The Sohn Investment Idea Contest

The Sohn Investment Idea Contest seeks to identify the most timely and actionable investment idea to be featured at the Sohn Investment Conference. Contributions to the Conference support the fight against pediatric cancer.

A distinguished group of judges – chaired by investor Joel Greenblatt and including celebrated investors Bill Ackman, David Einhorn, Seth Klarman, and Michael Price – will select the winning investment idea based on the judges’ determination of the most compelling idea with a 12-month horizon.

The winner presents the idea in a ten-minute presentation in front of approximately 3,000 people at the prestigious Sohn Investment Conference on Monday, May 4, 2015, at the Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. Sohn Conference Foundation Events

The Winner of the Sohn Investment Idea Contest

shares the stage with the world’s most savvy investors and presents his or her winning investment idea and to an audience of 3,000 people at The Sohn Investment Conference.

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Please review a copy of the official contest rules here.

Each entrant must submit an online application that includes an analysis of a current, investment idea. Entries must focus on any marketable security (long or short) provided that the company’s market capitalization is greater than one billion US dollars as of 4pm (ET) on April 28, 2015. Entries must be submitted by 5pm (ET) on April 28, 2015.

Entry fee is $100 ($25 student rate)

Each semi-finalist and finalist will receive two tickets to the Conference.

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Words from the speaker

Joel Greenblatt kicked off the 2014 Sohn Investment Idea Contest, inviting fresh and insightful investment ideas to be showcased at the prestigious Sohn Investment Conference on Monday, May 5th.

Introduction To The Sohn Investment Idea Contest by Joel Greenblatt

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Contest Judges