The Winners of 2018 Ukraine Local Final of CFA Institute Research Challenge - Teams of KNEU and Taras Shevchenko National University

posted 28 Feb 2018, 05:29 by CFAUkr aine   [ updated 28 Feb 2018, 05:30 ]

On Friday, February 23, 2018 at Mercure Kyiv Congress CFA Society Ukraine announced teams of Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman (Team: Vlada Zasypko, Olha Bahdrivska, Roman Pavyuk, Yevhen Siedov, Oleksii Yermolenko; Faculty Adviser: Olena Tsyrkun and Mentor: Maksym Perets) and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Team: Bohdan Yakymchuk, Melaniia Volkodav, Dmytro Klapushynskyi, Oleh Kabanov, Andrii Diakiv; Faculty Adviser: Elena Liubkina and Mentor: Dmytriy Holovchuk, CFA) as winners of the Ukraine Local Final of 2017-2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge. The teams are now advanced to the EMEA Region where they will compete against universities from Europe, Middle East, and Africa.


This year more than 180 students in 36 teams from 27 leading University in 12 regions of Ukraine participated in the Research Challenge - most prestigious world-wide student competition in equity research. Each team had two months to write the real sell-side report with buy, sell or hold recommendation on Luxoft and 16 teams with the highest scores on the written research reports were announced as finalists of this season local competition. Among this year's finalists: 
  • Kyiv National Economics University named after Vadym Hetman (Faculty Adviser: Olena Tsyrkun)

  • Kyiv National Economics University named after Vadym Hetman (Faculty Adviser: Oleg Tereshchenko)

  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olena Matusova)

  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Kateryna Ladychenko)

  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Viktor Kahnzhyn)

  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olesia Verchenko)

  • Odessa National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Maryna Slatvinska)

  • Odessa National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Olena Goncharenko)

  • Odessa National University named after I.I. Mechnikova (Faculty Adviser: Nataliya Bychkova)

  • Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University (Faculty Adviser: Nataly Krasnikova)

  • Lviv Polytechnic National Universityy (Faculty Adviser: Tetiana Kulinich)

  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Faculty Adviser: Elena Liubkina)

  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Faculty Adviser: Vasyl Namonyuk)

  • The National Pedagogical Dragomanov University (Faculty Adviser: Olga Chyzhevska)

  • The National University of Food Technologies (Faculty Adviser: Kateryna Bagatska)

  • Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University (Faculty Adviser: Laktionova Oleksandra)

The Final Round started with announcement of the teams that were advanced due to the combined score of written report and presentation scores based Semi-Final Round. The super finalists became:
  • Kyiv National Economics University
  • Kyiv School of Economics
  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics
Each university sent one or two team(s) of three-to-five students to participate in the local challenge. The Ukraine Local Final was the first step of two for a local team to advance towards the global final in Prague. The students from the Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv will now travel to the Regional Final to be held in Dublin, Ireland in April 2018, where they will match their wits, analytical skills and presentation abilities against other student teams from the Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The winners of the three Regionals (Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific) will then advance to compete in the Global Final. 

Over 65 experienced investment professionals agreed to support the contest by volunteering as mentors, graders and judges sharing their expertise and knowledge with new generation of analysts. The pool of investment professionals include representatives from investment banks, consulting companies, international financial institutions, equity funds etc. The competition could not succeed without efforts of the volunteers, hence we would like to say exceptional thank you to all engaged investment professionals for their support and contribution!

On behalf of CFA Society Ukraine, we would like to thank our Principal Sponsor: ICU; Official Sponsors – Deloitte, DTEK, Citi, ERU and KPMG; Information Sponsor: IDEA for their support of education initiative and their motivating presents for the finalists. In addition we would like to express our sincere gratitude to the global supporters of the Research Challenge - Kaplan Schweser and Bloomberg

Acknowledgement

Luxoft is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. 
Luxoft's software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and teating, and technology consulting. Luxoft's solutions are based on its proprietary products and platforms which aim to impact clients' business outcomes and efficiently deliver continuous innovation.

ICU is an independent asset management, private equity and investment advisory firm specialising in the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe. ICU is Ukraine's leading asset manager. ICU currently manages over $400m in assets. Since 2010 ICU's flagship CIS Opportunities Fund has delivered returns exceeding 16 percent per year, net of fess, versus less than 1% annual returns for the HFRI Emerging Markets Russia/EasternEurope Index over the same period. 

DTEK is Ukraine's largest energy group with assets in coal mining, electricity generation and distribution, alternative energy and gas production. Since 2005, when the company was established, DTEK has tripled our coal production, our electricity generation has grown fourfold, and the electricity distribution has increased fivefold.

ERU specializes in development of energy projects in Ukraine. The company combines over 30 years of international energy development and management expertise with in-depth understanding of local market.

Deloitte in Ukraine is part of Deloitte CIS Holdings Limited (“Deloitte CIS”), a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. “Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax and related services to select clients.

KPMG is one of the largest professional services company in the world and one of the Big Four auditors. KPMG has been working in Ukraine since 1992, and our goal has always been to use the firm's global intellectual potential, combined with the practical experience of our Ukrainian professionals, to help leading companies to achieve their goals.

Citi has become a pioneer in creating a global network of branches and has locations in more than a hundred countries as of 2016. Since 1902 it garnered a reputation of the bank, that gives its clients access to banking services around the world. Citi has become a leading bank in Ukraine, working with more than 400 multinationals and top tier Ukrainian corporations representing virtually all sectors of rhe Ukrainian economy and providing a wide range of corporate banking and investment products. 

CaseWare Analytics is a fintech company focused on providing solutions for auditors, finance professionals and compliance officers in the banking, accounting, government, heathcare, utilities, insurance and online retail sectors. Its solutions include IDEA Data Analysis software for auditors.

Welcome to the Ukraine Local Final of 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge!

posted 7 Feb 2018, 00:19 by CFAUkr aine


On behalf of CFA Society Ukraine, we are delighted inviting you to the Ukraine Local Final of 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge to be held at Mercure Kyiv Congress (6 V.Hetmana str, Kyiv) on  February 23, 2018 starting from 1 p.m. The agenda for the Final is available via the link.

 

This year more than 180 students in 36 teams from 27 leading Universities in 12 regions of Ukraine participate in the annual competition. During the Final the 16 student teams with the best sell-side written reports on Luxoft will compete for the opportunity to represent Ukraine on the EMEA Regional Finals in Dublin, Ireland in April 2018.



Among the finalists:

  • Kyiv National Economics University named after Vadym Hetman (Faculty Adviser: Olena Tsyrkun)

  • Kyiv National Economics University named after Vadym Hetman (Faculty Adviser: Oleg Tereshchenko)

  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olena Matusova)

  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Kateryna Ladychenko)

  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Viktor Kahnzhyn)

  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olesia Verchenko)

  • Odessa National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Maryna Slatvinska)

  • Odessa National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Olena Goncharenko)

  • Odessa National University named after I.I. Mechnikova (Faculty Adviser: Nataliya Bychkova)

  • Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University (Faculty Adviser: Nataly Krasnikova)

  • Lviv Polytechnic National Universityy (Faculty Adviser: Tetiana Kulinich)

  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Faculty Adviser: Elena Liubkina)

  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Faculty Adviser: Vasyl Namonyuk)

  • The National Pedagogical Dragomanov University (Faculty Adviser: Olga Chyzhevska)

  • The National University of Food Technologies (Faculty Adviser: Kateryna Bagatska)

  • Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University (Faculty Adviser: Laktionova Oleksandra)

To visit the event, please, be registered via the link.

 

More information about the Research Challenge could be found here: challenge.cfaukraine.org

16 Teams Announced as Finalists of Ukraine Local Competition of 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge

posted 5 Feb 2018, 01:12 by CFAUkr aine   [ updated 5 Feb 2018, 06:21 ]


On behalf of CFA Society Ukraine, we are delighted to announce the grading results of the 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge in Ukraine.

This year more than 180 students in 36 teams from 27 leading Universities in 12 regions of Ukraine participated in the most prestigious competition in equity research for students world-wide.

Due to graders’ results, we are happy to congratulate the following teams with the highest scores for written reports that will compete at the 2018 Ukraine Local Final:

  • Kyiv National Economics University named after Vadym Hetman (Faculty Adviser: Olena Tsyrkun)

  • Kyiv National Economics University named after Vadym Hetman (Faculty Adviser: Oleg Tereshchenko)

  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olena Matusova)

  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Kateryna Ladychenko)

  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Viktor Kahnzhyn)

  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olesia Verchenko)

  • Odessa National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Maryna Slatvinska)

  • Odessa National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Olena Goncharenko)

  • Odessa National University named after I.I. Mechnikova (Faculty Adviser: Nataliya Bychkova)

  • Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University (Faculty Adviser: Nataly Krasnikova)

  • Lviv Polytechnic National Universityy (Faculty Adviser: Tetiana Kulinich)

  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Faculty Adviser: Elena Liubkina)

  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Faculty Adviser: Vasyl Namonyuk)

  • The National Pedagogical Dragomanov University (Faculty Adviser: Olga Chyzhevska)

  • The National University of Food Technologies (Faculty Adviser: Kateryna Bagatska)

  • Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University (Faculty Adviser: Laktionova Oleksandra)

These teams would have a chance to compete for the opportunity to represent Ukraine during the EMEA Regional Final in Dublin, Ireland in April 2018 during the Local Finals scheduled for February 23, 2018.


CONGRATULATIONS!!!

We hope these three months of the Challenge were useful for each team and brought a strong improvement in their research practical skills. After these hard-working and exhausting three months, each team is already the winners with their own bundle of knowledge in writing sell-side research report!

We are looking forward to seeing you at 2018 Ukraine Final of CFA Institute Research Challenge!

The international student competition 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge has officially began

posted 13 Nov 2017, 02:48 by CFAUkr aine   [ updated 18 Jan 2018, 00:13 ]

On November 10, 2017 in Ukraine the international student competition 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge has officially began. Over 200 talented students from 27 universities from 12 regions of Ukraine take part in it. Over 5 thousand students from more than 1000 universities worldwide take part in the competition.


The competition is held by the International Association of Investment Professionals CFA Institute for 12 consecutive years. The goal of the competition is to write an investment report on one of the leading public companies. This year the object for the study of the Ukrainian team is the leading IT company Luxoft.



The competition is conducted in English and lasts one semester. The team that wins the All-Ukrainian Finals of 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge will compete in the final for the EMEA region, which will take place in Dublin, Ireland. Transfer and accommodation of the winning team are carried out at the expense of the CFA Institute.


In 2015, the team from Ukraine was the best in the EMEA region and entered the TOP-4 in the world. If the Ukrainian team wins again in the regional finals, it will get a chance to win 10 thousand dollars from the CFA Institute in the International Finals. The money can be used for development of their university only.




"Participation in the CFA Institute Research Challenge is an excellent opportunity for young people who have chosen a profession in finance and investment, to get the first experience of investment analysis, presentation of results to potential investors and, most importantly, teamwork experience. Many employers in Ukraine appreciate this experience of a graduate and oftentimes the members of the winning team receive job offers immediately after the finals," said Roman Anzin, Board Member of the CFA Society Ukraine.


CFA Society Ukraine announced the subject company for 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge

posted 8 Nov 2017, 09:45 by CFAUkr aine

CFA Society Ukraine announced that the subject company for its 8th annual local final of the CFA Institute Research Challenge will be Luxoft.


Luxoft is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations.

Luxoft's software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. Luxoft's solutions are based on its proprietary products and platforms which aim to impact clients' business outcomes and efficiently deliver continuous innovation. 

The Company develops its solutions and delivers its services from 34 cities with dedicated delivery centers worldwide. It has over 12,700 employees across 39 cities in 19 countries in North America, Mexico, Western and Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, and South Africa. Luxoft is incorporated in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, has its operating headquarters office in Zug, Switzerland and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. 


Students from Ukraine’s top universities will present their recommendations derived from in-depth research on Luxoft. The teams will present and defend their equity analysis to a panel of top industry professionals.

Local Ukrainian Competition is one of the biggest competitions in EMEA Region (and top globally). Last year 180+ students from 33 University in 17 regions of Ukraine participated in the Research Challenge making Ukrainian contest one of the biggest in the world.

The Research Challenge is an annual educational initiative designed to promote best and ethical practices in equity research to students from universities worldwide through hands-on mentoring and intensive training in company analysis. Leading industry professionals mentor business and finance students on how to research and report on a publicly traded company.

This year, more than 4,000 students from over 865 universities worldwide are participating in local challenges, leading to the regional and global competitions hosted by CFA Institute in Dublin, Ireland in April 2018.


For more information, please visit www.luxoft.com.

Ukraine Local Kick-Off Meeting: 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge

posted 1 Nov 2017, 11:15 by CFAUkr aine   [ updated 8 Nov 2017, 07:07 ]



We are happy to invite you to the Kick-Off Meeting of the Ukraine Local Final of 2017-2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge which is planned for November 10th, 2017, Kyiv and starts at 11:00. Team’s registration is held from 10:00.

This year more than 170 students in 36 teams from 27 leading Universities in 17 regions of Ukraine will compete for the chance to represent Ukraine during the EMEA Regional Final in April 2018. 
 Among participating Universities:
  • Alfred Nobel University, Dnipro
  • Banking University
  • Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (2 teams)
  • Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman (2 teams)
  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (2 teams)
  • Kyiv School of Economics (2 teams)
  • Lutsk National Technical University
  • Lviv Polytechnic National University (2 teams)
  • National Aviation University
  • National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”
  • National University of Food Technologies
  • National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy 
  • National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine 
  • Odessa National Economics University (2 teams)
  • Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University
  • Oles Honchar Dnipro National University
  • Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University
  • Poltava National Technical Yuriy Kondratyuk University
  • Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics 
  • State University of Infrastructure and Technology
  • Sumy state university (2 teams)
  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (2 teams)
  • Ternopil National Economic University
  • University of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, Irpin
  • V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University 
  • Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University, Vinnytsia
  • Zaporizhia National Technical University (2 teams)
During the Kick-Off Meeting is planned:
  • Introduction and Official rules overview
  • Training on How to Write Research Report by Yevhen Hrebeniuk, CFA, President of CFA Society Ukraine
  • Subject Company Presentation
  • Student Career Day with 15 top employers participating. Keynote speaker - Elena Matviychuk, Board Member, Head of Career Development Committee, CFA Society Ukraine
  • Teams acquaintance with mentors
The agenda is attached.

This year competition is supported by Luxoft that kindly agreed to serve as a Subject Company for the local competition, Principal Sponsor: ICU and Official Sponsors: Deloitte, KPMG, Citi, DTEK, ERU.

Kick-Off Meeting might be not only interesting, but useful for everyone who wants to become successful in the Investment Industry.
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Hope to see you during the Kick-Off Meeting!


Welcome to the Ukraine Local Competition of 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge!

posted 8 Aug 2017, 07:54 by CFAUkr aine   [ updated 23 Aug 2017, 05:33 ]

On behalf of CFA Society Ukraine, we are delighted to announce the start of the local stage of the most prestigious competition in equity research for students world-wide - CFA Institute Research Challenge!


The CFA Institute Research Challenge is a global competition that tests the equity research and valuation, investment report writing, and presentation skills of university students. This annual educational initiative promotes best practices in equity research among the next generation of analysts through hands-on mentoring and intensive training in company analysis and presentation skills. 

CFA Institute Research Challenge is a great opportunity for Ukrainian students to: 
  • get real-world experience in equity analysis, research report writing, and presentation skills from seasoned professionals; 
  • network with gurus of investment profession in Ukraine; 
  • be a part of the world-wide network of investment professionals; 
  • opportunity to try your hand in one of the most prestigious competition in research; 
  • abide high ethical standards and professional conduct.

Ukrainian Universities are welcomed to take part in the NEW season of CFA Institute Research Challenge in Ukraine as the most prestigious competition in investment research for students in the world. 

To take part in the competition, please, be registered via the link.

This year we are happy to announce than up to 2 teams from the University are eligible to participate in the competetionTeams should represent at least different departments to take part in the Research Challenge!!!

Join the biggest students contest!

In case you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via: challenge@cfaukraine.org

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The Winners of 2017 Ukraine Local Final of CFA Institute Research Challenge - Teams of KNEU and ONU

posted 21 Mar 2017, 01:12 by CFAUkr aine   [ updated 21 Mar 2017, 02:35 ]

On Friday, March 17, 2017 at President Hotel Kyiv CFA Society Ukraine announced teams of Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman (Team: Oleksandr Shevchuk, Mykyta Vikhrov, Andrii Kulyk, Kateryna Frolenko, Artem Omelchuk; Faculty Adviser: Olena Tsyrkun and Mentor: Anton Zhdanov) and Odessa National University named after I.I.Mechnikov (Team: Kristina Manchenko, Viktoriia Baloshenko, Dmytro Vinnik, Hennadii Bilyi, Olena Popova; Faculty Adviser: Natalia Bychkova and Mentor: Olga Teteruk, CFA) as winners of the Ukraine Local Final of 2016-2017 CFA Institute Research Challenge. The teams are now advanced to the EMEA Region where they will compete against universities from Europe, Middle East, and Africa.


This year more than 180 students in 39 teams from 33 leading University in 17 regions of Ukraine participated in the Research Challenge - most prestigious world-wide student competition in equity research. Each team had two months to write the real sell-side report with buy, sell or hold recommendation on Danone and 16 teams with the highest scores on the written research reports were announced as finalists of this season local competition. Among this year's finalists:
  • Kyiv National Economics University named after Vadym Hetman (Faculty Adviser: Olena Tsyrkun)
  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olena Matusova)
  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olena Nahorniuk)
  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Viktor Kahnzhyn)
  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olesia Verchenko)
  • Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Faculty Adviser: Alexander Mertens)
  • Lutsk National Technical University (Faculty Adviser: Yuriy Fesina)
  • Odessa National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Olena Goncharenko)
  • Odessa National University named after I.I. Mechnikova (Faculty Adviser: Nataliya Bychkova)
  • Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University (Faculty Adviser: Nataly Krasnikova)
  • Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University (Faculty Adviser: Yuri Verlanov)
  • Sumy State University (Faculty Adviser: Oleksii Plastun)
  • Ternopil National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Svitlana Vovk)
  • University of Customs and Finance (Faculty Adviser: Artem Kornetskyy)
  • University State Fiscal Service Ukraine (Faculty Adviser: Olga Pizhuk)
  • V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Faculty Adviser: Nataly Grebenyuk)
The Final Round started with announcement of the teams that were advanced due to the combined score of written report and presentation scores based Semi-Final Round. The super finalists became:
  • Kyiv National Economics University
  • Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
  • Odessa National University
  • University State Fiscal Service Ukraine
Each university sent one or two team(s) of three-to-five students to participate in the local challenge. The Ukraine Local Final was the first step of two for a local team to advance towards the global final in Prague. The students from the Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman and Odessa National University named after I.I.Mechnikova will now travel to the Regional Final to be held in Prague, Czech Republic in April 2017, where they will match their wits, analytical skills and presentation abilities against other student teams from the Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The winners of the three Regionals (Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific) will then advance to compete in the Global Final.

Over 65 experienced investment professionals agreed to support the contest by volunteering as mentors, graders and judges sharing their expertise and knowledge with new generation of analysts. The pool of investment professionals include representatives from investment banks, consulting companies, international financial institutions, equity funds etc. The competition could not succeed without efforts of the volunteers, hence we would like to say exceptional thank you to all engaged investment professionals for their support and contribution!

On behalf of CFA Society Ukraine, we would like to thank our Principal Sponsors: Genesis and Deloitte; Official Sponsors – EY and KPMG for their support of education initiative and their motivating presents for the finalists. In addition we would like to express our sincere gratitude to the global supporters of the Research Challenge - Kaplan Schweser and Bloomberg.




Acknowledgement

Danone is a world leading food company built on four business lines: Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters and Medical Nutrition. Healthy people, healthy business, healthy food - this is what Danone works for, and every day it tries to bring the values of a healthy lifestyle to its employees, shareholders, partners, public authorities and local communities. Danone was one of the first multinational companies to start large-scale production and distribution of natural, healthy yogurt in independent Ukraine. From the beginning, the Company has been associated with health and innovation, care for our consumers, and the highest quality control standards. However, business may not prosper if it doesn't contribute to well-being of its employees, local economy and society.

Deloitte in Ukraine is part of Deloitte CIS Holdings Limited (“Deloitte CIS”), a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. “Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax and related services to select clients.

Genesis is a global Internet company. It is developing projects with advertising monetization around the world. Leader in the markets of early stage. Genesis believes in the immense long-term potential of the developing countries of Africa and Asia. It enters the 100 largest companies on traffic and grow at 100% per year. The monthly audience of all its projects is over 70 million unique users who view about 2 billion pages. Genesis projects are represented on all the most popular platforms - desktop, mobile, iOS, Android. It is developing several joint projects with leading Russian and international companies. Genesis is the largest Google AdX partner in Ukraine and one of the top 10 Google partners in Russia and the CIS.

EY is a globally-integrated professional services organization that provides advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. EY is committed to doing our part to build a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities, and we are united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptional client service. Working at EY you gain experience, contacts, friendship and qualities that are of value to you throughout your career, wherever you work.

KPMG is one of the largest professional services company in the world and one of the Big Four auditors. KPMG has been working in Ukraine since 1992, and our goal has always been to use the firm's global intellectual potential, combined with the practical experience of our Ukrainian professionals, to help leading companies to achieve their goals.

Welcome to the Ukraine Local Final of 2017 CFA Institute Research Challenge!

posted 1 Mar 2017, 06:24 by CFAUkr aine

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On behalf of CFA Society Ukraine, we are delighted inviting you to the Ukraine Local Final of 2016-2017 CFA Institute Research Challenge to be held at President Hotel Kyiv (12 Hospitalna str., Kyiv, Ukraine) on March 17, 2017 starting from 1 p.m. The agenda for the Fnal is available via the link.

This year more than 180 students in 39 teams from 33 leading Universities in 17 regions of Ukraine participate in the annual competition. During the Final the 16 student teams with the best sell-side written reports on Danone will compete for the opportunity to represent Ukraine on the EMEA Regional Finals in Prague, Czech Republic in April 2017.


Among the finalists:

  • Kyiv National Economics University named after Vadym Hetman (Faculty Adviser: Olena Tsyrkun)

  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olena Matusova)

  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olena Nahorniuk)

  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Viktor Kahnzhyn)

  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olesia Verchenko)

  • Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Faculty Adviser: Alexander Mertens)

  • Lutsk National Technical University (Faculty Adviser: Yuriy Fesina)

  • Odessa National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Olena Goncharenko)

  • Odessa National University named after I.I. Mechnikova (Faculty Adviser: Nataliya Bychkova)

  • Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University (Faculty Adviser: Nataly Krasnikova)

  • Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University (Faculty Adviser: Yuri Verlanov)

  • Sumy State University (Faculty Adviser: Oleksii Plastun)

  • Ternopil National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Svitlana Vovk)

  • University of Customs and Finance (Faculty Adviser: Artem Kornetskyy)

  • University State Fiscal Service Ukraine (Faculty Adviser: Olga Pizhuk)

  • V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Faculty Adviser: Nataly Grebenyuk)

To visit the event, please, be registered via the link.

More information about the Research Challenge could be found here: challenge.cfaukraine.org




16 Teams Announced as Finalists of Ukraine Local Competition of 2017 CFA Institute Research Challenge

posted 1 Mar 2017, 05:58 by CFAUkr aine


On behalf of CFA Society Ukraine, we are delighted to announce the grading results of the 2016-2017 CFA Institute Research Challenge in Ukraine.

This year more than 180 students in 39 teams from 33 leading Universities in 17 regions of Ukraine participated in the most prestigious competition in equity research for students world-wide.

Due to graders’ results, we are happy to congratulate the following teams with the highest scores for written reports that will compete at the 2017 Ukraine Local Final :

  • Kyiv National Economics University named after Vadym Hetman (Faculty Adviser: Olena Tsyrkun)

  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olena Matusova)

  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olena Nahorniuk)

  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Viktor Kahnzhyn)

  • Kyiv School of Economics (Faculty Adviser: Olesia Verchenko)

  • Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Faculty Adviser: Alexander Mertens)

  • Lutsk National Technical University (Faculty Adviser: Yuriy Fesina)

  • Odessa National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Olena Goncharenko)

  • Odessa National University named after I.I. Mechnikova (Faculty Adviser: Nataliya Bychkova)

  • Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University (Faculty Adviser: Nataly Krasnikova)

  • Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University (Faculty Adviser: Yuri Verlanov)

  • Sumy State University (Faculty Adviser: Oleksii Plastun)

  • Ternopil National Economic University (Faculty Adviser: Svitlana Vovk)

  • University of Customs and Finance (Faculty Adviser: Artem Kornetskyy)

  • University State Fiscal Service Ukraine (Faculty Adviser: Olga Pizhuk)

  • V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (Faculty Adviser: Nataly Grebenyuk)


These teams would have a chance to compete for the opportunity to represent Ukraine on to the chance to represent Ukraine during the EMEA Regional Final in Prague, Czech Republic in April 2017 during the Local Finals scheduled for March 17, 2017.


CONGRATULATIONS!!!

We hope these three months of the Challenge were useful for each team and brought a strong improvement in their research practical skills. After these hard-working and exhausting three months, each team is already the winners with their own bundle of knowledge in writing sell-side research report!

We are looking forward to seeing you at 2017 Ukraine Final of CFA Institute Research Challenge!

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