S3 Partners Wins Awards From Waters, HFM

Buy Side and Sell Side leaders validate S3 BLACKLIGHT™ platform, company’s high-tech/high-touch approach

NEW YORK--()--S3 Partners, a financial data, analytics and services firm, today announced it received two leading industry awards for its work with asset managers, hedge funds and financial intermediaries.

Waters presented S3 with the award for Best Big Data Provider to the Buy Side at the company’s annual Buy-Side Technology Awards in London. Waters and Buy-Side Technology are part of financial publishing company Incisive Media, which also publishes Risk.

The S3 BLACKLIGHT SaaS platform offers single sign-on, comprehensive, industry-standard data, aggregation and award-winning analytics for over $1.4 trillion AuA worldwide. Clients use S3 BLACKLIGHT's Big Data Analytics to determine fairness in rates, spreads, margin, contracts and counterparty risk.

“As asset managers are taking in greater amounts of data, these firms are struggling with how best to capture, store, retrieve, disseminate and analyze this sea of information,” said Anthony Malakian, U.S. Editor at Waters. “Waters congratulates S3 Partners on being recognized as the best big data provider to the buy side thanks to its S3 BLACKLIGHT solution, which helps large asset managers to tackle these data-related challenges.”

HFM recognized S3 in October as Best Overall Advisory Firm. The organization cited S3’s unique approach combining human expertise, high touch, and technology, high tech, to increase the value of post-and pre-trade processes. S3 has a team of deeply knowledgeable experts for helping clients with financing, treasury and counterparty risk. This is the third year in a row S3 has been recognized for service and advisory excellence.

“S3 is both FIN and TECH. We have the best technology AND the best service, allowing clients to determine fairness for rates, spreads, margin and contracts,” said Bob Sloan, S3 founder. “It is an honor to have our touch through technology offering recognized three years in a row for being the best service in the asset management space. We thank both Waters and HFM for their time and effort in identifying the truly best in the field.”

More information about the HFM U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards can be found at http://hfm.global/events/hfm-us-hedge-fund-services-awards-2015/ and on the Waters awards at http://events.waterstechnology.com/bstawards.

About S3

S3 Partners is a financial data, analytics and services firm. Asset managers, financial intermediaries and hedge funds use the company’s products and solutions to enrich their relationships and determine fairness in rates, spreads, margin and contracts. The firm’s hosted BLACKLIGHT™ SaaS platform offers single sign-on, comprehensive, industry-standard data, aggregation and award-winning analytics for over $1.4 trillion AuA worldwide. http://www.s3partners.net/

Contacts

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Jon Schubin, +1 646-395-6300
S3@cognitomedia.com

Contacts

Cognito
Jon Schubin, +1 646-395-6300
S3@cognitomedia.com