The Future of Asset Management

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Dr. Myron Scholes

Dr. Myron Scholes will speak at our annual DeGroote Insight Lecture on October 25.

Dr. Scholes is the Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. A McMaster alumnus, he graduated with an Economics degree in 1962. DeGroote was proud to present him with an honorary doctorate in 1990.

He is best known as one of the authors of the Black-Scholes equation. He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1997 for developing a method for determining the value of derivatives.

Dr. Scholes will share his perspective on the importance of risk management in enhancing terminal wealth. He will also discuss implications of risk management technologies, and their role in employing broader-based market portfolios.


This DeGroote Insight Lecture is graciously supported with a philanthropic gift from Adam Felesky, President of Portag3 Ventures.

Event Details

When: October 25, 2017
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Where: Fairmont Royal York, Front Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada
Cost: 60.00 CAD (Full gourmet breakfast included)
Contact: Kristine Leadbetter
klead@mcmaster.ca

Fairmont Royal York, Front Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada

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Agenda

7:30-8:00 a.m. Registration, networking, gourmet breakfast
8:00-9:30 a.m. Presentation and Q&A
9:30-10:00 a.m. Optional networking

Dr. Myron Scholes
The Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Dr. Scholes is a McMaster alumnus who graduated with an economics degree in 1962. The School of Business proudly presented him with an honorary doctorate in 1990. He is best known as one of the authors of the Black–Scholes equation and in 1997, he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for a method to determine the value of derivatives.

Scholes is currently the Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, and the Chairman of the Board of Economic Advisers of Stamos Partners.

Previously, he served as the Chairman of Platinum Grove Asset Management and on the Dimensional Fund Advisors Board of Directors, American Century Mutual Fund Board of Directors and the Cutwater Advisory Board.  He was a principal and Limited Partner at Long-Term Capital Management, L.P. and a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers.  Other positions Scholes has held include the Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago, Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Director of the Center for Research in Security Prices, and Professor of Finance at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.  Scholes earned his PhD at the University of Chicago.

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