Leadership team also recognized with finance industry awards
NEW YORK, November 2, 2017 – Abacus Group, a leading provider of hosted IT solutions for alternative investment firms, has won a 2017 HFM US Hedge Fund Services Award, recognized as “Best Outsourced Tech Infrastructure Provider.”
The award honors providers of services and solutions to the hedge fund sector that have demonstrated exceptional innovation, customer service and performance over the past 12 months.
Abacus Group has also been “highly commended” in the “best cyber-security solution” category of the CTA Intelligence 2017 European Services Awards and shortlisted in the “best cloud hosting service,” “best outsourced solution” and “best cyber-security solution” categories of the HFM Technology 2017 European Technology Awards.
Earlier this year, Abacus Group won a 2017 Markets Choice Award as “Best in Cloud.” This award, presented by Markets Media Group, recognizes excellence within the most important sectors of institutional markets and trading, including buy-side trading desks, sell-side brokers, exchanges and trading platforms, traditional technology providers and emerging fintech concerns.
“Abacus Group is growing fast, as evidenced by the 50-plus clients that we added in the first half of 2017,” said CEO Chris Grandi. “We appreciate the industry recognition of the value that we are bringing to the alternative asset management space.”
In addition, Abacus Group has been honored over the last several months for excellence in financial technology services via the following:
- Ranked 49th on the MSPMentor 501 list, which recognizes the managed services industry’s “most respected” firms based on proprietary criteria among the top 501 managed service providers in North America by MSPMentor.
- Ranked 74th on the CRN Fast Growth 150 list, which recognizes the fastest growing solution providers, technology integrators, IT consultants and strategic service providers in North America by The Channel Company. The list requires companies report gross sales of at least $1 million and then ranks them according to their two-year growth rate.
The leadership team at Abacus Group has also received industry peer recognition in 2017. Finance Monthly has ranked Abacus Group Founder, Chairman and CEO Chris Grandi as one of 2017’s “Top CEOs,” which celebrates the success, innovation and strategic vision of CEOs across a wide variety of sectors and industries globally. And, Abacus Group Director of Project Management Meena Jeenarain was recently nominated for a Markets Choice Women in Finance Award, to be presented by Markets Media Group at an event in New York City on November 7th.