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UCD Smurfit School MSc Finance Students Win Ireland CFA Research Challenge 2018

  • Date: Thu, Mar 8, 2018

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The CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst Institute) Research Challenge took place in Davy Stockbrokers Dublin on Thursday 8th March 2018. Many congratulation to the team members from UCD Smurfit School’s MSc Finance course:  Richard Marrano (USA), Qi Sheng Lee (Malaysia), Lochlann Robertson (Scotland), Conor Dwyer (Ireland) and Kevin Lukito (Indonesia).

The team was ably mentored by Dr. Cormac Mac Fhionnlaoich, Academic Director, MSc Finance and Mark Prentice, CFA, Vice President State Street Global Advisors, Industry Mentor.

The team wrote and presented a report on Ireland’s largest industrial company, CRH ( concluding with a BUY recommendation. The team will now go on to represent UCD Smurfit School and Ireland at the European Championships scheduled to take place in Dublin on April 4 – 5 2018 and compete with more than 40 European Business Schools.  For more details on the challenge click here

The MSc Finance at UCD Smurfit School is ranked 34th in the world by the Financial Times.

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