Who is the competition designed for?
The competition is designed for students who are keen to learn more about secondary market related divisions/firms such as Sales & Trading, Private Wealth Management, Asset Management, Hedge Fund, Research, etc.
Do I need any previous finance knowledge to enter the competition?
No previous finance knowledge required! We will provide the necessary material to help you navigate each part of the competition.
Can postgraduates enter the competition?
The competition is open to both Undergraduates and Postgraduates from any discipline.
Can I enter the competition by myself?
Each team must have 2 members. You can use the competition WhatsApp/WeChat groups below to look for a partner.
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Can I join the competition if I study outside the APAC region?
Yes, of course!
Can students from different universities form a team?
Yes, you can!
What is the competition format?
Everything will be conducted virtually via Zoom.
Is there any selection process for the Preliminary Round?
Absolutely not, our main goal is to help students gain a more practical understanding of the industry. If you are curious about the finance industry and wish to enhance your skills, then come and join the competition!
How many teams will be selected for the Grand Final?
About 25 teams, depending on the exact number of sign-ups for the Preliminary Round.
What will the Preliminary Round exactly entail?
Part I: Construct a pitch deck to help your newly established asset management firm to raise funds from potential clients. Assessment will be based on the quality of the pitch deck content; a live presentation will not be required. This contributes towards 40% of the Preliminary Round score.
What will the Grand Final exactly entail?