Doctoral Program

Research Grant for WHU Doctoral Student

Vescore awarded WHU Doctoral student Nabil Alkafri a research grant endowed with 10,000 Swiss francs.

Vescore, a boutique of Vontobel Asset Management in Zurich, awarded Nabil Alkafri, doctoral student at the Allianz Endowed Chair of Finance at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, a research grant.

The scholarship, endowed with 10,000 Swiss francs, is intended to support Alkafri in developing a research paper in cooperation with Dr. Yves Schläpfer of Vescore. In the course of its research-oriented cooperation with universities, Vescore promotes application-oriented science in investment management.

Nabil Alkafri is one of the two selected candidates for this program. Together with Vescore, he is working on risk parity strategies. The final paper will be submitted at conferences and for publication in relevant journals and parts will be published on the official Vescore website.