Waters Rankings

Entry is straightforward: Simply select the appropriate category, fill out your company name, list the product or service you are entering, along with your contact details so that we can get in touch with you in the event that your organization wins. Once we have compiled the categories ─ every firm entering a category, irrespective of how many they choose to enter, will feature on the category short lists, on the condition that the product/service is entered in the appropriate category ─ we will open the voting to our readers on May 22, who will have until June 08 to complete a survey indicating which product/service deserves to win each category.



Waters Rankings 2019


July 10th 2019 | Manhattan Penthouse, New York


View the 2019 winners

The 17th annual Waters Rankings will take place at the Manhattan Penthouse on July 10th, 2019.


Important Information:

The call for listings (entries) opened on April 8th

The call for listings (entries) will closed on May 3rd

Reader voting opened on May 7th

Reader voting closed on May 31st

Winners will be announced on July 10th



The Waters Rankings are the only awards program where the category winners are determined exclusively by the WatersTechnology readers.


There were 33 categories on offer for 2019, divided into five sections:

Trading Services

Trading Tools

Data Management

Compliance, Risk Management and the Back Office

Infrastructure and Connectivity


Across the 33 categories, every firm that enter a category, irrespective of how many it chose to enter, is featured on the category shortlists and reader survey.