Desautels students take home top prize at PRMIA

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Published: 16Apr2019
Desautels Capital Management Team comprised of BCom students Ludovic Van den Bergen, Emilie Granger, Ian Jiang, and Roy Chen Zhang

Congratulations to the Desautels Capital Management Team comprised of BCom students Ludovic Van den Bergen, Emilie Granger, Ian Jiang, and Roy Chen Zhang who won first place and $10,000 in prize money at the 2019 PRMIA Risk Management competition.

This year’s competition saw the participation of 34 school, 76 teams, 290 competitors from around the world. Under the mentorship of Professor Sebastien Betermier, the team impressed the judges by devising a strategy that involved a robot advisor and a digital lending platform that addresses reputational, security, and modeling risks for ING, thereby converting the disruption posed by fintech into an opportunity.

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