On Saturday, March 5, 2016, the Telfer Finance Society held its annual case competition. For the second year in a row, the competition had TMX CDS as its title sponsor. It was a stock pitch competition incorporating the use of the Bloomberg terminals and a real world simulation. The competition concluded with a gala where the top 3 teams were awarded cash prizes and all participants were able to network with professionals.
Overall, there were 4 judges and 6 teams that participated, all representing various institutions and companies. The delegates came from John Molson School of Business, University of Waterloo, Nipissing University, University of Toronto and the Telfer School of Management.
The judges were Jean Desgagné (President and CEO, Global Enterprise Services, TMX), Ray Yuen (Director of Corporate Strategy, The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited), Vincent Robitaille (Executive Director, Treasury Board of Canada), and MJ Qurashi (Chair Tax Committee, CPA).
The University of Toronto was crowned as the winner of the competition, the John Molson School of Business came in second, and Telfer came in third.
The TMX CDS Financial Case Competition would not have been possible without the support of all of the sponsors, the judges, and volunteers who kindly gave their time.