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About the CFA Institute University Research Challenge

CFA Society South Africa is proud to host the 14th annual local CFA Institute University Research Challenge.

CFA Society South Africa is delighted to once again be part of this initiative that offers students the unique opportunity to learn from leading industry experts and compete 

with peers from the world's top finance programs. This annual educational initiative promotes best practices in equity research among the next 

generation of analysts through hands-on mentoring and intensive training in company analysis and presentation skills.  ​


The Challenge gathers students, investment industry professionals, publicly traded companies, and corporate sponsors together locally, 

regionally, and globally for a real-world competition. Additionally, all participants are introduced to and held to the standard of the 

CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. 


2022 Participating Universities

Stellenbosch University
​University of Cape Town
​University of Namibia
​University of Johannesburg
​University of South Africa
Northwest University
​BA ISAGO University (Botswana)
​University of Pretoria
​Copperbelt University (Zambia)
​University of Zululand


Subject Company

TRANSACTION CAPITAL has agreed to be the subject company for​ this year’s 2022/2023 CFA Institute Local University Research Challenge.

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Join us for this years final of the Research Challenge on the 27th October virtually.

Click here to register