Ernst & Young LLP (EY) (No. 1 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) has been named Best Overall Advisory Firm by the HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards for the second consecutive year, and also earned the title of Best Accounting Firm, representing the eighth year EY has earned this recognition.
HFM notes that EY received Best Overall Advisory Firm for its unsurpassed level of innovation and unmatched client service and Best Accounting Firm for its ability to help clients achieve superior growth.
"EY is honored to receive these awards, a true testament to our commitment to lead innovative service offerings in the hedge fund sector and exceed our clients' expectations," said Michael Serota, Partner, Financial Services Organization, Ernst & Young LLP, and EY Global Leader of Hedge Fund Services. "Our globally integrated teams continue to excel at guiding organizations through the evolving hedge fund industry landscape, anticipating their unique regulatory, accounting, tax and technology needs, while advancing their long-term growth goals."
Each year the HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards honor service and solution providers within the hedge fund sector that have demonstrated exceptional innovation, client service and performance over the past 12 months. Entries undergo two stages of judging, shortlisting and final judging, and are assessed both quantitatively and qualitatively. At each stage, a panel of senior level industry representatives evaluates performance results, qualitative information and client testimonials to reach their decision.
"We are extremely proud of EY's legacy as a firm that provides the best consultancy and product innovation to valued clients," said Natalie Deak, Partner, Financial Services Organization, Ernst & Young LLP, and EY Americas Hedge Fund Markets Co-leader. "With a future-forward focus, we are confident we can continue taking our clients' commercial success and business growth to the next level."
In addition to providing core audit and tax services, EY offers a wide range of specialty services that can help clients manage risk and improve their organizations' growth, operational efficiency and regulatory compliance. The EY Global Hedge Fund practice consists of dedicated professionals who serve the hedge fund industry across key financial centers in North America, South America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.
The full list of HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards winners is accessible via the following link: http://bit.ly/2gSWpTI.