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CFA Society Ukraine Announces Subject Company for Local Level of the CFA Institute Research Challenge

posted 7 Nov 2016, 00:33 by Roman Anzin   [ updated 7 Nov 2016, 15:18 by CFAUkr aine ]

CFA Society Ukraine announced that the subject company for its 7th annual local final of the CFA Institute Research Challenge will be 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.

Danone is a global leader that is represented in Ukraine by two businesses: dairy and early life nutrition.  Production facilities are located on Kherson and Krememnchuk. Danone mission is  bringing health through food to as many people as possible.

Students from Ukraine’s top universities will present their recommendations derived from in-depth research on Danone. 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 120+ students from 21 University in 15 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.

Last 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 Prague, Czech Republic in April 2017.

More information on the Local Final of the Research Challenge could be found here: