Specialist re/insurance software firm, CATEX was recognised as the top technology provider by our survey respondents, scoring 6.4, and followed by Oracle at 6.17.
Nephila Capital claimed the top spot in the investment fund category with a score of 6.57, hotly pursed by Twelve Capital and Aeolus which received scores of 6.48 and 6.16.
Claiming the top spot with 6.69, Swiss Re Capital Markets (SRCM) was commended highly throughout by participants.
Goldman Sachs slipped into first place for best bank for capital raising and M&A with a score of 6.38, followed closely by JP Morgan with a score of 6.282 and Deutsche Bank with 6.277, second and third place being hotly contested.
Citi rolled into the top spot for best bank for cash management & custody services with a score of 6.527, followed closely by Deutsche Bank on 6.526 and JP Morgan with 6.522.
This year’s best asset manager, Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), received a score of 6.24, followed by JP Morgan Asset Management with 6.19 and Black Rock with 6.14.
Citi once again reached the top spot for best bank for letters of credit with a score of 6.43. Following closely behind were Barclays with 6.42 and HSBC with 6.36.
Wells Fargo claimed first place for best bank for collateral trusts with a score of 6.46, followed closely by Deutsche Bank with 6.36 and BNY Mellon with 6.31.
Best Reinsurance Broker for Client Responsiveness (revenues of less than $1bn) winner: JLT Towers Re
JLT Towers Re reigned supreme as it secured the top spot for best reinsurance broker for client responsiveness with revenues of less than $1 billion with a score of 6.32 out of 10. Formed in 2013, the business combined Towers Watson’s reinsurance broking business and JLT Re.
Two brokers, JLT Towers Re and Beach & Associates, battled it out for the top slot for best reinsurance broker for innovation with revenues of less than $1 billion, with the former just pipping Beach & Associates to the post with a score of 6.478 out of 10.