CFA Society Sweden

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 2012 Research Challenge Swedish Final

The 2012 Research Challenge Swedish Final was held on January 24 on the premises of Svenska Handelsbanken in Stockholm. The winning team advanced to the regional competition in London, early March.

Winning team:
Stockholm School of Economics. Team Captain: Yining Wang. Team Members: Keiward Pham, Tommy Chen, Fredrik Sundelin and Johan Wallin. Faculty Advisor: Tomas Hjelström. Mentor: Fredrik Ahlin, CFA, If Skadeförsäkring

Runner up and a strong contender:
Linköping University. Team Captain: Johan Christoffersen. Team Members: Torbjörn Lilja, Fredrik Jurstrand and Hans Widell. Faculty Advisor: Öysten Fredriksen. Mentor: Mark
Shay, CFA, Accendo Capital.

Other competing teams: Copenhagen Business School, University of Gothenburg and Gävle University.

Presentation Judges:

Caroline af Ugglas – Head of Equities, Skandia Liv

Lars Söderfjell - Head of Research, Ålandsbanken

Filip Weintraub, CFA - Portfolio Manager & Partner, Labrusca Family Office

Hampus Engellau - Head of Nordic Research, Handelsbanken Capital Markets

Thomas Brodin - Previously Head of Equities & Equity Research, Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag

 2013 Challenge




Swedish kick off:

23 October 2012

Meeting with Subject Company:

2012, date TBA

Written Reports Due:

18 January 2013

Swedish Final:

21 February 2013



Regional Final:

10-11 April, 2013


London, United Kingdom

Global Final:

12 April, 2013


London, United Kingdom


Challenge Fact Sheet 2013

Research Challenge Official Rules 2013

University Pledge 2013

Team Member Participation Commitment 2013