute trades and manage risk. Our products and services underpin the entire trade lifecycle pre-, during and post-execution. Our electronic trading platforms are industry standards. Customers use our lifecycle management and information services to optimise portfolios, control risk and reduce costs. We partner with emerging technology companies to bring greater efficiency, transparency, and scale to the world’s capital markets. NEX is headquartered in London with offices worldwide. NEX. Empowering markets. For more information, go to www.nex.com


Silver Sponsors


360T, Deutsche Börse Group’s FX powerhouse, is an independent, globally-established trading venue. The company provides web-based trading technology for OTC instruments, integration solutions and related services. In addition to its multi-bank portal for FX, Cash, Money Market and Interest Rate Derivatives products, 360T, together with Deutsche Börse Group, provides its clients with the most holistic offering on the market by combining FX OTC and on-exchange FX trading and clearing. This infrastructure is the foundation for a truly hybrid model and a unique future FX ecosystem.

360T’s secure global transaction network enables clients to trade with greater transparency and enhanced control at every stage of the trading lifecycle. The company also offers licensing for a hosted white labelled trading tech solution, between a scalable group of price-takers and either proprietary price providers or a rich selection of back-to-back liquidity sources. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 360T maintains subsidiaries in New York, Singapore, India and Dubai.

Further information: www.360t.com


Matsco Solutions is an IT Solutions Provider that specializes in helping financial service companies achieve the most efficient and cost effective IT model for their business. Our approach is unique, enabling us to deliver customized solutions for each client.  With offices in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, New York, Connecticut, and California, we have multiple datacenter facilities located throughout the UK, USA, China, Hong Kong, and Singapore. 

We specialize in Private Cloud Solutions, Start-Up Projects and Implementations, Technology Support and Monitoring, Business Consulting, IT Engineering and Design, Outsourcing, Project Management, and Application Development and Training.

Bronze Sponsors


Ascendant Compliance Management is a compliance consulting and technology firm with an exclusive focus on the asset management and securities industries. That focused approach is fundamental to our success in delivering excellence in all aspects of our service.

Our team shares a philosophy and commitment to the highest quality client service, to innovation, and to educational training and technological solutions for investment managers, broker-dealers, and private equity funds worldwide. Our consultants have diverse and complementary backgrounds, and our strength rests in the breadth of this experience, coupled with hands-on practical expertise.

Clients include dual registrants, enterprise platforms, asset aggregators, registered investment advisers, registered investment companies, wealth managers, family offices, hedge funds, private equity firms, alternative investment managers, and broker-dealers ranging in size from boutique firms to some of the world’s largest institutional asset managers.

Ascendant offers compliance solutions that are effective, customized, and aligned with regulatory expectations.

Edge Technology Group

Edge Technology Group is a sector-focused consultancy and fully-managed IT service provider exclusively representing firms within financial services. Edge delivers immediate, flexible and proprietary solutions that satisfy the needs of Hedge Funds worldwide. The company’s products and services include IT Infrastructure, Managed Services, Hedge Fund in a Box: a fully managed and hosted IT platform. Construction and Relocation, Support Services, Security Services, Network Engineering & Design, Voice & Telecommunications, CTO Advisory & Consultancy, Compliance Surveillance, Tier III, globally certified collocation and hosting and Disaster Recovery Services.

Edge has 7 locations across the US, Europe and Asia, including New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore, San Francisco, Austin and our corporate office in Greenwich, CT.


FIS is a global leader in financial services technology, with a focus on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, consulting and outsourcing solutions. Through the depth and breadth of our solutions portfolio, global capabilities and domain expertise, FIS serves more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 55,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing, financial software and banking solutions. Providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that empowers the financial world, FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. For more information about FIS, visit www.fisglobal.com.

Generic Network Systems

Generic Network Systems, GNS, provides expert technology management and hosting services for buy side financial firms and fund administrators.

GNS can supplement an in-house IT team or provide a complete technology solution for a client. GNS services include servers, desktops, networks, telephones, email, compliance systems, trading systems, and portfolio management applications.

GNS uses a best of breed approach based on the GNS private cloud, the AWS and Azure public clouds, and client owned systems. GNS understands that no two clients are the same, and tailors a specific solution for each client that will meet their needs.

GNS has extensive experience with the Eze Software suite of products, some of the largest firms in the world rely on GNS hosting and technology management services. With 7 colocation sites around the world, GNS supports over 180 buy side clients.


Ullink is a global provider of market leading multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants, including NYFIX, one of the industry’s largest FIX based trading communities. Trusted by over 150 of the world’s top-tier banks and brokers, the company provides consistent, reliable access to the most current and innovative trading solutions available. Our multi-asset solutions allow you to connect to your desired markets, trade when and where you want, while being able to comply with global regulation. From our 10 offices covering all the major global financial centers, our team will advise on the best approach to address your challenges and deploy our technology.

For more information, please contact connect@ullink.com or visit www.ullink.com.

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With more than 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities, data centers and offices in 16 countries, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes and standardizes the processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers. Industry owned and governed, the firm simplifies the complexities of clearing, settlement, asset servicing, data management and information services across asset classes, bringing increased security and soundness to financial markets. To learn more, please visit us at www.dtcc.com.

Eagle Investment Systems

Eagle is committed to helping financial institutions worldwide grow assets efficiently with its award-winning portfolio management suite of enterprise data management, investment accounting and performance measurement solutions that are delivered over its secure private cloud, Eagle ACCESSSM. Eagle deploys trusted solutions and services that create operational efficiencies and help
reduce complexity and risk. Eagle Investment Systems LLC is a subsidiary of BNY Mellon. Additional information is available at www.eagleinvsys.com or follow us on Twitter @eagleinvsys.

Eze Castle Integration

Founded in 1995, Eze Castle Integration is the global leader in strategic IT solutions and next-generation managed services for hedge funds and other investment management firms. With 650 clients around the globe, we deliver premier managed services for on-premise, private and hybrid cloud platforms as well as cybersecurity. Then we encase these complete solutions with award-winning client service and IT support.

With offices across the United States as well as London, Hong Kong and Singapore, we provide localized, personalized service on a global scale. Learn more at www.eci.com or by calling +1 800-752-1382.


LUX FTS provides high-quality business and technology solutions covering data warehousing, visualization, implementations, upgrades, multi-system integrations, and operational consulting.

Our flagship platform, LUX Transcend, integrates analytics faster empowering informed decision making for the entire organization. Transcend offers powerful, cost-effective integration, data warehousing, and custom portfolio intelligence dashboards creating greater efficiency and internal control. By creating a consolidated platform, Transcend makes it possible to automate mundane tasks and access data in a single place, optimizing reporting and speed. For more information, visit luxfts.com.    



For more than 40 years, MSCI’s research-based indexes and analytics have helped the world’s leading investors build and manage better portfolios.  Clients rely on our offerings for deeper insights into the drivers of performance and risk in their portfolios, broad asset class coverage and innovative research. 

Our line of products and services includes indexes, analytical models, data, real estate benchmarks and ESG research.  

MSCI serves 97 of the top 100 largest money managers, according to the most recent P&I ranking.  For more information, visit us at www.msci.com.


PortfolioScience specializes in risk management technology for financial institutions and hedge funds. The company’s RiskAPI® hosted service provides powerful risk analysis capabilities on-demand. RiskAPI includes all required data, computing, and infrastructure resources resulting in a complete end-to- end solution.

Individual users harness customizable risk and exposure analytics within Excel via the RiskAPI Add-In. Funds with complex requirements employ RiskAPI Enterprise to create firm-wide, sophisticated risk analysis applications. Financial services utilize the RiskAPI Enterprise system to provide clients with robust portfolio risk analysis features within their existing products.

Founded in 2000, PortfolioScience serves clients globally, spanning the brokerage, fund, and energy industries.

S3 Partners, LLC

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Trade Informatics

Trade Informatics is a premier provider of quantitative trading analytics serving institutional investors globally.  Trade Informatics helps institutional investors retain more of their alpha providing clients the tools and insights needed to succeed in an increasingly competitive investment environment through rigorous trade analysis, action-oriented consulting, industry-leading trade reporting, customized systematic trading and centralized workflow management. Trade Informatics is a member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information, go to: www.tradeinformatics.com