Ben Graham Centre’s 2020 International MBA Stock Picking Competition

| October 1, 2019
Submitted by Meagan Keane for Student Experience - Academic and Career and Professional Development

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The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing at the Ivey Business School is proud to announce the 7th Annual International MBA Stock Picking Competition.

The MBA Stock Picking Competition is global in nature and includes top MBA programs from Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America. The Competition focuses on the value investing approach to stock analysis and follows the principles of value investing as taught by Benjamin Graham.

Participants will be competing for $14,000 in cash prizes, as well as admission to the Ben Graham Centre’s 2020 Value Investing Conference, the Fairfax Financial Annual General Meeting and a meet and greet with Prem Watsa, CEO of Fairfax Financial Holdings, and his team.

  • Participants: Competition is capped at thirty MBA teams. Three finalist teams will be invited to present their analysis to a panel of top global value investors in Toronto.
  • Stocks: A list of stocks will be provided to participating schools on January 14, 2020. Teams will prepare a maximum 10-page research report (plus necessary exhibits) for submission to the Ben Graham Centre’s Manager no later than January 31, 2020. Three teams chosen as finalists will be notified on February 18, 2020 and on March 26, 2020 they will be asked to prepare a second analysis on a given stock (due April 9, 2020) to be presented in Toronto on April 14, 2020.
  • Entry Fee: $100 per team (Registration open October 18 – December 6).

For more information, visit the Stock Picking Competition page on Ben Graham Centre’s website.

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