Gravitas Named 2013 Best Outsourced Technology Infrastructure Provider by HFM Week

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Gravitas, a co-sourcing platform providing cloud technology, collaborative outsourcing, risk analytics, research support and middle office services to the alternative investment industry has been named, “Best Outsourced Technology Infrastructure Provider” in HFMWeek’s prestigious annual US Hedge Fund Services Awards.

“The long-term success of investment management firms in today's challenging marketplace hinges on their ability to scale their business as well as develop an operating platform to deal with constantly evolving investor and regulatory needs,” said Gravitas CEO Jayesh Punater. “Firms must outperform the market while navigating a deluge of data, regulations and complex analytics at peak performance. That’s why we’re especially honored to be named Best Outsourced Technology Infrastructure Provider by HFMWeek, our second HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Services Award in two years.”

Gravitas provides comprehensive managed services for IT and Co-Sourcing™, to support funds throughout every stage of growth from startups to large, established alternative asset management firms. Gravitas Private Cloud provides funds with a secure, turn-key, multi-tenant cloud environment for hosting, development or disaster recovery utilizing the most advanced converged VCE™ Vblock™ technology from industry leaders Cisco, EMC and VMware.

HFMWeek Service Awards recognize hedge fund service providers that have outperformed their peer group over the course of the year. The awards are judged both quantitatively and qualitatively, producing final shortlists of candidates that have demonstrated financial progress, growth and genuine innovation across a number of different business areas. Last year, Gravitas was named “Best Overall Technology Firm” in HFMWeek’s annual US Hedge Fund Services Awards.

About Gravitas

Gravitas is a leading co-sourcing platform providing cloud technology and collaborative outsourcing for investment support and middle office services to the alternative investment industry. Founded in 1996, the company provides hedge funds, private equity funds and other alternative asset managers with unique and flexible co-sourced offerings for systems integration, technical support, risk analytics, software development, investment operations, investment research support and more. From co-sourcing and advisory through implementation, Gravitas designs creative solutions that give clients the operational freedom to invest, innovate, and scale. The company is based in New York with offices in Chicago, Greenwich, Mumbai and Ahmedabad, India. www.gravitas.co