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NYU Stern Students Win Cornell's MBA Stock Pitch Challenge

MBA Stock Pitch Challenge
A team of NYU Stern students organized by the Stern Investment Management and Research (SIMR) club won first place in Cornell's MBA Stock Pitch Challenge in November. Owen Gilmore, Ziv Israel and Jerry Jiang took home the prize with their respective stock pitches for going long on TIF (Tiffany & Co.), LKQ (LKQ Corp., a replacement car parts manufacturer) and NXPI (NXP Semiconductors). Their pitches were judged by investment professionals from Fidelity, T. Rowe, American Century and State Street.

The students faced competing teams from Carnegie-Mellon’s Tepper School of Business, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business, Cornell University Johnson, Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business, Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business, UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, UNC Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and UVA’s Darden School of Business.