Ateneo students place third in the 18th annual FINEX Intercollegiate Finance Competition

December 02, 2016
The Ateneo team from left to right: Arianna Chua, Lyon Tanganco, Martin Koa, James Gan, Justin Ryan Tan and Riche Lim (Lecturer, Finance and Accounting Dept).

The Ateneo team won 2nd runner up in the 18th annual FINEX Intercollegiate Finance Competition (ICFC). ICFC is a national finance competition that invites the top colleges and universities in the Philippines, together with some regional invitees, to compete in a quiz-bee type of contest.

In the competition held last November 21, 2016, the students were asked questions on financial situations patterned after international standards and reflecting topics found in the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Level 1 Curriculum. This field of study aims to expose students to world class finance standards and prepare them for a global career in the finance industry.

The team was led by Riche T. Lim (Lecturer, Finance and Accounting Dept., JGSOM) and was composed of Arianna I. Chua (4 BSM AMF), Lyon T. Tanganco (4 BSME), Martin R. Koa (4 BSME), James L. Gan (4 BSME), and Justin Ryan O. Tan (4 BSME).

The competition and the awarding was held at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Manila.