Investor Mario Gabelli, Ntelos Holdings Corp. and telephone companies in Vermont and Wyoming are among 33 applicants that may compete with Dish Network Corp. to win airwaves at a U.S. auction beginning in January.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.’s new chief executive officer Daniel Dienst has a track record of dealmaking, stoking speculation he may follow the same recipe with the magazines and home-decor company.
Arthur Samberg, the founder of Pequot Capital Management Inc., and Mario Gabelli, chairman of Gamco Investors Inc., pledged a combined $40 million to Columbia Business School to help fund a new campus.
General Motors Co.’s purchase of AmeriCredit Corp. will make it easier for the automaker 61 percent owned by the U.S. government to compete with Ford Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp. , Mario Gabelli said.
Federal-Mogul Corp., the auto-parts maker controlled by billionaire Carl Icahn, surged the most in more than four years after returning to a profit in the second quarter and investor Mario Gabelli boosted his stake to more than 5 percent.