This course helps students develop superior investment ideas by conducting creative, value-added research. Students act as hedge fund analysts by working through an intense research process with the objective of developing strong conviction around their investment conclusions. A primary, in-the-trenches research approach is employed; strong grasp of Accounting/Finance is essencial. Each student will analyze one or two companies in-depth all semester. The professors and guest investment professionals discuss student ideas and share their investment philosophies.
The final exam is a presentation of student investment ideas to a panel of prominent hedge fund managers.
Dr. Shubin Stein is the founder of Spencer Capital Management, LLC. In 2000 he founded Kenshu, LLC, the predecessor to the Spencer Capital Opportunity Fund, LP, which was formed in 2003. From 2001 to 2003 Dr. Shubin Stein managed Kenshu, LLC while also working as a portfolio manager for Promethean Investment Group, LLC. He joined Promethean after completing his internship in orthopedic medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center...