GUC hosted the Financial Modelling and Valuation Competition on Tuesday 5th of February and Tuesday 12th of February 2019, aiming at providing the students with an opportunity to obtain real-life exposure to realistic finance situations and problems in the field of investment banking.
The competition was organized by Dr. Heba Ali (Department of Accounting and Finance), and sponsored and delivered by “Multiples Group”, a multinational company in the field of investment banking.
It included several educational sessions on how to conduct financial modeling and firm valuation in real life, followed by presentations prepared by the participating students for real-life case studies.
These presentations were evaluated by a judging panel that included Mr. Ramy Farouk (Partner, Quick-Wins Management consulting), Moustafa Elshenety (Managing Director and Head of Private Equity, Multiples Group) and Omar Gad (Deputy Investment Manager, Multiples Group). The first winner group was awarded a prize of EGP 10,000, and they are Ghada Alaa, Asrar Moubarak, Merna Magdy, and Monica Karim.
The second winner group was awarded a prize of EGP 7,000, and they are Amal Tarek, Mayar Fawzy and Miral Darwish. In addition, Multiple Groups awarded a certificate of attendance and appreciation to all the participating students.