Desautels inaugurates world’s first pension portfolio challenge

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This weekend, twenty-five student teams from Berkeley, Chicago, Sydney, Hong Kong, and Geneva, amongst others will participate in the final round of the McGill International Portfolio Challenge.

Organized by Desautels BCom students under the guidance of Professor Sebastien Betermier, this is the world’s first pension asset allocation competition.

Students will pitch solutions that address the challenge of underfunded pensions with cash prizes totaling $50,000 to be won – one of the largest cash prizes among business school competitions in the world.

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