CFA Society India announced Kozhikode, IIM Trichy and IIFT Delhi as winners of the national final of its CFA Institute Research Challenge India 2018–19. These future investment management professionals will represent India at the Asia Pacific Regional competition to be held on 28–29 March 2019 in Sydney, Australia.
Eight teams—IIM Calcutta, IIM Raipur, IIFT Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad, IIM Trichy, IIM Kozhikode, NMIMS, Mumbai and Flame school of business—participated in the national final. Pankaj Tibrewal, VP at Kotak Mutual Fund, Jayesh Gandhi, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager at birla Sun Life and Namit Arora, CFA, Mnaging Partner at IndGrowth Capital, were the judges.
The 12th edition of the Challenge saw the participation of 55 business schools from 25 cities across four zones.They pitched their equity research on four companies—HDFC AMC, DMART, Maruti Suzuki, and Britania—in a brief, time-bound presentation followed by a round of questions.