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HOW TO PROCEED

1. REGISTRATION

Sign up for the challenge and prove your excellent
Ending the registration 19.10.2018

Sending your CV is how you enter the game.

2. ONLINE QUIZ

27.10.2018 4PM

People testing you will be the very best in their respective fields. You should expect to be greatly challenged!

3. PROJECT PRESENTATION

6-9.11.2018

...then you’ll present your case study to the company’s top management.

4. THE FINAL INTERVIEW

30.11.2018

The winners will be invited for an interview with the managing partner.

RULES



RULES FOR M&A CHALLENGE


FIRST ROUND
• Delivering of Curriculum vitae in English
• Participation on Online Knowledge quiz which will take place on October 27, 2018

SECOND ROUND
• Six selected candidates with best quartile according to Online Knowledge quiz will be asked to prepare the M&A Case study. Penta will provide outline for case study preparation, be aware that you will have approximately 5-7 days to prepare it
• Case study shall address a target company analysis, market and sub-market overview, investment thesis, debt and equity financing and financial analysis underlying the proposed purchase price and investment metrics.

AWARDS
• 6 best candidates after 1st round will receive financial award of EUR 1000 each (NOTE: only candidates who attend the case study in person are eligible to award 1000 EUR)
• Winner of 2nd round will receive financial award of EUR 2000
• Winner will be invited for the interview with Managing Partner and if she/he persuades him, the winner will be provided with job offer in Penta Group and after the contract is signed, she/he will obtain sign up bonus in the amount 3000 EUR.

WINNER SELECTION CRITERIA
• online quiz results and CV (50%)
• quality of presented case study and investment approach (50 %)

QUALIFYING CRITERIA
• Contest is eligible for students enrolled in the final two years of a master level program (or equivalent).
• Native Czech, Slovak or Polish.

JURY
  • Marián Slivovič, Investment Director
  • Branislav Hunčík, Chief HR Officer
  • Martin Molnár, Chief Analyst



RULES FOR PROPERTY CHALLENGE


FIRST ROUND
• Delivering of Curriculum vitae in English
• Participation on Online Knowledge quiz which will take place on October 27, 2018

SECOND ROUND
• Three selected candidates with best quartile according to Online Knowledge quiz will be asked to prepare the case study,
be aware that you will have approximately 5-7 days to prepare it
• The case study shall focus on a target development project and consist of market and sub-market overview, proposed development parameters and a cash flow model including debt/equity financing and investment metrics.

AWARDS
• 3 best candidates after 1st round will receive financial award of EUR 1000 each (NOTE: only candidates who attend the case study in person are eligible to award 1000 EUR)
• Winner of 2nd round will receive financial award of EUR 2000
• Winner will be invited for the interview with Managing Partner and if she/he persuades him, the winner will be provided with job offer in Penta Group and after the contract is signed, she/he will obtain sign up bonus in the amount 3000 EUR.

WINNER SELECTION CRITERIA
• online quiz results and CV (50%)
• quality of presented case study and investment approach (50 %)

QUALIFYING CRITERIA
• Contest is eligible for students enrolled in the final two years of a master level program (or equivalent).
• Native Czech, Slovak or Polish.
JURY
  • Marek Dospiva, Partner
  • Pavel Streblov, Business Director
  • Marek Vážan, Chief Analyst
  • Linda Kos, HR Business Partner

Registration has ended. Thanks to everyone who accepted the challenge!