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Ben Graham Centre's 2021 Virtual International MBA Stock Picking Competition

Apr 13, 2021

Virtual Event (Online)

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The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing held its annual International MBA Stock Picking Competition virtually on April 13, 2021.

Teams from MBA schools from around the world competed for $14,000 CAD in cash prizes. Three finalist teams made presentations virtually (online) to a panel of distinguished value investors. At the end of the event, first, second and third prize winners were announced. Subsequently, all winners were invited to the Virtual Value Investing Conference on April 14, 2021.


Media Coverage

"Stock picking competition attracts teams from around the world"
Ivey News, April 15, 2021

Competition Winners

Three teams were selected to participate in the Competition finals held virtually on April 13, 2021. The panel of judges was thoroughly impressed by all three presentations. The finalist teams were ranked as follows:

1st Place: London Business School
Team members: Marco Danieli, Abhinav Kumar and Vaibhav Kumar

2nd Place: Barna Management School
Team members: Kilsaris Mera, Carlos Piola and Elvis Rosado

3rd Place: Ivey Business School, Western University
Team members: Saurabh Dhir, Carl Hageraats and Yatharth Kotecha

2021 Virtual International MBA Stock Picking Competition Photos

Participating Schools

The following schools registered in the 2021 Virtual International MBA Stock Picking Competition and contributed to the Competition’s success. Schools that participated put forward excellent research reports in the first round of the Competition making the judges choices for the final round challenging:

  • Barna Management School
  • Carleton University - Sprott School of Business
  • Columbia University - Columbia Business School
  • Concordia University - John Molson School of Business
  • Fordham University - Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis
  • Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • London Business School
  • New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
  • University of Athens
  • University of New Brunswick
  • Université de Montréal - HEC Montréal
  • University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business
  • University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
  • University of Waterloo
  • Ryerson University - Ted Rogers School of Management
  • Western University - Ivey Business School
  • Yale University - Yale School of Management
  • York University - Schulich School of Business

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Thank you to our Donors

We would like to thank our donors Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc., Carol & Brahm Steinberg Family Fund, Peters MacGregor Capital Management, Robotti & Company Advisors and Stacey Muirhead Capital Management for their generous support.

Group of logos for Burgundy, BristolGate Capital Partners, Carol & Brahm, PetersMacGregor, Robotti and Stacey Muirhead