AsianInvestor is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 Service Provider Awards, recognising excellence in supporting the buy-side in Asia Pacific. Today we name the winners in legal, accounting and index services, and conclude on Tuesday with equities trading and execution.

The awards will be presented at our black-tie dinner at the JW Marriott hotel in Hong Kong, to be held on the evening of Thursday, November 21. For enquiries and sponsorship opportunities, please email Rebekka Kristin or call her on +852 2122 5203.

Summaries for each winning entry and photographs from the dinner will be published in our December magazine edition. Congratulations to the winners.

Legal services provider of the year
To be announced at the awards dinner

Best law firm, Asia ex-Japan
Simmons & Simmons

Best law firm, alternatives
Ropes & Gray

Best law firm, Japan
Bingham McCutchen

Best offshore law firm
Ogier

Best compliance services provider
CompliancePlus Consulting

Best auditor, funds advice
PwC

Best auditor, tax advice
Ernst & Young

Best benchmark index provider
MSCI

Best tradable index provider
Markit

Best index provider, local markets
China Securities Index Co