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Waters Rankings 2013: Best Agency Brokerage — ITG

In times of constrained liquidity and fragmentation—and the risk and cost that comes with those conditions—firms are pushing harder than ever for cutting-edge algorithms and top-tier crossing capabilities. It’s this combination that has lead Waters’…

Waters Rankings 2013: Best Sell-Side OMS Provider — Bloomberg

The extent to which a company dominates the market in which it operates can be seen in the way its name becomes a proxy for all offerings in that particular segment. Hoover, Coke, Tannoy, and iPod are all examples of this phenomenon. So too is Bloomberg,…

Waters Rankings 2013: Best Risk Analytics Provider — Numerix

It won’t come as too much of a surprise that Waters’ readers who chose Numerix as the top credit risk solution provider, also named the New York-based firm as the best risk analytics provider. This is the second year in a row that Numerix has done the…

Waters Rankings 2013: Best Datacenter Provider — Equinix

When it comes to financial services-focused datacenters, Equinix continues to lead the field in terms of expansion and offerings. Stretching across financial centers in North and South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, the vendor’s reach is truly global…

Waters Rankings 2013: All Change, No Change

This year, the Waters Rankings can best be described as a mix of lots of change and no change at all—we welcomed a number of new victors to the winners’ circle who have taken their places alongside those vendors and service providers that continue to…

Waters Rankings 2013: Best Network Provider — IPC Systems

Networks are an increasingly vital part of the global capital markets ecosystem, linking buyers and sellers, providing liquidity, and reducing technology strain across the industry. Many claim to have localized networks in datacenters, private cloud…

Waters Rankings 2013: Best Cloud-based Service Provider — BT

BT has followed up its win in the corresponding category in the inaugural Sell-Side Technology Awards by being voted best cloud-based services provider by Waters’ readers thanks to its ubiquitous BT Radianz Cloud offering, which, since the beginning of…

Waters Rankings 2013: Best Full-Service Brokerage — JPMorgan

Traditionally, this is a category that has been dominated by Goldman Sachs, but the last two years have seen two different winners, with JPMorgan being named as the best full-service broker for 2013. Perhaps this shift is a sign of the challenging market…