Photo left to right: Ludovic Jacques, Dennis Kalaycioglu, Michel Berger, Dinos Papoulias, Amr Ezzat (coach).
Michel Berger, Ludovic Jacques, Dennis Kalaycioglu, Dinos Papoulias represented Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business (JMSB) at Ryerson University’s Battle on Bay Street financial management case competition. The dedicated team showed a lot of passion and exhibited much spirit, winning JMSB’s third gold in two weeks.
The competition, held in Toronto on January 17 and 18, is a venture capital-focused event with judges from different industries. The case focused on strategy implementation and negotiation rather than valuation. Financial information was agreed upon in advance between the venture capital company and the target company involved in the case. JMSB was the first team to present its recommendations.
The final ranking was:
- Concordia University (John Molson School of Business)
- Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
- Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
The University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Prince Edward Island also participated in the event.
The John Molson Competition Committee would like to thank Reena Atanasiadis, Amr Ezzat and Thomas Horvath for coaching this team and competition program participant Alexandra Duffy for helping prepare the team prepare for the Battle on Bay Street. Duffy was on the Jeux du commerce team that won finance gold two weeks prior to this competition.
The John Molson Competition Committee would also like to extend a special thanks to Head Coach and Advisor to the Competition Program, Mark Haber, for his commitment and his contribution to the program.
The team would also like to express its deepest gratitude to exclusive sponsor Pfizer Canada for their support and encouragement of the case competition program.
For more information about the John Molson Competition Program please click here.
Posted January 23, 2013