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Market Watch
Taxpayers revolt against paying hundreds of millions of dollars for sports stadiumsnever expressed an overwhelming desire to pay for a new ballpark for the Braves
Taxpayers revolt against paying hundreds of millions of dollars for sports stadiums
Market Watch / Posted 6 hours ago
never expressed an overwhelming desire to pay for a new ballpark for the Braves owner — $14 billion media conglomerate Liberty Media Group LMCA, +6.74% — or rip the Braves out of Atlanta entirely. That became apparent July 26, when Cobb County... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
SiriusXM Grows Subs, Earnings in Second Quarter, Raises Full-Year TargetsThe home of Howard Stern, controlled by Liberty Media, ended June with more tha
SiriusXM Grows Subs, Earnings in Second Quarter, Raises Full-Year Targets
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
The home of Howard Stern, controlled by Liberty Media, ended June with more than 30.6 million subscribers. Satellite radio giant SiriusXM, which is controlled by John Malone's Liberty Media, on Tuesday reported higher second-quarter earnings and... Read more
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CNBC
Pandora shares spike as takeover chatter heightensPandora has been the subject of takeover chatter since last week, when The Wall
Pandora shares spike as takeover chatter heightens
CNBC / Posted 3 days ago
Pandora has been the subject of takeover chatter since last week, when The Wall Street Journal reported that Liberty Media had made an offer for the company. Pandora reportedly rejected the $15-per-share offer from Liberty — which controls competitor... Read more
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Wired News
With Yahoo Bid, Verizon Gobbles Up the Past To Avoid an Obsolete Futureinvestments in new media start-ups like Vox and Buzzfeed. It works in the other
With Yahoo Bid, Verizon Gobbles Up the Past To Avoid an Obsolete Future
Wired News / Posted 4 days ago
investments in new media start-ups like Vox and Buzzfeed. It works in the other direction as well; a company spun off from Liberty Media, a major content distributor, owns a quarter of telecom Charter Communications, which recently acquired... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Pandora’s tune may be ‘Shop Around’spoke with Apple and Amazon about a possible acquisition earlier this year, and
Pandora’s tune may be ‘Shop Around’
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 6 days ago
spoke with Apple and Amazon about a possible acquisition earlier this year, and also entertained a $3.4 billion offer from Liberty Media, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” the Journal said... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Pandora may be singing 'Shop Around'spoke with Apple and Amazon about a possible acquisition earlier this year, and
Pandora may be singing 'Shop Around'
Silicon Valley / Posted 6 days ago
spoke with Apple and Amazon about a possible acquisition earlier this year, and also entertained a $3.4 billion offer from Liberty Media, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Citing "people familiar with the matter," the Journal said... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pandora may be singing 'Shop Around'spoke with Apple and Amazon about a possible acquisition earlier this year, and
Pandora may be singing 'Shop Around'
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
spoke with Apple and Amazon about a possible acquisition earlier this year, and also entertained a $3.4 billion offer from Liberty Media, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Citing "people familiar with the matter," the Journal said... Read more
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Zero Hedge
July 22the sons and daughters of powerful people in Asia, people familiar with the mat
July 22
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
the sons and daughters of powerful people in Asia, people familiar with the matter said. http://on.wsj.com/2afCA8x - Liberty Media Corp Chief Executive Greg Maffei floated an offer to internet radio company Pandora Media Inc for roughly $15 a... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Pandora's stock is down almost 8% after disappointing Q2 results (P)a share, a deal that would have valued the company at over $3.4 billion. MORE
Pandora's stock is down almost 8% after disappointing Q2 results (P)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
a share, a deal that would have valued the company at over $3.4 billion. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER The offer came from Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei, whose company controls Sirius XM, but was more of a "fishing expedition" than a formal offer,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Pandora's stock is down almost 8% after disappointing Q2 results (P)a share, a deal that would have valued the company at over $3.4 billion. MORE
Pandora's stock is down almost 8% after disappointing Q2 results (P)
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
a share, a deal that would have valued the company at over $3.4 billion. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER The offer came from Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei, whose company controls Sirius XM, but was more of a "fishing expedition" than a formal offer,... Read more
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Fortune
Pandora May Wish it Hadn't Turned Down That Takeover Offerout all of the day’s previous gains and sending it back to the $12 mark. Accor
Pandora May Wish it Hadn't Turned Down That Takeover Offer
Fortune / Posted 7 days ago
out all of the day’s previous gains and sending it back to the $12 mark. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Liberty Media (which owns the Sirius XM satellite radio service) offered to acquire Pandora for $3.4 billion or about $15 a... Read more
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Market Watch
Pandora Media shares slide on lower guidanceto phone makers to media conglomerates, a list that likely includes some of the
Pandora Media shares slide on lower guidance
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
to phone makers to media conglomerates, a list that likely includes some of the biggest names in technology and media. Liberty Media Corp. Chief Executive Greg Maffei recently floated an offer to buy Pandora for about $15 a share, said people... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to knowrejected an offer to sell itself for more than $3.4 billion. The Wall Street Jo
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to know
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
rejected an offer to sell itself for more than $3.4 billion. The Wall Street Journal reported that the offer came from Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei, whose company controls Sirius XM. It was more of an exploration than a firm offer, and Pandora... Read more
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Connecticut Post
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to knowrejected an offer to sell itself for more than $3.4 billion. The Wall Street Jo
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to know
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
rejected an offer to sell itself for more than $3.4 billion. The Wall Street Journal reported that the offer came from Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei, whose company controls Sirius XM. It was more of an exploration than a firm offer, and Pandora... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to knowrejected an offer to sell itself for more than $3.4 billion. The Wall Street Jo
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to know
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
rejected an offer to sell itself for more than $3.4 billion. The Wall Street Journal reported that the offer came from Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei, whose company controls Sirius XM. It was more of an exploration than a firm offer, and Pandora... Read more
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8d
Reuters
Liberty Media CEO made offer for Pandora in recent monthsGreg Maffei President and CEO of Liberty Media arrives for the annual Allen and
Liberty Media CEO made offer for Pandora in recent months
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
Greg Maffei President and CEO of Liberty Media arrives for the annual Allen and Co. media conference Sun Valley, Idaho July 7, 2015. Liberty Media Corp Chief Executive Greg Maffei made an offer to buy internet radio company Pandora Media Inc in... Read more
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CNET
Pandora just turned down a $3.4 billion purchasing offerPandora, the online radio streaming service, just fielded an offer of about $3.
Pandora just turned down a $3.4 billion purchasing offer
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
Pandora, the online radio streaming service, just fielded an offer of about $3.4 billion from Liberty Media. Liberty Media is the parent company of Sirius XM, and apparently offered to purchase Pandora for $15 per share. According the Wall Street... Read more
8d
Market Watch
Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei floated a $15-a-Share offer for Pandora MediaLiberty Media Corp. LMCA, -0.58% Chief Executive Greg Maffei, whose company con
Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei floated a $15-a-Share offer for Pandora Media
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
Liberty Media Corp. LMCA, -0.58% Chief Executive Greg Maffei, whose company controls satellite radio giant Sirius XM, hasn’t been very complimentary of streaming music services in recent months. “We have looked at the business models on a bunch of... Read more
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ajc.com
Commissioner Rob Manfred: Braves trying to build a winning teamand Marlins. By the way, it was Braves chairman Terry McGuirk whom he referred
Commissioner Rob Manfred: Braves trying to build a winning team
ajc.com / Posted 16 days ago
and Marlins. By the way, it was Braves chairman Terry McGuirk whom he referred to, not any member of the Colorado-based Liberty Media ownership group. Manfred sat with McGuirk at the Fort Bragg Game. “Yeah, I think of him as the owner,” Manfred... Read more
17d
Business Standard India
Talent agency WME-IMG to buy mixed martial arts group UFCconfirmed the deal values the mixed-martial arts franchise at around $4 billion
Talent agency WME-IMG to buy mixed martial arts group UFC
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
confirmed the deal values the mixed-martial arts franchise at around $4 billion. Previously, the largest sports deal was Liberty Media Corp's purchase of the Atlanta Braves in 2007 for $2.4 billion, according to Thomson Reuters data. UFC's... Read more
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The Star
Sportsperson and celebrity manager WME-IMG to buy UFCconfirmed the deal values the mixed-martial arts franchise at around $4 billion
Sportsperson and celebrity manager WME-IMG to buy UFC
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
confirmed the deal values the mixed-martial arts franchise at around $4 billion. Previously, the largest sports deal was Liberty Media Corp's purchase of the Atlanta Braves in 2007 for $2.4 billion, according to Thomson Reuters data. UFC's... Read more
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20d
New York Post
Sun Valley conference paves way for big stake media dealsCentral, MTV and Nickelodeon was “substantially undervalued.” A few hours late
Sun Valley conference paves way for big stake media deals
New York Post / Posted 20 days ago
Central, MTV and Nickelodeon was “substantially undervalued.” A few hours later, Malone and Greg Maffei, his deputy at Liberty Media, were spotted with Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg, who just pocketed $400 million in the $3.8 billion sale... Read more
23d
Business Wire
Liberty Broadband Corporation to Conduct Quarterly Q&A Conference Callanalysts are invited to participate in a brief quarterly Q&A session following
Liberty Broadband Corporation to Conduct Quarterly Q&A Conference Call
Business Wire / Posted 23 days ago
analysts are invited to participate in a brief quarterly Q&A session following the completion of the prepared remarks on Liberty Media Corporation’s second quarter earnings conference call. During this Q&A session management will be accepting... Read more
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23d
Business Wire
Liberty Media Corporation Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference CallENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liberty Media Corporation’s (Nasdaq: LSXMA,
Liberty Media Corporation Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Business Wire / Posted 23 days ago
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liberty Media Corporation’s (Nasdaq: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, BATRA, BATRK, LMCA, LMCK) President and Chief Executive Officer, Greg Maffei, will host a conference call to discuss results for the second quarter of 2016... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Business news in briefmedia consolidation. The deal brings an end to years of speculation about the
Business news in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
media consolidation. The deal brings an end to years of speculation about the fate of Starz, which was spun off from the Liberty media empire controlled by billionaire John C. Malone. Malone helped orchestrate a complicated stock swap last year... Read more
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Variety
John Malone’s Interests in Starz and Lionsgate Finally AlignedThe spinoff was designed in large part to make the company more digestible for
John Malone’s Interests in Starz and Lionsgate Finally Aligned
Variety / Posted 28 days ago
The spinoff was designed in large part to make the company more digestible for another suitor. Liberty Media CEO and Starz chairman Greg Maffei never tried to assert otherwise. The union of the premium cable group and Lionsgate seemed a fait... Read more
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28d
The China Post
'Games' studio Lionsgate to buy Starz for US$4.4 bil.Starz is controlled by cable TV billionaire John Malone, who manages a range of
'Games' studio Lionsgate to buy Starz for US$4.4 bil.
The China Post / Posted 28 days ago
Starz is controlled by cable TV billionaire John Malone, who manages a range of media operations through his huge Liberty Media holding company. Malone also has a stake in Lionsgate and sits on the board of the company, which was formed in... Read more
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28d
Newsmax
Film Studio Lionsgate to Acquire Starz for $4.4 BillionMalone's investment in Starz was a personal holding rather than through his Lib
Film Studio Lionsgate to Acquire Starz for $4.4 Billion
Newsmax / Posted 28 days ago
Malone's investment in Starz was a personal holding rather than through his Liberty-branded holding companies. However, Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei serves as chairman of Starz. "Jon, Michael and the rest of the Lionsgate team have built the... Read more
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28d
Bdnews24.com
Film studio Lionsgate to buy Starz for $4.4 billionvoting stakes. MHR Fund Management LCC, run by Lionsgate Chairman Mark Rachesky
Film studio Lionsgate to buy Starz for $4.4 billion
Bdnews24.com / Posted 28 days ago
voting stakes. MHR Fund Management LCC, run by Lionsgate Chairman Mark Rachesky, will remain the biggest shareholder while Liberty Media's entities, owned by Malone, will be the second largest shareholder. Starz was spun off from Malone's Liberty... Read more
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Boston Globe
Lionsgate to Acquire Starz, a Pay Channel, for $4.4 Billionmedia consolidation. The deal brings an end to years of speculation about the
Lionsgate to Acquire Starz, a Pay Channel, for $4.4 Billion
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
media consolidation. The deal brings an end to years of speculation about the fate of Starz, which was spun off from the Liberty Media empire controlled by billionaire John C. Malone. Malone helped orchestrate a complicated stock swap last year... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Lionsgate-Starz Deal Shows How Digital Has Upended TV Businessengineer who founded Starz Entertainment (then Encore Media Group) in 1991, as
Lionsgate-Starz Deal Shows How Digital Has Upended TV Business
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
engineer who founded Starz Entertainment (then Encore Media Group) in 1991, as a subsidiary of cable pioneer John Malone‘s Liberty Media. In 1989, when nearly half of U.S. households still used rabbit-ear antennas, Sie wrote a paper essentially... Read more
29d
Houston Chronicle
Lionsgate-Starz Deal Shows How Digital Has Upended TV Business (Analysis)engineer who founded Starz Entertainment (then Encore Media Group) in 1991, as
Lionsgate-Starz Deal Shows How Digital Has Upended TV Business (Analysis)
Houston Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
engineer who founded Starz Entertainment (then Encore Media Group) in 1991, as a subsidiary of cable pioneer John Malone‘s Liberty Media. In 1989, when nearly half of U.S. households still used rabbit-ear antennas, Sie wrote a paper essentially... Read more
29d
Reuters
Film studio Lionsgate to buy Starz for $4.4 billionvoting stakes. MHR Fund Management LCC, run by Lionsgate Chairman Mark Rachesky
Film studio Lionsgate to buy Starz for $4.4 billion
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
voting stakes. MHR Fund Management LCC, run by Lionsgate Chairman Mark Rachesky, will remain the biggest shareholder while Liberty Media's entities, owned by Malone, will be the second largest shareholder. Starz was spun off from Malone's Liberty... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
KECI Missoula / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
KTVZ Bend / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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29d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Hunger Games' studio Lionsgate to buy Starz for $4.4 bndeal to "generate significant synergies and create a whole that is greater than
'Hunger Games' studio Lionsgate to buy Starz for $4.4 bn
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
deal to "generate significant synergies and create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts." Starz is controlled by cable TV billionaire John Malone, who manages a range of media operations through his huge Liberty Media holding co... Read more
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New York Post
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billionrepresenting a premium of nearly 16 percent to Starz’s closing price on Wednesd
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
New York Post / Posted 29 days ago
representing a premium of nearly 16 percent to Starz’s closing price on Wednesday. Shares of Starz, spun off from Malone’s Liberty Media in 2013. gained 12.8 percent in pre-market trading, to $31.86 — below the offered price. Shares of Lionsgate... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
Local 10 Miami / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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News 8000
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billiona huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever s
Lionsgate buys Starz for $4.4 billion
News 8000 / Posted 29 days ago
a huge surprise. Many on Wall Street and in Hollywood were expecting it ever since John Malone, the mogul who controls Liberty Media, Discovery Communications and numerous other media firms, bought a stake in Lionsgate last year. Malone also... Read more
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29d
Channel NewsAsia
Film studio Lions Gate to buy Starz for US$4.4 billionand non-voting shares. The two companies had held on and off talks for more th
Film studio Lions Gate to buy Starz for US$4.4 billion
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
and non-voting shares. The two companies had held on and off talks for more than a year. Starz was spun off from Malone's Liberty Media Corp in 2013. Since then there have been reports Starz had been in merger talks with a range of media... Read more
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