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Michigan Interactive Investments to Host Nation's Top Business Schools

3/17/2010 --

The MII conference will feature an intercollegiate stock pitch competition and keynote speech by David Richter, MBA '82.

Twenty-one of the country's top universities will compete in the Michigan Interactive Investments (MII) Undergraduate Investment Conference, a student-led initiative designed to serve as the premier forum for undergraduate students to exchange market insights and learn from industry professionals.

The two-day intercollegiate stock pitch competition will take place on March 19th and 20th and be judged by leading market experts from firms including Morningstar, Brandes Investment Partners, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and Wall Street investment banks. The winners will receive a cash prize of $3,000.

In addition to the competition, the conference will feature an electronic trading competition sponsored by Telemus Capital and upTick Learning, and a keynote speech delivered by David Richter of Grosvenor Capital Management.

Friday, March 19th

Keynote Speech: David Richter

4:00 PM, Blau Auditorium

Mr. Richter is a Managing Director of Investments and Director of Research at Grosvenor Capital Management. Mr. Richter will discuss future trends in the hedge fund industry.

Saturday, March 21st

Final Round of Stock Pitch Competition

3:00 PM, Blau Auditorium

Four teams from top universities around the country present an investment strategy to a panel of financial industry professionals. The winner will receive a grand prize of $3,000.

For more information, visit or contact Evan Plisner at eplisner@umich.edu or 248.762.8111.



For more information, contact:
Bernie DeGroat, (734) 936-1015 or 647-1847, bernied@umich.edu