TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - CFA Society Toronto and Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. invite submissions for the 7th annual CFA Society Toronto & Hillsdale Canadian Investment Research Award. The application deadline is November 30, 2016.
The award is open to global researchers conducting research related to Canadian capital markets. This includes both academics and practitioners. CFA Society Toronto and Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. will award $10,000 CAD to the winner at an award reception hosted by CFA Society Toronto in February 2017.
"At its roots, Hillsdale believes in and supports applied investment research. Teaming up with CFA Society Toronto to further such research efforts is a natural for us." said Harry Marmer, CFA, Executive Vice President, Hillsdale Investment Management.
Submissions will be judged on the potential contribution of their applied research. The topics of interest are related to Canadian capital markets and the areas include any aspect of investment management including portfolio management, asset valuation, risk management, compliance and performance evaluation. Investment fields include traditional and alternative investments, as well as all asset classes and investment vehicles (e.g., fixed income, equities, derivatives, etc.). Research papers are judged on relevance, importance and the degree to which their research has an impact on practitioner's behaviour. Papers that have been published or accepted for publication, simultaneously submitted for awards with other organizations, or received extensive media coverage will not be considered.
"It is difficult to complete and publish high quality investment research. We appreciate the efforts of all participants in this important award." said Chris Guthrie, CFA, President and CEO, Hillsdale Investment Management.
To find out more about the 2017 CFA Society Toronto & Hillsdale Canadian Investment Research Award click here.
About Hillsdale Investment Management Inc.
Founded in 1996, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. is one of Canada's premier investment boutiques, managing over $1.2 billion in equities and absolute return strategies for institutional and private wealth investors. Hillsdale's proprietary investment process utilizes the best of fundamental, quantitative and capital market research. With over 20 years of experience in disciplined active investment management, Hillsdale is committed to producing the highest quality investment strategies for its clients.
About CFA Society Toronto
CFA Society Toronto supports the professional and business development of over 9,000 CFA® charterholders in Toronto, making it Canada's largest society of CFA charterholders. We provide members with a local perspective on a global designation, including: educational programs, sponsored events, job postings, quarterly newsletters, a comprehensive affinity program and networking opportunities. A not-for-profit organization, CFA Society Toronto is affiliated with CFA Institute, the global body that administers the Chartered Financial Analyst® curriculum and sets voluntary, ethics-based performance-reporting standards for the investment industry. CFA Society Toronto's members are leaders in ethics in the financial community.
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