Green Templeton students win Private Equity Competition in the Netherlands

Filip Miljevic and Adam Smith hold a giant cheque for 5,000 Euro after winning the Private Equity Competition

Two Green Templeton College students were among the winning team at an international business competition in the Netherlands.

MBA candidates Filip Miljevic and Adam Smith were members of a five-person team from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford who took home the winning prize at the Rotterdam School of Management 2018 Private Equity Competition.

Filip Miljevic and Adam Smith from Green Templeton College win Private Equity CompetitionThe team won a prize of €5,000.

The competition attracted teams from many renowned MBA programmes across the globe, with just one team per business school allowed to enter.

Each team was given a Private Equity case ahead of the event and asked to submit a proposal which was then examined by a jury.

The theme for this year’s event was ‘Private Investment in an Innovative Industry’.

The Saïd Business School team, which was formed of Filip, Adam and fellow students Emilio Llosa, Balakrishna Pillau and Vivek Elluru, emerged as the champions following a two-day event, which also included networking opportunities and a symposium with industry experts.

The Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, placed second, followed by Insead in third position, and the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, in fourth place.

Created: 18 December 2018