CFA Society India announced IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Trichy, and IIM Calcutta as winners of the national final of its CFA Institute Research Challenge India 2017–18. These future investment management professionals will represent India at the Asia Pacific Regional competition to be held on25–26 April 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Eight teams—IIM Indore, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Trichy, NMIMS, Mumbai, AIMS Institute, Bengaluru, IIM Calcutta, IIFT, Delhi, IIM Raipur—participated in the national final. Suresh Krishnamurthy, CFA, Senior Director, Global Head of Research – CRISIL Global Research & Analytics, Pramod Gubbi, CFA, MD and Head of Equities, Ambit Capital and Pankaj Murarka, Founder, Renaissance Investment Managers, were the judges.
The 11th 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—Indigo (Inter Globe Aviation), Hero MotoCorp, Titan and Asian Paints—in a brief, time-bound presentation followed by a round of questions.