Argentum’s prize for the best private equity master’s thesis

Argentum is handing out NOK 20.000 to the best private equity master’s thesis in the Nordics.

The Argentum Award has been established to encourage students to analyse topics within the field of private equity. Further, the award should encourage the production of theses of the highest quality. A committee appointed by the Argentum Centre for Private Equity at NHH, the Norwegian School of Economics, will assess the submitted theses. The winner will be announced in June 2020.

Eligible master’s theses must:

  • Analyse a topic within the field of private equity (including both buyout and venture)
  • Be submitted to an academic institution in a Nordic country in 2019

The theses will be assessed after the following criteria:

  • The thesis holds a high academic level
  • The topic is relevant for players in private equity today

Apply for the Argentum Award by sending the thesis, name of the supervisor, and name of the academic institution to The deadline is March 1st, 2020.