Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> October 19, 2009
The Hsn Vs. Qvc Dynamic – Christopher J. Marangi – Gamco Investors, Inc.
Christopher J. Marangi, Portfolio Manager, joined GAMCO Investors, Inc., in 2003 as a research analyst covering companies in the cable, satellite and entertainment sectors. He began his career as an investment banking analyst with J.P. Morgan & Co. and later joined private equity firm Wellspring Capital Management. Mr. Marangi has appeared on Bloomberg television and radio, and has been quoted extensively in publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Barron’s, Newsday, Bloomberg, Variety and Broadcasting & Cable. Mr. Marangi graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in political economy from Williams College and holds an MBA with honors from the Columbia Graduate School of Business. He and his wife have three children. Profile
TWST: Was the spin-off of HSN from IAC a good thing for investors and will continue to create value in the mid to long term?
Mr. Marangi: Yes, I think the spin-off was good for investors. It has