PRMIA Announces the 2018 Regional Risk Management Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the PRMIA Risk Management Challenge regional winners who will advance to the International Risk Management Challenge at MSCI in New York on April 14. 

Eighty-three teams comprised of 320 Students were given three weeks to analyze a case study on GE Capital Corporation’s adaptation to the Financial Crisis, the subsequent SIFI labelling and strategic decisions on optimizing the holding company’s balance sheet. Each team prepared a three-page executive summary and PowerPoint presentation which they presented to a team of financial industry veteran judges over the past week in global regional Risk Management Challenges. Regional rounds took place in 10 locations spanning over North America, Europe and Africa.

Below are the top teams that will advance to the PRMIA International Risk Management Challenge to compete for the chance to win US$10,000.

Chicago
Team:
The Hawks
University: IIT Stuart School of Business
Members:
JIANRONG Wang
You Lu
Dhruv Patel
Srivatsa Garg

Edmonton
Team: JKS Consultants
University: University of Alberta
Members:
Junaid Grewal
Stanley Nnoromele
Kike Mosuro
Akash Majumdar

Egypt
Team: The Alpha Squad
University: ESLSCA Business School
Members:
Abdallah Yakoub
Ahmed Elabd
Mohamed Gamal
Sameh Fadl

Hungary
Team: FAKTastic Four
University: Corvinus University of Budapest
Members:
Eszter Hagymási
Áron Drabancz
Nedim Márton El-Meouch
Donát Rigó

London
Team: VIPER
University: Imperial College Business School, London
Members:
Siyang Chen
Ximing Wang
Zhenchun Shi

Montreal
Team: JMSB team
University: John Molson School of Business
Members:
Marwa Ahmed
Malo Gueguen
Trista Chen
Hector Fernandez

New York
Team: Star
University: University of Connecticut
Members:
Xiao Wang
Xiaofan Hou
Junchao Liao
Tuershunjiang Ahemaitijiang

New York
Team: MQF Risky Business
University: Rutgers Business School
Members:
Vinayak Prabhu
Ravikiran Dhulipala
Sai Swapnil Rao Devaraneni 
Aditya Vijaikumar Nellayikunnam

Russia
Team: Financial Hunters
University: National Research University Higher School of Economics
Members:
Boris Komarov
Gregory Pleshkov
Alexander Popov
Stas Elyshev

Toronto
Team: RSM Powerscore
University: Rotman School of Management
Members:
Stephanie Alavedra
Purple Yang
Michael Nguyen
Roland Llewellyn-Thomas

Vancouver
Team: Risk Solvers
University: Simon Fraser University
Members:
Rui Zhang
Wenrui Huang
Hang Shi
Bingsong Yu

Thank you to our International Premium Sponsor - CME Group, and our Finals Host - MSCI