christian sgrignoli

Christian Sgrignoli became serious about equity markets during his undergraduate studies, when he got the chance to work at Wildcat Investors LLC and study under Patrick Cusatis; the author of "Streetsmart Guide to Valuing a Stock", and "Restructuring Through Spinoffs". He follows a value-oriented investment philosophy, and has an inclination towards special situations. Two prominent investments include going long common shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security recently after it's spinoff from Beam, and going short with put options Central European Distribution Company two months before it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

General Information

christian sgrignoli
Fool Since:
October 9 2008

Investing Basics

Investing Style:
Value Investor
Types of Investments:
Utilize creative thinking, expected value, and behavioral finance to analyze value and special situation equities.

Investing Favorites

Security Analysis. Margin of Safety. You can be a stock market genius. Alchemy of Finance. Contrarian investment strategies

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
BDC's. Spinoffs.
Greatest Investment:
Long FBHS common & Long CEDC put options
Worst Investment:
Most of my short-term trades

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
University of Kentucky & Penn State
Former Jobs
MM credit & equities analyst


My Interests:
Impact investing. Behavioral finance. Macro econ. Poker