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SEI is the proud recipient of several awards and honours each year. We consider this recognition a direct result of concentrating on our clients’ emerging needs, and creating consistently relevant solutions.

2014

SEI was selected as one of the Healthiest Employers of Greater Philadelphia by the Philadelphia Business Journal and UnitedHealthcare in 2014.

Al West received the distinction of Highly Commended in the Lifetime Achievement award category by Family Wealth Report (March 2014).

Philly.com selected SEI as a Top Workplace of 2014 (March 2014).

SEI was named "Most Innovative Fund Administrator" among service providers with over $30 billion in assets under administration in the 2014 HFMWeek European Hedge Fund Services Awards (March 2014).

SEI was named "Best Administrator - Client Service" by CTA Intelligence (February 2014).

2013

SEI was recognised as a Fit Friendly Company by the American Heart Association.

Pensions & Investments' named SEI one of the Best Places to Work in Money Management in 2013.

SEI was selected as a winner in the Main Line Gives Back Awards by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce (November 2013).

Deborah Sandgren was selected as a 2013 Women of Distinction winner by the Philadelphia Business Journal (October 2013).

SEI was selected to the InformationWeek 500 list in 2013 (September 2013).

SEI was selected as a Top Rated Fund Administrator by Global Custodian in 2013.

Pensions & Investments ranked SEI as the largest outsourcer by worldwide clients among investment outsourcing managers with over $50 billion in assets under management (Pensions & Investments, July 2013).

SEI was named one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT by IDG's Computerworld.

John Steinmetz was named the 2013 Top IT Pro in the Private Company Sector by the Philadelphia Business Journal (May 2013).

Pensions & Investments
ranked SEI in the top 10% of money managers (#62 out of 670) based on worldwide institutional client assets (Pensions & Investments, May 2013).

SEI was awarded the 2013 Fiduciary Management/Delegated Consultancy Firm of the Year at the Professional Pensions UK Pensions Awards.

SEI was designated as Best-In-Class in the CEB TowerGroup 2013 Trust Accounting Systems Technology Analysis in 3 of 4 categories evaluated: Workflow Management, User Experience, and Enterprise Support.

SEI was named "Most Innovative Fund Administrator" among service providers with over $30 billion in assets under administration in the 2013 HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Services Awards.

SEI was voted Best Technology Vendor (Global) in Wealthadviser’s 2013 Wealth Adviser Awards.

Drexel University's LeBow College of Business named Al West Business Leader of the Year.

2012

The SEI Canadian Equity Fund and the SEI Short Term Bond Fund received Lipper Fund Awards for outstanding performance.

SEI was named “Best Outsourcing Provider to the Buy Side” in the 2012 Buy-Side Technology Awards.

SEI was named “Best Fund Administrator” in the 2012 Buy-Side Technology Awards.

SEI was named “Most Innovative Fund Administrator” among service providers with over $30 billion in assets under administration in the 2012 HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Services Awards.

SEI was recognised as a Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association.

SEI was recognised as the most notable vendor in the Breadth of Functionality category by Celent in the research firm’s report: Ranking Wealth Management Platform Vendors.

The Philadelphia Business Journal included SEI on its 2012 list of “Fastest-Growing Public Companies.”

SEI was named “Hedge Fund Administrator of the Year”at the 2012 Global Investor Awards.

Tiburon Strategic Advisors recognised Al West with the Tiburon CEO Summit Award.

SEI was named “Best Service Provider”at the 2012 Hedge Funds World Awards Middle East.

SEI was named “Best Administrator – Technology Provider” in the 2012 HFMWeek European Service Provider Awards.

SEI was recognised by ETF Express as one of the 2012 Best North American ETF Administrators.

SEI was selected as one of the Healthiest Employers of Greater Philadelphia by the Philadelphia Business Journal and UnitedHealthcare.

Dennis McGonigle, CFO, SEI, was selected as a 2012 SmartCXO winner in the CFO category, by SmartCEO magazine.

2011

The SEI Canadian Equity Fund received the Lipper Fund Award  for outstanding performance.

In its survey of the largest managers of outsourced assets, Pensions & Investments ranked SEI first in total clients and third in total institutional outsourced assets.

Al West was recognised by Strategic Insight, a business intelligence provider to the worldwide fund industry, as one of the 60 most influential “Visionaries of the Modern Era of the Mutual Fund Industry.”

SEI was recognised as a Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association.

The SEI Wealth Network was named to the National Association of Board Certified Advisory Practices’ (NABCAP) Premier Advisor list, published by the Philadelphia Business Journal.
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SEI was selected as one of the 2011 Best Places to Work by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

SEI was awarded the 2011 Fiduciary Management/Delegated Consultancy Firm of the Year in the European Pensions Awards.

Dennis McGonigle, CFO, SEI, was selected as a finalist for CFO of the Year by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

SEI was named “Best Funds of Hedge Funds Administrator” among service providers with over $30 billion in assets under administration in the 2011 HFMWeek European Service Provider Awards.

SEI was named “Service Provider of the Year” at the 2011 annual Money Management Institute (MMI) Advisory Solutions Industry Leadership Awards.

SEI was selected as one of the Healthiest Employers of Greater Philadelphia by the Philadelphia Business Journal and UnitedHealthcare.

SEI was named to the 2011, 2009, 2007, and 2006 Global Outsourcing 100™ by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).
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2010

The SEI Canadian Equity Fund and the SEI Emerging Markets Equity Fund received Lipper Fund Awards for outstanding performance.

SEI was named Most Innovative Fund Administrator among service providers with over $30 billion in assets under administration in the 2010 HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Services Awards. 
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SEI was named Best Funds of Hedge Funds Administrator among service providers with over $30 billion in assets under administration in the 2010 HFMWeek US Hedge Fund Services Awards. 
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SEI was recognised as a Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association.

Pensions & Investments ranked SEI in the top 7% of money managers (#53 out of 714), based on US institutional client assets. (Pensions & Investments, June 28, 2010)

Pensions & Investments ranked SEI in the top 9% of money managers (#62 of 708), based on total worldwide institutional assets under management. (Pensions & Investments, May 31, 2010)

Investment Advisor recognised Al West as one of the 30 most influential people in and around the independent advice business in the magazine's “Thirty for Thirty.”

SEI was named one of the Top Workplaces by The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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2009

SEI was awarded Wealth Management Innovator of the Year at the Spears Wealth Management Awards held in London.

SEI was named to the 2009 and 2006 Greater Philadelphia Fast 50 Companies by Deloitte.
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HedgeFund.net ranked SEI the second-largest North American provider of fund of hedge fund services and the third-largest servicer of managed accounts for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds. The rankings were part of HedgeFund.net’s Q4 2008 Hedge Fund Administrator survey and based on assets under administration.

SEI was named to the 2009, 2007, and 2006 Global Outsourcing 100™ by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).
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Pensions & Investments ranked SEI in the top 9% of money managers (#61 of 725), based on total worldwide institutional assets under management. (May 18, 2009 issue of Pensions & Investments)

Pensions & Investments ranked SEI in the top 7% of money managers (#51 out of 737) based on US institutional client assets. (May 18, 2009 issue of Pensions & Investments)

2008

SEI was ranked the #1 U.S. Advisory Third Party Managed Account Provider (as of the end of 4Q 2008). (Cerulli Associates)

In the December 22, 2008 issue of Pensions & Investments, SEI was ranked #41 out of 300 on its listing of the top 300 managers of U.S. institutional tax-exempt assets.

In the December 22, 2008 issue of Pensions & Investments, SEI was ranked #115 out of 300 on the P&I/Watson Wyatt World’s 300 Largest Managers listing.

Computerworld ranked SEI #43 in its top 100 of best places to work in information technology.  Download article (PDF)

Philadelphia Magazine named SEI as best “Medium-Size Company” in their Best Places to Work issue.

2007

SEI was ranked the #2 Largest Global Manager of Managers by AUM Market Share (as of December 31, 2007). (Cerulli Associates)

SourceMedia ranked SEI #2 in the Efficiencies category of Annual Fund Operations Awards, as presented by Money Management Executive.

Forbes included SEI in its listing of Global Super Stars: The World’s 2,000 Largest Public Companies.

Barron’s ranked SEI #11 among all publicly traded companies having “at least 10 years in a row of growth in earnings per share.”

SEI was named to the 2007 and 2006 Global Outsourcing 100™ by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).
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