19. Best index provider

Best index provider

Barclays Capital

A high focus on client service and support are cited as key factors enabling Barclays Capital to secure top spot in this year's Index Provider category. Globally the house has a team of around 30 staff supporting clients across both its benchmark and strategy index family offerings.

Barclays Capital boasts over 3,000 institutional clients globally that directly use its index platform. However, the overall number is swelled by significant redistribution of it