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Student Competitions

The Private Equity club has a strong focus on student competitions and there are a various competitions that we host or in which we participate.
 


 

IPEC - IESE Private Equity Competition (hosted by IESE)

IPEC is a competition that simulates a real-life private equity transaction, where you will have the chance to negotiate with, and present in front of actual people who did the deal. It is organized by IESE, in collaboration with leading private equity firms and financial advisers.

For further information please see here.

 



Wharton MBA Buyout Case Competition

The Wharton MBA Buyout Case Competition is the premier MBA-level LBO case competition in the world. It brings together teams from the leading business schools around the country and world to evaluate and make recommendations for a proposed PE buyout transaction. Presentations will be judged by panel of PE professionals, and extensive networking opportunities are available for participants.

For further information please see here.
 

Wharton LatAm PE Competition

The Latin America Private Equity competition provides a great networking opportunity for the private equity community focused in Latin America, with the participation of engaged top MBA students and leading GP executives.

For further information please see here.
 

Wharton Social Venture Business Plan Competition

This year, the Wharton Social Impact and PE/VC Clubs are jointly organizing the ?rst ever Social Venture Business Plan Competition. The contest is open to those with bold, highimpact, creative, and sustainable business ideas that address a pressing global social issue. The event can serve as a launching pad for budding social entrepreneurs to develop their ideas and businesses! The winner will receive a cash prize of $3,000.

Bringing diversity from across multiple industries, the judging panel will feature leading experts from the non-profit, social impact, high-tech, and PE/VC communities. Enter as an individual or a team – open to all.

For further information please see here.
 

Wharton Social Venture Business Plan Competition

This year, the Wharton Social Impact and PE/VC Clubs are jointly organizing the ?rst ever Social Venture Business Plan Competition. The contest is open to those with bold, highimpact, creative, and sustainable business ideas that address a pressing global social issue. The event can serve as a launching pad for budding social entrepreneurs to develop their ideas and businesses! The winner will receive a cash prize of $3,000.

Bringing diversity from across multiple industries, the judging panel will feature leading experts from the non-profit, social impact, high-tech, and PE/VC communities. Enter as an individual or a team – open to all.

For further information please see here.
 


LBS - Cinven Private Equity Case Competition

The 1st London Business School Private Equity Competition sponsored by Cinven will bring students from the world’s top business schools to evaluate and provide recommendations for a proposed private equity buyout.
Students will have the chance to experience the challenges of developing and presenting an investment opportunity to an investment committee, network with judges from leading private equity firms, interact with students from top business schools and compete for a cash prize of £2,000.


For further information please see here.
 



APEI LBO Case Competition (Singapore)

APEI LBO Case Competition is held for the second year running and is proudly presented by APECS in partnership with the New York School of Finance (NYSF) and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association. It is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students from Universities across the world. The competition presents participating teams with the opportunity to explore the Asian private equity scene and interact with top academic and industry talent. More importantly, participants have the opportunity to put their skills and knowledge to the test while analysing, evaluating and presenting potential buyouts of companies in Asia.


For further information please see here.
 



Rotterdam School of Management - Private Equity Competition

The RSM Private Equity Competition aims to give MBA and Masters’ in Finance students the opportunity to experience what working in Private Equity looks like, while enabling them to network with established professionals in the industry. The event is hosted by Rotterdam School of Management.

For further information please see here. (details to competition 2016 not yet available)

 



Rotman School of Management - Private Equity Competition (Canada)

The aim of the competition is to introduce students to the evaluation of a private equity transaction. The teams are expected to perform in-depth analysis of the investment opportunity and structure the transaction to maximize the return potential. The top five teams will present their fundamental research and valuation models to a panel of judges from the industry. The declaration of the winners will be tied with an award ceremony and networking reception at Rotman. The judges will give a talk about their private equity experiences and provide some feedback with regards to the submitted reports and presentations.

For further information please see here.

 

Further, investing-related competitions:

VCIC - Venture Capital Investment Competition

The Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) is an education program that simulates the investment process of a VC, where due diligence and deal negotiation is undertaken with real entrepreneurs. VCIC includes 50 events in four continents, 60 business schools, and serves 1,200 students, 160 venture capitalists and 120 entrepreneurs.

IESE traditionally hosts one of the two finals for the European region.

For further information please see here.
 


IIC - Impact Investment Competition

IIC is an Impact Investing Competition taking place in February 2016 at IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. The competition is organised in conjunction with the IESE Doing Good Doing Well Conference, where MBA teams play the role of venture capitalists in the analysis of business plans from a range of social entrepreneurs, whilst being judged by real-world impact investing practitioners.

For further information please see here.