Christiano Manfre


Corporate Finance M&A Business Valuation Capital Markets


Chris experience includes serving as a financial advisor and strategic consultant to both domestic and international corporations as related to M&A, divestiture, joint venture, corporate restructuring, and financing transactions. Currently he is managing director at Bardi Co. LLC, a boutique investment bank based in Los Angeles that is specialized in private placements and M&A both buy side and sell side. Currently, Chris is also faculty at the Graziadio School of Business, Pepperdine University, where he teaches finance at the graduate level.


Chris began his financial services career with Standard & Poor`s corporate valuation practice in Los Angeles and before joining Bardi Co., led the corporate valuation practice at Marshall & Stevens in the Los Angeles office. Prior to his career in finance, Chris served as a military officer in the Italian Army, overseeing various NATO operations in the Balkans.


PhD in Economics, Claremont Graduate University MBA in Finance, Drucker School of Management, Claremont, CA MA in Economics, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA Laurea Magistralis in Political Economy, Cesare Alfieri School, Universita` Degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, It


General Securities Principal – Series 24 General Securities Representative – Series 7 Uniform Securities Agent – Series 63 Representative-Investment Banking – Series 79 Financial and Opera


Crescita Esterna, Processi e Alternative. "Capitale Intellettuale." Anno 5, N.2, July 2014. What is a successful SME? How to identify small and medium size enterprises with a competitive advantage. “Capitale Intellettuale." Anno 6, N.1, February 2015.