CFA Society Madison announced today that UW Eau Claire – Team 2 has won the local competition of the CFA Institute Research Challenge and now advances to the Americas Regional where it will compete against universities from the United States, Canada, and Latin America.
The UW-Eau Claire – Team 2 consists of Ryan Battist, Chad Glover, Kyle Kolb, and Brock Schauer.
The following universities competed with UW-Eau Claire at the CFA Society Madison Local Challenge:
UW-Eau Claire – Team 1
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Each university sent a team of four to five students to participate in the local challenge. The local challenge was the first step of two for a local team to advance towards the global final in Malaysia. The students from UW-Eau Claire will now travel to the regionals where they will match their wits, analytical skills and presentation abilities against student teams from the Americas. This year, the Americas Regional competition will be held in Boston, MA on March 19-20. The Global Final will be held on April 25-27 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The students presented their analysis and buy/sell/hold recommendations on Marcus Corporation. Their presentation at the Madison Local Final was the culmination of months of research; interviews with company management, competitors, and clients; and presentation training.