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Great performance of the HEC Lausanne team at the Global Finals

  • The team of HEC Lausanne represented Switzerland at the Global Finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge in New York on 25 April 2019
  • Strong performance of the team in their presentation and overall performance
  • Second Swiss team to Global Finals reflects strong track record of Switzerland

After the team from HEC Lausanne taught by Prof. Dr. Norman Schürhoff representing CFA Society Switzerland won the EMEA Regional Finals on 11 April 2019 in Zürich alongside Russia (State University of Moscow), it attended the Global Finals which took place on 25 April 2019 in New York.

Team presenting buy-case on Landis+Gyr

The HEC team (John Cody Zimmermann, Alexandre Axilais, Henri Enguerran Badoux, Karine Chammas und Nicolas Bregnard) competed against 5 other teams from Russia (State University of Moskow), Philippines (Ateneo de Manila), Mexico (Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico) and United States (Canisius College) and delivered an excellent performance. Congratulations to Ateneo de Manila who performed best and was named Global Champion of the CFA Institute Research Challenge 2018/2019.

Picture of the winning team

Special thanks go to Giorgio Pompilio, Deputy Consul General of Switzerland in New York, who paid a special visit to the team as well as Paul Smith President and CEO at CFA Institute who encouraged them to defend their title. Thank-you also to all the supporters and partners being Asset Management Platform Switzerland (EMEA Regional Final), Credit Suisse (CFA Institute Research Challenge in Switzerland), Finanz und Wirtschaft as well as the countless volunteers who supported as well.

CFA Institute Research Challenge on large screens on Times Square

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