TCD Finance Students Win All-Ireland Equity Research Award
Mar 03, 2010
A team of TCD students studying for the MSc in Finance were recently awarded first prize in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Global Investment Research Challenge. The Trinity students were one of six teams that made it to the final and overcame competition from the University of Ulster, NUI Galway, UCC and UCD to take the award.
During the final each team presented an investment report on a target company to a panel of senior representatives of the finance industry in Ireland. The winning TCD students were Conor Maguire, Robert Skelton, Andreas Schmid and Mason Chesla. Their team will go on to represent Ireland at the European finals of the competition which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, this March.
TCD's winning team, Conor Maguire, Robert Skelton, Andreas Schmid and Mason Chesla.
The CFA Institute is a global, not-for-profit association of investment professionals and 2010 marks the second year CFA Ireland has taken part in the competition. The Global Investment Research Challenge aims to promote best practices in equity research to business students worldwide through hands on mentoring and intensive training in company analysis. The research challenge commenced in November 2009 following a presentation by the investor relations team from the target company, CRH. The TCD team were mentored by John Stokes from PI Investment Management, and their academic mentor was Dr Jenny Berrill of TCDís School of Business.
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