After almost two months of intense battles within the Finance Challenge competition, held by the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and EXANTE, we have finally come up with the winners! The Finance Challenge was aimed at high-school and university students studying Corporate Finance, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Valuation, Investment Banking, Portfolio Management and Macroeconomics.
The final took place in Riga on May 20-21, where the 15 best performing teams were went head-to-head to solve Finance cases, which were then evaluated by professional judges from the industry.
EXANTE team discussing the challenging tasks with participants
Among the judges there were Tatjana Kačalova, Superia Corporate Finance; Andrejs Grigoļunovics, CEO and founder at AG Capital; Juris Rumba, Funds Manager at Swedbank. We are thrilled to announce the winners, which proposed the best financial solutions.
Congratulations to: 1st — Whitest0ne, from Moscow, Russia (Denis Vorona, Aleksandr Bugai, Roman Shtennikov); 2nd — The Unreplicatable; 3rd — GAD9.
The winning team collected EUR 1000, the runners-up received EUR 550 and EUR 350 went to third place.
In addition to the main contest, participants were invited to try their hand at a special assignment designed by EXANTE — a sales pitch. The best selling video was also presented by the Whitest0ne team, which received yet more valuable prizes from us.
The first winning team, Whitest0ne from Moscow, is being awarded
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