- They beat seven other teams from
- Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad), SP Jain of Mumbai among the finalists
SINGAPORE --Media OutReach--23 February 2014-- Invest in Neptune Orient Lines Limited (NOL), recommends the winning team of the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School's fifth Asian Stock Pitch Competition.
(L-R) Mr Samuel Rhee (Managing Director, Co-Head of Asian Equities and CEO, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Asia) with NUS MBA students Jiang Mingzi, Nilendra Weerasinghe and Abhishek Khandelwal.
Consisting of Master of Business Administration (MBA) students from NUS Business School - Nilendra Weerasinghe, Jiang Mingzi and Abhishek Khandelwal - the team made a 'buy' call on the shipping and transportation firm in their presentation to judges during the Grand Final.
According to the trio, the outlook for NOL is good despite the risks, due to the company's ideal positioning and focused diversification strategy, high efficiency and flexibility, as well as two 'hidden gems' -- APM Terminals and APM Logistics.
The team's insights into
NOL and the shipping industry, as well as good presentation skills, clinched
them the top prize of S$10,000. SP Jain Institute of Management and Research
The annual competition is
organised by NUS
The event challenges teams
of Asian MBA students to research, present and defend their stock picks. Judged
by a panel of distinguished experts from
Unlike many stock pitching competitions for students, participants of the NUS Asian Stock Pitch Competition gain full access to a suite of industry portfolio analytics and analysis tools, including Bloomberg, for their preparation at CAMRI's Investment Management and Trading Lab.
"It has been a good
learning experience, and it was very competitive. A challenge was to sift
through the information 'overflow' within a limited time and pick out important
details, in order to create a simple and good presentation that communicates
our message", said Nilendra Weerasinghe, full time MBA student at NUS
Business School. He added: "It has been a good platform to mingle and
compete with our counterparts from Asian business schools. Given that
The eight competing teams in 2014 were from:
-Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad)
-SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (Mumbai)
"We have organised the NUS Asian
Stock Pitch Competition annually since 2010 with the aim of developing
financial talent in
The NUS Asian MBA Stock
Pitch Competition is held in partnership with the
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