Rotman Portfolio Management Challenge
Students will participate in teams of up to three students and each team will start with an initial cash allocation of CAD $1 million on Day 1. Each team's objective is to generate the highest risk-adjusted returns by the end of the competition period measured by the Sharpe Ratio. Participants will only be allowed to trade restricted securities listed on the U.S. and the Canadian exchanges. Participants may also short-sell any securities and trade on margin (e.g. leverage allowed).
The competition will take place online on Monday, October 22nd, 2018 and run until Friday, March 8th, 2019. Selected top performing teams will be invited to a present their strategies and performance results at the closing day on Friday, March 15th, 2019 in front of the judges to determine the overall winner.
All the registered participants are invited to attend the Opening Ceremony on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at the Rotman School of Management. There will be a presentation about the competition, which will include tutorials on investment strategy suggestions for your portfolio.
Grand prize for RPMC will be $500 and a trophy to the overall winning team.