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November 26, 2012

UCLA Anderson MFEs Win 2012 Trading Challenge Competition

Master of Financial Engineering students finished first out of 20 teams competing in the University Trading Challenge in New York on November 16

Dear Students, Alums, Colleagues and MFE Board Members:

This year a number of our MFEs participated in the University Trading Challenge at NY’s Baruch College. The challenge culminated in New York on November 16, 2012 with one of our two teams taking first place in the competition. On top of that well-deserved win, Ensu Yang from our second team, won the price for the best individual trader!

Press Release:

Congratulations to the winning team and all of our MFE students who participated in this competition:

Winning Team

  • Can Zhao, Class 2012
  • Hui Chen, Class 2012
  • Bo Wang, Class 2013
  • Yun Lei, Class 2013

Team 2 – Students from the Class of 2013

  • Jimmy Yeung
  • Ranaji Krishna
  • Ensu Yang (Individual winner)
  • Pithawat Tan Vachiramon

Please join me in congratulating all of our team members. I know this was a lot of hard work and time management in light of the fact that our 2012s are in the middle of their full time job search and our newly arriving 2013s are getting acclimated to the MFE program!



Sandra A. Buchan, M.S., MBA
Director, Career Services
Master of Financial Engineering Program
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Telephone: 310-206-5042

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