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Sohn Idea Contest Overview

The Sohn Idea Contest

Presented by

GLG

2019 Lead Contest Judge

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    William A. Ackman

    CEO & Portfolio Manager Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.

2019 Contest Judges

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    Eileen Aptman

    Chief Investment Officer
    Belfer Management, LLC

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    David Einhorn

    President
    Greenlight Capital, Inc.

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    Joel Greenblatt

    President
    Gotham Asset Management

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    Seth Klarman

    CEO & Portfolio Manager
    The Baupost Group

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    Larry Robbins

    Founder, Portfolio Manager, and Chief Executive Officer
    Glenview Capital Management LLC

The Sohn Idea Contest Presented by GLG

The Sohn Idea Contest Presented by GLG seeks to identify the most timely and actionable investment idea to be featured at The Sohn Investment Conference in Partnership with CNBC. A distinguished group of judges 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.

The Sohn Idea Contest will open in early spring 2020. Please sign up to receive our latest news for your chance to participate.

Entry Fee

Investment Professional: $100.00

Non-Finance Professional, including Students: $50.00

Eligibility

Participants must be 18 years or older. 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. 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 Sohn Investment Conference in a ten minute time slot.
Finalists (4 winners)
2 tickets to attend The Sohn Investment Conference. (Retail Value: $5000/ticket)
Access to the GLG network for diligence and presentation preparation. Learn More
Semi-Finalists (8 winners)
2 tickets to attend The Sohn Investment Conference. (Retail Value: $5000/ticket)

About our Presenter GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG/Gerson Lehrman Group is the world’s leading platform connecting professionals with insight. GLG pairs businesses and nonprofits in every sector with the largest network of experts from around the globe to drive smarter, faster decisions. GLG clients rely on GLG’s 650,000+ member-experts and 2,000 employees to provide 24/7 insight and exceptional service within its rigorous compliance framework. GLG, the sole sponsor of the Idea Contest for many years, partners with The Sohn Conference Foundation to help finalists make the best presentations possible and to further the cause of funding pediatric cancer research and care. GLG brings the power of insight to every great professional decision. Visit www.GLG.it.

Congratulations to our 2019 Winners and Finalists

Winner

  • Tariq Barma
    LW

Finalists

  • Eric Gregg
    BMY
  • Irvin Schlussel
    FNMAT
  • Adin Segal
    GTX

Semifinalists

  • Mitesh Amarthaluru
    WTW
  • Edwin Dorsey
    CRCM
  • Paul Fagan
    WRK
  • Andrew Matthes
    KMX
  • Kyle Mowery
    DAR
  • Colin Pating
    BECN
  • Theodore Rosenthal
    ADS
  • Joanna Vu
    REV

2018 Winners and Finalists

Winner

  • Andrew Walker
    LQ

Finalists

Semifinalists

  • Artem Fokin
    TRIP
  • Eric Gregg
    SKM
  • Adam Holzman
    1918
  • Andrew Matthes
    SJM
  • Colin Pating
    CIEL3-BR
  • Alexander Stacy
    APO
  • Garrett Wong
    MCK

2017 Winners and Finalists

Winner

  • Dylan Adelman
    EBAY

Finalists

  • Jamie Krasnov
    LCI
  • Wills Manley
    NYRT
  • Stephen Saroki
    ENR

Semifinalists

  • Avram Drori
    jp: 9142
  • Joseph Flaum
    SIRI
  • Jack Hampson
    SRCL
  • Tam Phan
    BAM.US
  • Antonio Gurrea
    KMX
  • Luis Sanchez
    TWNK
  • Joanna Vu
    AMN
  • Nitin Prakash
    MEDP

2016 Winners and Finalists

Winner

Semifinalists

  • Akiva Stechler
  • Sana Danish
    UHAL
  • Arthur Baer
    CCO
  • Venkata Amarthaluru
    NN NA
  • Karan Parekh
    PTC
  • Arturo Osorio
    KLXI
  • Duncan Tennant
    PYPL
  • Mike Gorlon
    STMP