UNYP students won CFA Research Challenge 2015!!

A team of five UNYP students participated in and won the prestigious CFA Research Challenge 2015.

This is the third year in a row that a UNYP team has been winning this award while competing against teams from Charles University, The University of Economics in Prague, the Anglo-American University and CERGE-EI! This string of consecutive successes from UNYP teams in this prestigious and well recognized annual Competition, makes us all here at UNYP really proud of our students.

The UNYP team members were: Michaela Čunderlíková (team leader), Denisa Valsová, Lenka Housková, Brian Bradley and Jakub Jurga.. UNYP’s winning team will represent the Czech Republic in the Regional European Final in Amsterdam in April. The winners will be honored at the 13th Annual CFA Society FORECASTING DINNER 2015, hosted by the Czech National Bank.  

On behalf of UNYP’s Management and faculty we would like to congratulate them and wish them further successes in the future.

 

About the contest

The Research Challenge, organized globally by the CFA Institute, is an annual global competition that provides university students with intensive training in financial analysis. Students gain real-world experience as they assume the role of a research analyst and are tested on their ability to value a stock, write an initiation-of-coverage report, and present their recommendations. In the Czech round of this competition participants had to make their own financial analyses with an investment recommendation whether to buy, sell or hold shares of Pegas Nonwovens which are traded on the Prague Stock Exchange. The teams were mentored by experienced, CFA certified professionals with many years of experience of investment analysis.

Official CFA website, winner announcement and more photos can be found here:

http://www.cfasociety.org/czechrepublic/Pages/default.aspx

More information about the contest can be found here:

 http://www.cfasociety.org/CZECHREPUBLIC/Pages/ResearchChallenge.aspx

 

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