MBA Rich List Revealed: Business School Graduates Sold $2.7B of Stock during Q1

May 24th, 2016
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During the turbulent first quarter of 2016, graduates from the top MBA programs capitalized on opportunities to trim their stock holdings, raising billions of dollars of cash in the process. According to the most recent report, members of the MBA Rich List sold nearly $2.7 billion in stock during Q1 2016.

Topping the Rich list with the largest stocks sales by their MBA alumni are the Harvard Business School, the University of Pennsylvania’ Wharton School and the University of Chicago’s Booth School. Combined, alumni from the three top business schools sold nearly $700M in stock during Q1.

Overall, HBS’s top selling alumni sold more than $310 million worth of stock during Q1, with Alan Lafley (Chairman of Procter & Gamble / PG), Martin Roper (CEO of Boston Beer / SAM), Marc Casper (CEO of Thermo Fisher Scientific / TMO), and Gregory Case (CEO of Aon Corp / AON) leading the list.

The Wharton School’s alumni sold more the $250 million worth of equities, with Safra Catz (CEO of Oracle / ORCL), Jay Fishman (Chairman of the Travelers Companies / TRV), John Bryant (Chairman of Kellogg Company and Jean Jacques Bienaime (CEO of Biomarin Pharmaceutical / BMRN) leading the alums.

The other MBA program’s that made the top 10 prospect list are Columbia Business School, NYU Stern, Northwestern University’s Kellogg, Stanford Graduate School of Business, UCLA’s Anderson School, Berkeley’s Haas School and Cornell’s Johnson School.

Some smaller MBA programs also pushed their way into the top 20 list of MBA schools, including: Atlanta University, College of William and Mary, Golden Gate University, Monmouth University, Santa Clara University and Xavier University.

Hedge Tracker releases its The MBA Rich Lists on a quarterly basis. To access the list in its entirety or for a particular MBA program of interest, please submit a request.
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