All teams must evaluate a case study and submit their solution online by October 2nd 2017.
The top teams will be selected to participate in a final round in person taking place at McGill University. They will present their portfolio design for 10 minutes to a panel of professional judges before going through a 15 minutes Q&A session.
The top teams will share C$50,000of cash prizes, with C$25,000 for the winning team.
For its first edition, MIPC's case will be focused on a defined benefits pension plan. Participants will be given documentation coming from the actuary of the pension plan, its Statement of Investment Policies and Procedures (SIPP) and some details regarding its transaction costs. The teams will then have to create a portfolio that answers the pension fund's objectives, with a focus on designing a fiduciary and realistic solution taking into account all factors in the industry.
Final Weekend Schedule
March 15th-May 1st 2017 Early Bird Registration
May 1st-Sept 7th2017 Regular Registration
September 8th 2017 Online Case Launch
October 2nd 2017 Online Case Submission
November 3rd-4th 2017 Final round at McGill
PART I To participate students must pay the submission fee here. Participants must create teams of up to 4 students, with each currently enrolled in a bachelors or masters degree at an internationally accredited university.
PART II 25 teams will be invited to McGill University to compete in the finals. Teams are expected to arrange their own accommodations. For more information about accommodation and the city of Montreal, please click here.