Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim now one of largest NY Times shareholders

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu is now one of The New York Times Co.'s biggest stockholders. According to an SEC filing, his stake recently upped to 16.3%. More: E&P, Romenesko. He's a controversial fellow. Slim's net wealth equals about 2% of Mexico's total yearly economic output. Mexican telcom Telmex, of which Slim and family own roughly half, charges some of the highest usage fees in the world, according to the OECD.