Firm Valuation Seminar (CFA Institute Research Challenge)

Semester: AS 21
Teaching language: English
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This seminar includes the analysis and valuation of a company listed on the Swiss stock exchange as well as the presentation of the results in a report according to professional standards. The necessary steps for carrying out the analysis will be explained in seminars. The seminar is supported by the CFA society, which provides contact to the company and a mentor from the financial sector. The course is part of a competition among groups from other Swiss universities.



To participate in this course, we kindly ask you to send a short application with CV and list of grades of the attended Master (and Bachelor) courses to Patrick Chardonnens until September 20th, 2021.

Recommended Literature
  • Pinto/Henry/Robinson/Stowe: Equity Asset Valuation (CFA Institute Investment Series)
  • Palepu/Healy/Peek: Business Analysis and Valuation – IFRS Edition



Prof. Dr. Martin Wallmeier


Patrick Chardonnens