CFA Challenge 2017

  Winner CFA Challenge Copyright: © CFA Society Germany

The RWTH Aachen University team wins this year’s final of the CFA Insitute Research Challenge! The final took place in Frankfurt last Friday, where our students Tanja Küpper, Anna Lenzen, Lina Wurdack, Ronis Issa and Xiang Li competed against the teams from the TU München and the Frankfurt School of Finance. The next generation analysists were being mentored by Viktor Strauch, who is a CFA charterholder in Germany, and Dr. Astrid Salzmann from the Department of Finance in the School of Business and Economics at RWTH Aachen.

The CFA Institute is a global, non-profit association for investment professionals and financial analysts. The Research Challenge is a global competition that takes place annually. It entails students taking on the role of research analysts and preparing an equity report on a publicly traded company. To date, over 15,000 students from over 1,000 universities around the world have demonstrated their skills in the competition.