The UAB Collat Business team placed 4th at the CFA Institute Research Classic in Alpharetta, GA on February 22, 2014. The UAB team mentored by Professor Andreas Rauterkus and consisting of team members Katherine Crawford, James Lucas, Ryan McCoy, Kamini Patel and Lee Whitworth competed with prestigious schools from Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina.
The CFA Classic is a competition in which student teams are charged with creating a financial analysis of an assigned company and giving a buy, sell or hold recommendation. It consists of a written report and oral presentations. The ultimate goal is to qualify and then win the international finals, which are held in Bangkok this year. It’s start at the regional level and the winners of the regional competition move on to the US finals in Denver. The Southern Classic consisted of the following 13 schools:
- Coastal Carolina
- The Citadel
- Georgia State
- Georgia Tech
- The University of Alabama
- The University of Alabama at Birmingham
- The University of Georgia
- The University of South Carolina
- Wofford College
Joining the UAB Collat team in the final four were The University of Alabama, The University of Georgia and Georgia State.