Awards and Recognitions

The models and methodologies which form the foundation of, not only our software and services, but also many in-house development projects worldwide, have been peer recognised as shaping today’s global energy markets.

2019

Energy Risk Software Survey

Lacima achieved ten #1 rankings and overall ranked in the top five for 23 categories.  It is the seventh straight year that Lacima has been voted #1 in these annual rankings.  These wins affirm Lacima as the global leader in energy and commodities analytics and a dominant player in the E/CTRM space

Lacima was ranked in the following categories:

Futures and options software

  • Market risk:analytics (1st)
  • Market risk: stress testing (1st)
  • Model valuation (1st)
  • Risk and analytics visualisation (1st)
  • Market risk: management and reporting
  • Best customer services/support
  • Portfolio management
  • Position management
  • Overall ease of using the system
  • Credit risk

Enterprise Risk Software

  • Best metrics (1st)
  • Best analytics package (1st)
  • Best market risk reporting and management package (1st)
  • Best reporting capability
  • Best credit risk software
  • Best business intelligence software

Technology advisory

  • Best at analytics development (1st)
  • Best at understanding client needs (1st)
  • Ease of working relationship (1st)
  • Most innovative project developer

Physical trading and transaction software

  • Gas
  • Power
  • Operational risk

Risk Markets Technology Awards 2019 - Pricing and Analytics: Commodities

Lacima won the award for best Pricing and Analytics: Commodities at the prestigious Risk Markets Technology Awards 2019.   

Hosted by Risk.net, the Risk Markets Technology Awards focus on market risk, trading and investment risk technology.  The Risk Markets Technology Awards are awarded as part of the Risk awards, the longest-running and most prestigious awards for firms and individuals involved in the global derivatives markets and in risk management.  As part of the Risk Awards, it brings together a complete cross-section of the market: alongside technology vendors are sell-side salespeople and traders, buy-side portfolio and risk managers, quants, exchanges, trading platforms and clearing houses, law firms and more - recognising their achievements, and those of the industry as a whole.

Chartis RiskTech100 2019

Lacima, named in RiskTech100® 2019, which is globally acknowledged as the most comprehensive independent study of the world's major players in risk and compliance technology across a broad spectrum of speclialisations.

2018

Energy Risk Software Survey

Lacima took out top awards for the categories of  Customer Support Services, Modelling, Market risk: power and Market risk: gas. It is the sixth year Lacima has been voted #1 in these annual rankings.  Lacima was voted in the top five for sixteen categories in this year's rankings:

  • Customer support services (1st)
  • Modelling (1st)
  • Market risk: Power (1st)
  • Market risk: Gas (1st)
  • Market Risk: Oil (2nd)
  • Best knowledge of the market in which the software operates (2nd)
  • Overall ease of using the system (2nd)
  • Portfolio management (2nd)
  • Best implementation specialists
  • Ease of implementation
  • Best Cloud-Based CTRM/ ETRM system
  • Power Trading
  • Degree of Straight- Through Processing
  • Physical and Financial Integration
  • Widest product coverage
  • Best for project delivery within budget

Chartis RiskTech100 2018

Lacima, named in RiskTech100® 2018, which is globally acknowledged as the most comprehensive independent study of the world's major players in risk and compliance technology across a broad spectrum of speclialisations.

2017

Energy Risk Software Survey

Lacima took out top awards for the categories of Market Risk: Power and Modelling. It is the fifth year Lacima has been voted glabal leader in both categories. Lacima was voted in the top five for nine categories in this year's rankings:

  • Modelling
  • Market Risk: Power
  • Market Risk: Oil
  • Market Risk: Gas
  • Credit Risk
  • Portfolio Management
  • Overall Ease of Using System
  • Customer Support Services
  • Best Knowledge of the market in which the system operates

The awards cement Lacima’s position as the leading global analytics provider for energy and commodities.

2016

Energy Risk Software Survey

Lacima's software lead the field this year when it was voted top in its field in the categories of Modelling, Market Risk: Power, Market Risk: Gas. The business was ranked in the top five across nine categories:

  • Modelling
  • Market Risk: Power
  • Market Risk: Gas
  • Best Knowledge of the market in which the software operates
  • Best overall ETRM Platform
  • Portfolio Management
  • Integration of different data sets
  • Widest product coverage
  • Best for project delivery on time & on budget

2015

Analytics Provider of the Year

First Advisory Firm of the Year, then Technology House of the Year and now Analytics Provider of the Year - nobody else has the depth and breadth of capability to offer a full service Analytics Solution.  Lacima has been recognised as the leading provider of energy and commodity anaytics and the only provider of a complete analytics solution globally.

Energy Risk Software Survey

In Energy Risk Magazine’s 2015 Software Survey Lacima achieved top rankings in 10 categories, once again winning the modelling, risk metrics and market risk:gas categories.

2014

20 Most Promising Energy Technology Solution Providers

Lacima named in CIO Review magazine's 20 Most Promising Energy Technology Solution Providers.  Listing the best vendors providing solutions and services that help energy companies address the most pressing challenges, Lacima was identified for its ability to holistically address all the valuation, optimisation and risk needs of global energy markets players whilst helping to deliver a boost to their profitability.

20 Most Promising Risk Management Solution Providers for Capital Market

Lacima named in CIO Review magazine's 20 Most Promising Risk Management Solution Providers for Capital Market.  Lacima was singled out for its its capabilities in global commodity energy portfolio risk analytics due to it's solutions that are built to analyse the risk of physical assets and financial contracts at a portfolio level for a complete view of a client's risk.

Energy Risk Software Survey

In Energy Risk Magazine’s 2014 Software Survey Lacima featured strongly in the valuation and risk categories, once again winning the modelling and risk metrics categories and achieving top rankings in a number of other categories including for market risk in power and gas.

2013

Technology House of the Year

Lacima named "Technology House of the Year" by Energy Risk Magazine for its flagship software application, Lacima Analytics. Lacima was given this honour for its emergence as the leader of sophisticated analytics software as evidenced in Energy Risk’s 2013 Software Rankings in which Lacima, previously unranked, ranked in 12 categories (gaining four first places) and also due to a number of impressive client wins during the past year.

ETRM Software Survey

In Energy Risk Magazine’s 2013 ETRM Software Survey   Lacima ranked first in all the valuation and risk categories for power and gas, confirming Lacima’s domination as the “go to” provider for the “RM” elements you would hope to find in a comprehensive ETRM system.  Ranked in twelve categories, Lacima was voted first place by customers in the following four categories:

  • Modelling
  • Risk Metrics
  • Market risk: Power
  • Market risk: Gas

2009

Les Clewlow and Chris Strickland named in an elite international group of five by Energy Risk Magazine as pioneering quantitative analysts who have made an outstanding contribution to energy trading and have shaped today's global energy markets.

2008

Winner of Energy Risk Advisory Firm of the Year.  Lacima Group was chosen from a highly competitive industry shortlist for its ability to offer a unique combination of advisory expertise together with purpose built software to address valuation, market and credit risk in commodities markets.

2005

Les Clewlow and Chris Strickland named in the Energy Risk Hall of Fame.