Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman

The student team KNEU CFA - prizewinners and global finalists!
03 May 2015р.

The winners of the EMEA Regional Final of international authoritative competition of financial analysts CFA Institute Research Challenge brilliantly represented Ukraine and our university in the Global Final in Atlanta (USA)  which was held on April 17, 2015.

In the final stage of CFA Institute Research Challenge participated 4 teams - champions of their regions, in which this year in general 4,000 students from 865 universities from 70 countries took part. Asia-Pacific Region was represented by the team from Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines); Americas Region – by teams from University of Florida and Canisius College; Europe, Middle East and Africa – by the team of  Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman (Ukraine).

The team of future professionals in the field of investment management from Kyiv National Economic University represented by students of the Faculty of International Economics and Management: captain - Zakhar Deriuga and team members Bogdan Baras, Anastasiia Vikhrova, Yuliia Klen, Yevhen Zayarnyi dedicated hundreds of hours of their free of study time to preparation of a highly competitive report in the field of investment analysis of media holding RTL Corp. Group. Due to such a persistent work the team confirmed the status of the Regional Champion, was proclaimed a Global Finalist, and actually ranked second in the CFA Institute Global Research Challenge. Faculty Advisor of the team from Kyiv National Economic University, Director of Institute of Higher Education, Professor Antoniuk Larysa Leontievna made an important contribution to the victory. Together with CFA Institute Ukraine she has been organizing a national competition in KNEU for five years, and during this period has prepared five teams - winners of national and international competitions. Graduates of previous years KNEU CFA congratulate this year's students-winners and Team Faculty Advisor on considerable success.

This year our team had an outstanding industry mentor, who works in the investment business in Denver (USA), and is a graduate of the Faculty of International Economics and Management - Ivan Sichkar. He personally initiated assistance in the preparation of KNEU team for the global victory.

Details of the results can be found at: cfainstitute.org