GBurke96

Gregory Burke

General Information

Name:
Gregory Burke
Fool Since:
September 10 2017
Where I Live:
Sydney, NSW
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Risk Tolerance:
Medium High
Investing Style:
Long-Term Buy to Hold
Types of Investments:
When investing I look for great businesses with sustainable competitive advantages and strong management. I focus on companies operating in industries with promising opportunities for sustained long-term growth, based on positive macroeconomic, industry, social, technological and regulatory trends. I only invest when 'the price is right', recognising that a good company is not always a good investment!

Investing Favorites

Stocks:
ASX:CAR, ASX:ACX:, ASX:REA, ASX:WEB, ASX:SDF, ASX:FNP, ASX:CSL, ASX:WES, ASX:DMP
Industries:
REITs, Consumer Businesses, Information Technology, Utilities
Books:
The Essays of Warren Buffett, Value.able by Roger Montgomery, The Art of the Deal
Newsletters:
Motley Fool Share Advisor
Magazines:
AFR Street Talk, Business Review Weekly, Money Magazine
People:
Warren Buffet, Gary Burke (my father), Eugene Fama, Kenneth French

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
REITs, Consumer Businesses, Information Technology, Utilities
Greatest Investment:
Investing in my first home
Worst Investment:
Speculating on small caps
Money I Manage:
I am a student equity analyst within the University of Sydney Student Managed Fund, which has $100k AUD under management in ASX200 equities.

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
The University of Sydney
Job Title
Research Assistant
Company / Organization
Macroplan

Interests

Personal Quote:
'Life's a garden, dig it'
My Interests:
Investing, all things sport, surfing, fitness and exercise, live music, socialising
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Warren Buffet, Evan Spiegel, Mark Zuckerberg, Monte Morgan, Kanye West
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Gurtaj Indian - Collaroy, NSW
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Bendalong, NSW or anywhere on the west coast of the United States.
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Australian Rules Football (St Kilda Saints), Rugby League (Melbourne Storm), Major League Baseball (Chicago Cubs)
Favorite Movies:
Joe Dirt
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Dear Seattle, Violent Soho, Client Liaison, Kanye West
Great Books Read Recently:
Value.able by Roger Montgomery
Book Currently Reading:
Various university textbooks, The Big Short

My Story

Greg is a Commerce graduate with majors in Finance and Business Information Systems. Greg also has accumulated 3 years of industry experience working as an Economic Research Assistant at leading property consultancy, Macroplan Dimasi. Additionally, Greg was an analyst within USYD's Applied Portfolio Management program, tasked with managing the inaugural USYD Student Managed Investment Fund- the first student managed fund in Australia. Greg aspires to secure a role in equity research/ analysis in the funds management industry, due to his passion for equities investing, portfolio management and analysing financial markets. Greg is also enthusiastic about Australian Rules Football, surfing, fishing, keeping active and live music.

How I Invest

I look for great businesses with sustainable competitive advantages and strong management. I focus on companies operating in industries with promising opportunities for sustained long-term growth, based on positive macroeconomic, industry, social, technological and regulatory trends. I only invest when 'the price is right', recognising that a good company is not always a good investment!