Dollarama wins as company of choice for CFA Society Toronto's Research Challenge

Dollarama wins as company of choice for CFA Society Toronto's Research 
Thirteen Ontario universities to compete for place in Regional Final in Toronto 
TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's own unstoppable chain, Dollarama will 
serve as the subject company for CFA Society Toronto's Research Challenge as 
students from 13 Ontario universities face off in an equity research 
competition. Teams representing the next generation of financial professionals 
will prepare equity research reports on the Montreal-based retailer for 
scoring by financial industry experts."Dollarama's recent high performance, 
along with Target Corp.'s move into Canada, will make for some interesting 
analysis for the teams competing in CFA Society Toronto's Research 
Challenge. It is a pleasure to be working with Dollarama in this exciting 
initiative," said Peter S. Jarvis, CFA, Executive Director of CFA Society 
The CFA Institute Research Challenge offers students the unique opportunity to 
develop and present an equity research report and compete on a global basis. 
Students learn from leading industry experts and their peers from the world's 
top business schools. Competing universities assemble teams of three to five 
business and finance students who work directly with Dollarama in researching 
and preparing a company analysis. This year, more than 3,500 students and 650 
universities in more than 55 countries will participate in local Challenge 
events, culminating in a global final in London in April 2013. 
"We are thrilled to participate in this challenge and we look forward to 
working with these students as they take on an analysis of our company," 
stated Michael Ross, Chief Financial Officer, Dollarama. "Not only do these 
brilliant young men and women represent our next generation of analysts, but I 
have no doubt that this experience, as well as the CFA designation, will open 
many doors for them in future. We wish them the best of luck, and may the best 
team win!" 
CFA Society Toronto's local winner will continue on to compete in the CFA 
Institute Research Challege Americas Regional Final, which will be held in 
Toronto in April 2013. The winner of the regional final will then progress to 
the global final, to be held in London in April next year. 
For more information visit the CFA Institute Research Challenge website. 
About CFA Society Toronto 
CFA Society Toronto supports the professional and business development of more 
than 7,500 CFA( )charterholders in Toronto, making it the second largest CFA 
Society in the world. It provides members with a local perspective on a global 
designation, including: educational programs, sponsored events, job postings, 
quarterly newsletters, a comprehensive affinity program and networking 
opportunities. A not-for-profit organization, CFA Society Toronto is 
affiliated with CFA Institute, the global body that administers the Chartered 
Financial Analyst curriculum and sets voluntary, ethics-based 
performance-reporting standards for the investment industry. CFA Society 
Toronto's members are leaders in ethics in the financial community. For more 
information, please refer to 
About Dollarama 
Dollarama is Canada's leading dollar store operator with 735 locations across 
the country. Its stores provide customers with compelling value in 
convenient locations, including metropolitan areas, mid-sized cities and small 
towns. Dollarama aims to provide customers with a consistent shopping 
experience, offering a broad assortment of everyday consumer products, general 
merchandise and seasonal items. Products are sold in individual or multiple 
units at select fixed price points up to $3.00. 
About CFA Institute 
CFA Institute is the global association for investment professionals. It 
administers the CFA and CIPM curriculum and exam programs worldwide; publishes 
research; conducts professional development programs; and sets voluntary, 
ethics-based professional and performance-reporting standards for the 
investment industry. CFA Institute has more than 105,000 members, who include 
the world's 97,000 CFA charterholders, as well as 135 affiliated professional 
societies in 58 countries and territories. More information may be found at 
Media contacts CFA Society Toronto 
Sara Pacella 416.366.5755 X235 
Media Contacts Dollarama 
Lyla Radmanovich 514.843.2336 
SOURCE: CFA Society Toronto 
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