On 30 October 2015;
The CFA Institute Research Challenge is an annual global competition that provides university students from the top area business schools with a real professional experience in financial analysis, as they assume the role of a research analyst on a publically traded stock. During this competition, students write an equity research report on an assigned company and present their findings to a panel of investment industry experts and CFA Charter holders.
The competition has three levels: Local, Regional, and Global. Winners at the Local level advance to compete against Teams within their geographic region at the Regional level. Winning Teams at the Regional level to compete in the EMEA Regional competition and global final that will be held in Chicago, Illinois, USA during the week of 11 April 2016.
The CFA Institute Research Challenge offers students the unique opportunity to learn from leading industry experts and compete with peers from the world’s top finance programs. This annual educational initiative promotes best practices in equity research among the next generation of analysts through hands-on mentoring and intensive training in company analysis and presentation skills.