Yale Student Investment Group (YSIG) is the oldest independent undergraduate fund in the country. Founded in 1982, YSIG manages a portfolio of $450,000 in public equities. Over the years, we’ve consistently grown and diversified our portfolio to generate stable returns. YSIG follows a fundamental value strategy and takes long or short positions across diversified industries.
We have six teams, each focusing on a different industry:
- Financials & Real Estate
- Small Cap
- Media & Telecomm
- Macro & Systematic Strategies
YSIG provides an unparalleled learning opportunity for undergraduates interested in investing. YSIG prides itself in offering students the hands-on opportunity to invest capital into the public equity market. After a year at YSIG, members become more proficient in:
- Formulating investment theses
- Researching publicly traded companies
- Constructing valuation models
- Presenting an investment pitch
Alumni Network/Special Opportunities
Our financial curriculum and educational culture provide a strong foundation for future opportunities. The investment in our members is reflected by our alumni network – graduates work for the top hedge funds, private equity firms, investment managers and investment banks.
Members also have the chance to attend YSIG-exclusive speaker events and networking sessions hosted by highly reputable investment and recruiting firms.