Date: 01 June 2017

Tags: Awards

Watson Wheatley Winners at 2017 Alternative Investment Awards

Watson Wheatley Financial Systems, specialists in securities reconciliation, have again been recognised at the Alternative Investment Awards. Their comprehensive reconciliation platform iRecs picked up Best Reconciliation Platform at the 2017 awards after previous wins over the last 3 years.

Tom Wheatley, COO at Watson Wheatley Financial Systems:

                “The team here at Watson Wheatley are very pleased to receive this award as it recognises our progress with our iRecs software and our commitment to a high level of customer service. 2017 has already been extremely busy for us with 4 new clients coming on board, significant hires to strengthen our team and a great pipeline of prospects. It is an exciting time for our company and we look forward to the next 12 months of progress.”

Peter Rujgev, Awards Coordinator:

                “From multinational companies to individual investors, these awards showcase the talent and commitment of everyone working within this industry, investing in everything from collectable items, fine art and wines through to property and precious metals, whose hard work and professionalism is changing the financial landscape for the better. I would just like to congratulate all of my deserving winners and I hope to hear about their upcoming endeavours moving forward.”

ABOUT WATSON WHEATLEY FINANCIAL SYSTEMS Watson Wheatley Financial Systems is a reconciliation system vendor with worldwide clients including hedge funds, long-only asset managers and commodities traders. Its principal products are iRecs and Importer. iRecs is an extremely versatile and powerful reconciliation solution, used worldwide by clients with over $160bn in assets under administration. iRecs has recently been selected as the ‘Best Technology Vendor’ and ‘Best Reconciliation & Data Aggregation Software – UK’ at the 2017 Hedge Fund Awards.

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Tom has a background in investment operations working for both The Bank of New York and Cazenove Capital Management in London. He previously had a career in motorsport as a driver, instructor and operations manager both in the UK and North America. Tom holds a BSc (Hons.) in Motorsport Management from the University of Wales, the Executive MBA from Oxford University's Saïd Business School and the Investment Management Certificate.