Leaders in Trading awards winners announced

Winners of The TRADE's Leaders in Trading 2015 were awarded in London on 19 November.

Last night The TRADE’s Leaders in Trading 2015 honoured the top performers in their respective fields at the Museum of London.

The evening saw more industry leaders than ever before get together to celebrate talent and innovation across the industry, and was accompanied this year by the Rising Stars of Trading and Execution – sponsored by UBS – which recognised the up-and-coming traders of the future.

The TRADE would like to congratulate the winners and thank everyone who took part, including our sponsors – ITG, London Stock Exchange Group, Macquarie, Turquoise and UBS.

See below for the full list of winners and Rising Stars

The Hall of Fame

Outstanding TCA provider – Markit

Outstanding trading venue – Liquidnet

Outstanding technology vendor – Tradeweb

Outstanding market data provider – Interactive Data

Sell-side lifetime achievement – Richard Balarkas

Buy-side lifetime achievement – Paul Squires

Buy-side awards

Trader of the Year Hedge Funds – Benjamin Bouillou, GLG Partners

Trader of the Year Long-only – Christoph Hock, Union Investment

Mid-Cap Trader of the Year – Sascha Becker, Allianz Global Investors

Trading Desk of the Year – AXA IM trading and securities financing desk

Project of the Year – Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Multi-Asset Desk of the Year – Candriam

Post-Trade Project of the Year – State Street Global Advisors

Blue ribbon categories

Execution Consistency (Hedge Funds) – Deutsche Bank

Clients using more than four Providers (Long Only) – Top Ranked: J.P. Morgan

Clients Using Algorithms for more than 40% of Trading (Long Only) – UBS

Clients with Assets >$50bn (Long Only) – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Hedge fund categories

Reducing Market Impact (Hedge Funds) – Bloomberg Tradebook

Dark Pool Access (Hedge Funds) – Credit Suisse

Price Improvement (Hedge Funds) – ITG

Smart Order Routing (Hedge Funds) – Bloomberg Tradebook

Ease of Use – (Hedge Funds) – UBS

Internal Crossing (Hedge Funds) – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Trade Productivity (Hedge Funds) – J.P. Morgan

Cost and Commissions (Hedge Funds) – Instinet

Customer Support (Hedge Funds) – Instinet

Anonymity (Hedge Funds) – Goldman Sachs

Speed and Latency (Hedge Funds) – Morgan Stanley

Customisation (Hedge Funds) – Citi

Execution Consulting and Analytics (Hedge Funds) – ITG

Long-only categories

Ease of Use (Long Only) – UBS

Reducing Market Impact (Long Only) – Instinet

Execution Consistency (Long Only) – Citi

Anonymity (Long Only) – Bernstein

Crossing (Long Only) – Credit Suisse

Trader Productivity (Long Only) – J.P. Morgan

Customer Support (Long Only) – Bernstein

Clients Based in the UK (Long Only) – Credit Suisse

Clients Based in Europe (Long Only) – UBS

Ones to watch

Algorithmic trading: Response Numbers – EXANE BNP PARIBAS

Algorithmic trading: Client Scores – Société Générale

Rising Stars

James Hathaway – First State Investments

Sam Spencer – Investec Asset Management

Russell Penn – Newton

Benjamin Bouillou – GLG Partners

Francesca Bullo – Generali Investments Europe

Gareth Coltman – Market Axess

Darren Fancourt – Seven Investment Management

Jonathan Finney – Fidelity Investment Management

Derek Flynn – Bluecrest Capital Management

Daniel Hughes – Ascentric

Vanaja Indra – Insight Investment

Zac Lewis – Liontrust

Rory Magrath – Union Bancaire Privée

Angela McLean – Nikko Asset Management

Matthew McLoughlin – Liontrust Asset Management

Tim Meggs – Fulcrum Asset Management

Terence Nahar – Aberdeen Asset Management

Alexander Neil – EFG Bank AG

Arjun Singh-Muchelle – Investment Association

Tim Snelgrove – Rare Infrastructure

Oliver Steinki – Evolutiq

David Sturgeon – Alliance Trust

Ben Thompson – BlueBay Asset Management

Matt Tonge – Liontrust

Vincenzo Vedda – Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Kristian West – JP Morgan Asset Management

Jonty Field – Quantiative Brokers

Adam Batley – Aviva Investors

Raymond Joesoef – Delta Lloyd Asset Management

Jason Recordon – Henderson Global Investors

Russell Beer – Aberdeen Asset Management

Darren Bustin – Royal London Asset Management

Guillaume Chauvin – Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Stefan Garcia – Source

Jay Hockey – Schroders

Tim Marchant – Cardwell Investment

Jean Sayegh – Lyxor

Michel Vannier – Allianz Global Investors

Jin Wong – Old Mutual Global Investors