AsianInvestor magazine is pleased to announce the winners of its 2009 Service Provider Awards for fund servicing. Below we list the best index providers and the best audit and law firms. Tomorrow we will announce winners in prime broking and we conclude on Friday with trading and execution.

The awards will be given out at our annual black-tie dinner, this year to be held at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong on Thursday, October 15. For enquiries and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Rebekka Kristin on +852 2122 5203, or [email protected].

Summaries for each winner will be published in the November edition of AsianInvestor magazine. Congratulations!

Index Providers

Best provider of benchmark indices, Asia Pacific
FTSE

Best provider of tradable indices, Asia Pacific
MSCI Barra

Best local provider of indices
Hang Seng Indexes

Auditing & Legal

Best auditor, funds advice
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Best auditor, tax services for funds
Ernst & Young

Best onshore law firm for asset management, Asia ex-Japan
Clifford Chance

Best onshore law firm for asset management, Japan
Sidley Austin

Best law firm for alternative assets
White & Case

Best offshore law firm
Maples & Calder