Posts Tagged ‘MSc Finance’

SIAS presentation at Beedie

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On February 17th, the 2016 MSc Finance cohort held its first SIAS presentation at Beedie’s Segal building in the heart of Vancouver downtown.
The fund results release always follow the same scope: A few members of the SIAS fund get in front of a experienced professionals panel to present and defend the fund’s performance and investment choices observed by an audience formed by finance professionals and students.
For this presentation, the panel was formed by Anna Liu, member of SFU’s Treasury, Milton Tosto, Portfolio Manager at HSBC Global Asset Management and Michael Murphy, partner with Scepter for over 20 years and private investor. The fund’s performance and attribution were displayed by Amelia (Lei) Zhang, US Equity analyst, Earendil Gutierrez, Global Equity analyst, Julia Ferreira, Canadian Equity Portfolio Manager, and Tim Dinger, SIAS’ Chief Investment Officer.
It was an exciting event and the panel did not hold back, confronting the presenters with difficult technical question from beginning to end. After the event, there was a small reception with food and beverages to welcome networking opportunities.
Check out some pictures from the event below:

8th Annual Investment Outlook

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On February 20, 2017, PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers’ International Association) co-hosted in partnership with AIMA (Alternative Investment Management Association), CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association) and CFA Vancouver (Chartered Financial Analyst Association), the 8th Annual Alternative Investment Outlook Forum at SFU’s Segal Building. The event was sold out, with 150 people attending and 35 people on the waiting list.

Twelve MSc Finance students had the unique opportunity to be part of this event, attend inspiring panel discussions about hedge funds and real estate and make valuable connections with leading industry professionals at the reception afterwards. It was a great turnout and an unforgettable event for the MSc Finance cohort.

Check out some pictures from the event below:

CFA Ethics Challenge

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On Friday, January 27th, the CFA Ethics Challenge held its first local edition in Vancouver.

The teams competed assessing a hypothetical case using the CFA Code of Ethics & Standards of Professional Conduct as guidance. The event took place at the Terminal City Club and had a panel of esteemed professionals to evaluate team’s performances and select the regional champion who will move forward and participate on the national edition in Toronto.
SFU MSc Finance sent its team to represent the school formed by students Brandon Burrel, Julia Ferreira, Meng Li and Yanis Madjuga.