2018 CFA Italian Research Challenge

Monday 12 March 2018

Where else but in our colleges and universities can you find the best and brightest minds of the next generation in the investment profession?

The CFA Italian Research Challenge is sponsored by


The Challenge

The Research Challenge is an initiative designed to promote best practices in equity research among the next generation of analysts through hands-on mentoring and intensive training in company analysis and presentation skills.

A unique opportunity to learn from leading industry experts and compete with peers from the world’s top business schools.

University teams of 3-5 students will come from the following top area business schools:

Politecnico di Milano
Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Milano
Libera Università di Bolzano
Università degli Studi di Brescia
Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Università degli Studi di Pavia
Università degli Studi di Trieste
Università Politecnica delle Marche

The teams will be mentored by industry professionals in writing an equity research report on a publicly traded company.

The public company being analysed is

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This event is hosted by


The teams from the top Italian Business Schools will present their research report to a high-profile panel of experts from top financial institutions.
The team with the highest combined report and presentation score will be the winner and will advance to participate in the EMEA regional final in Dublin on 4 and 5 April and, if victorious, will compete for the Global Final which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 27 April with the finalist teams of Asia Pacific and Americas.

CFA Institute Research Challenge Components

Analysis of a Public Company
Mentoring by an Experienced Professional
Writing a Research Report
Research Presentation to Panel of High-Profile Industry Experts and Leaders
Opportunity for Advancement to the CFA Institute Regional and Global Research Challenges

Registration of University Teams to the Event

Please notice that university teams, their Professors/Faculty Advisors, and their Industry Mentors, are automatically registered for this event and do not have to register through this page. Thank you.

Location: Milan, PwC - Via Monte Rosa, 91 - 20149

Time: From 5:30 pm to 8 pm (estimated)

Price: Free of charge

Cocktail: YES

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