University of York Team comes 2nd in the South Eastern Hedge Fund Competition in Atlanta, Georgia.

Posted on 3 May 2018

A team of students from the University of York which included students from the department of Mathematics comes 2nd in South Eastern Hedge Fun Competition in Atlanta, Georgia.

On the 19th April Gabriel Zedda James (Maths and Finance), Jasmine Gotobed (Economics), Theo Wilson (PPE), Edward Bottomley (Economics) and Thomas Armstrong – (Mathematics), competed at the South Eastern Hedge Fund Competition in Atlanta, Georgia. The competition, hosted by Georgia State University, involved designing an investment strategy and presenting ideas to a panel of industry leaders. They competed against 27 other submissions from universities across the globe. After giving their presentation, the University of York team were placed 2nd overall, beating the likes of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Duke University and University of Chicago.