For the second consecutive year, MSc in Finance students from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business have won a major award at the prestigious RISE (Redefining Investment Strategy Education) investment competition hosted at the University of Dayton in Ohio – the world’s largest competition of its kind.
The Beedie students won first place in the Balanced Investment Style category for their work on the Student Investment Advisory Service (SIAS) fund, the student-run investment fund which sees Beedie students managing $11.8 million of the university’s endowment portfolio.
Ehsan Seyedin, Raymond Chan, Gary Gu, and Allen Liu attended RISE to represent the SIAS fund and present the entire team’s work on the risk-adjusted return of the portfolio from December 2012 to January 2013.
The SIAS fund was judged to have the best risk adjusted return in its category, underscoring the quality of mentorship and teaching from which the current cohort has benefited, along with the hard work they have put into the fund. Keep reading…
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