General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 19, 2013

Bottom-Up, Value Investing in Catalysts and Merger Arbitrages

Muoio, Salvatore
Salvatore Muoio founded S. Muoio & Co. LLC in 1997 as the Manager of several private investment partnerships. Mr. Muoio worked at Gabelli Funds from 1984 to 1995, serving in several capacities, including Director of Research for GAMCO Investors and Portfolio Manager for the Gabelli Global Telecommunications Fund, Inc. He subsequently joined Lazard Freres & Co. LLC as a Securities Analyst and Director of Equity Research from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Muoio is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where he received both his BBA in 1981 and MBA in 1985 in finance. Mr. Muoio is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts and NYSSA, and he serves on the boards of LICT Corporation and CIBL, Inc. Profile
TWST: Tell us about what made you decide to found your own firm.

Mr. Muoio: I think managing money is, at its essence, a cottage business. When you think of all the great firms from big