CFA Research Challenge Final

IE Business School wins the Spanish final of the CFA Investment Research Challenge that took place in Madrid.

  • Five MIF 2012 (Master in Finance) students are awarded with the first prize. The teams of students presented a “sell side” report related to the enterprise Amadeus.
  • IE Business School reaches the first place in the competition, Carlos III University is awarded with the second best performance and UNED with the third place. Out of 13 participant entities only six Universities and Business Schools made it to the local final.


The Spanish final of the international financial competition “CFA Research Challenge” took place last Thursday 14th of March at la Bolsa de Madrid. Among the participants, IE Business School, CUNEF, ICADE, UNED, Carlos III, Esade, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, ESCP Europe, EADA, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, CIFF, IEB, and the European Business School.

IE Business Schools now goes to the European final in London that will be held on April 10th and 11th. The Global final (EMEA, America, Asia-Pacific and North America) will take place on April 12th also in London.

CFA Institute Research Challenge promotes the best practices among the future financial professionals, providing them with an almost real working experience that is a great asset for their CV. CFA Institute is a world leading association of investment professionals that offers and administrates the standards for the professional excellence. The aim of this organization is to create an environment that puts the investors interests in the first place, to assure that the markets are efficient and to promote the growth of the economy.


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