Lessons from Mario Gabelli: Merger Masters
What makes a good arb? Mario Gabelli, the chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, Inc., is among the most qualified people you could ask.
For starters, Gabelli—for whom Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business is named—is a legendary arb, or risk arbitrageur, himself. Though better known as a value investor, Gabelli has utilized the discipline of risk arbitrage to successfully invest in companies undergoing mergers, reorganizations, and other corporate events.
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