AsianInvestor is pleased to announce the first batch of our Asset Management Awards for 2021.

For the first day of these annual awards, we are revealing the best asset service providers across custody, global index services, auditing and tax, the best law firm supporting asset management needs, as well as a new award focused upon the top provider of data and technology solutions to investors. . 

We will follow on Monday (May 3) by revealing the outstanding funds by asset class, continue on Tuesday by announcing the standout fund managers across the major Asia markets and conclude on Wednesday with the Best Marquee winners, including the Best Asia Fund House and Asset Manager of the Year. 

We would like to extend our gratitude to this year's awards judges. Their frank assessments of the shortlisted candidates for the Asset Service Provider and Marquee awards proved invaluable in identifying this year's winners. 

ASSET SERVICE PROVIDER AWARDS


Best Global Custodian for Mutual Funds
HSBC


Best Global Custodian for Asset Owners
BNY Mellon


Best Bank for Cross Border Custody
HSBC


Best Auditor, funds and tax 
EY


Best Global Index Provider
MSCI


Best Law Firm, Asset Management
Deacons


Best Data/Technology Services Provider 
BNY Mellon Data and Analytics Solutions


Many thanks to all asset service provider institutions who took the time to participate in this year's nomination process.