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Idea Contest

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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. A distinguished group of judges – chaired by Michael Price and including celebrated investors William Ackman, David Einhorn, Joel Greenblatt and Seth Klarman – 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 3,000 attendees at the prestigious Sohn Investment Conference.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5:00p.m. EST, April 22, 2016

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Prizes

Grand Prize (1 of the finalists):
Present the winning idea at the Conference.

Finalist Prize (4 winners):
2 tickets to Sohn NY Conference (Retail Value: $5000/ticket)
Access to the GLG network for diligence and presentation preparation.

Semi – Finalist Prize (8 winners):
2 tickets to Sohn NY Conference (Retail Value: $5000/ticket)

 

Entry Fee

Investment Professional: $100.00
Non-Investment Professional, including Students: $25.00

 

Contest Judges

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    Willliam Ackman

    CEO
    Pershing Square Capital Management

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    David Einhorn

    President
    Greenlight Capital

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    Joel Greenblatt

    President
    Gotham Asset Management

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    Seth Klarman

    President
    The Baupost Group

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    Michael Price

    Founder
    MFP Investors

 

Eligibility

Participants must be 18 years or older as of April 22, 2016.

An entrant may submit more than one investment idea. Each additional investment idea must be submitted on a separate entry and must be accompanied by the payment of a fee for each entry.

Contest is open to individual legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (excluding residents of the states of CO, IA, LA, TN, and VT).

Employees (and their immediate families and members of the same household) of the Sponsor and its affiliates, agents and judges are not eligible to participate in this Contest.

Read full Eligibility Contest Rules here

Prizes

Grand Prize (1 of the finalists)
Present the Winning Idea at the Conference in a ten minute time slot.

Finalists (4 winners)
2 tickets to attend the Sohn New York Conference. (Retail Value: $5000/ticket)
Access to the GLG network for diligence and presentation preparation.

Semi-Finalists (8 winners)
2 tickets to attend the Sohn New York Conference. (Retail Value: $5000/ticket)

Announcement

A full list of winners’ names will be posted on the website on or about May 4, 2016.

Semi-finalists and finalists will be notified via email by May 2, 2016.

 

2016 Sponsors

  • GLG
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Congratulations to our 2016 Winners and Finalists

Winner

  • TBD

Finalists

  • Dan David
  • Marc Grow
  • Steven Wood
  • Alex Esparza

Semifinalists

  • Akiva Stechler
  • Sana Danish
  • Arthur Baer
  • Venkata Amarthaluru
  • Karan Parekh
  • Arturo Osorio
  • Duncan Tennant
  • Mike Gorlon