Valuation Challenge

Northern Illinois University's premier organization within the exceptional College of Business, NIU Investment Association, is proud to announce the 2022 Valuation Challenge.

  • Teams of students are invited to select and investigate the hypothetical merger of two publicly traded firms belonging to an assigned industry.
  • Teams will conduct a thorough analysis of both the industry and the companies, considering both quantitative and qualitative deal aspects and the ramifications for the companies involved.
  • At the end of the two-month period, teams are required to submit a document detailing their recommended strategy.
  • Teams advancing to round two will virtually present and defend their strategy to the full board of Northern Illinois University Investment Association (NIUIA) judges and members.

Valuation Challenge: Important Deadline and Instructions

Recorded videos for the Valuation competition are due no later than Friday, March 25, 2022.

Please submit your Valuation Challenge video using a single Google Drive link; make sure that sharing permissions are set so "everyone with the link can edit." Test that the sharing permissions have been properly selected before submitting your team's video. Last, click the "submit valuation challenge" button below to finalize your competition submission.

Submit Valuation Challenge

2022 Sponsor

Planete Moran

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