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The Canisius CFA Institute Research Challenge team won the semi-finals bracket and advanced to the Americas Finals yesterday afternoon! This marks six out of seven years reaching the Americas Finals! The Americas Finals is composed of the final five teams in the Americas out of roughly 500.   

On Wednesday, April 21, Canisius presents in the Americas Finals with 4 other universities, 2 of which will advance to the Global Final Five on Thursday, April 22. 

The Golden Griffin Fund team that competed in the CFA Research Challenge is comprised of Deu Awuok ’21, Tim Shubsda ’21, Michael Steffan’21 (team captain), Nicholas Szabo ’21 and Tucker Weppner ’21.

The subject company for this year’s CFA Research Challenge was National Fuel.  Headquartered in Williamsville, NY, National Fuel is a diversified energy company with $6.2 billion in assets distributed among the five operating segments, including Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage, and Energy Marketing.

Submitted by: College Communications