Will Discovery's Owners Buy Into Deal?

Farrell, Mike
July 2005
Multichannel News;7/11/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p41
Provides information on the plan of Liberty Media Corp. to spin-off its Discovery Holdings Co. (DHC), as of July 2005. Predictions on the response of investors to the spin-off; Background on the decision of Discovery shareholders Cox Communications and Advance/Newhouse Programming Partners not to participate in the spin-off deal; Implications of the DHC spin-off for the strategy of Liberty with regard to its assets.


Related Articles

  • John Malone Concentrates on Discovery. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;4/2/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 14, p3 

    The article reports that John Malone, chairman of U.S.-based cable television company Liberty Media Corp. has "tightened his grip" on Discovery Communications Inc. (DCI). Liberty-controlled Discovery Holding Co. has signed a letter to intent to acquire Cox Communications Inc.'s 25 percent stake...

  • DISCOVERY FLIES SOLO. McClintock, Pamela // Daily Variety;7/22/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 14, p5 

    The article reports that Liberty Media Corp. has completed the divestment of its 50 percent stake in Discovery Communications Inc. into independent and publicly traded Discovery Holding Co. Cable operator Cox Communications Inc. and Advance/Newhouse Communications Inc. own the remaining 50...

  • Liberty Challenged. Higgins, John M. // Broadcasting & Cable;4/26/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 17, p12 

    Reports on the reactions of Wall Street investors to the decision of Liberty Media to spin-off the company. Value of the company according to investors; Objectives of Liberty on its decision to spin-off the company; Views of money managers on the spin-off.

  • Liberty Posts 1Q Figures, Addresses Spinoff Issue. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;05/22/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 21, p50 

    Highlights the financial performance of Liberty Media Group in the first quarter ended March 31, 2000. Efforts of the firm to dispel rumors that it will be spun off in compliance with its parent company's merger deal with MediaOne Group Inc.; Impact of the downturn in the stock market.

  • THE SUNNY SIDE OF STARZ. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;11/7/2012, Vol. 317 Issue 28, p2 

    The article reports that Starz LLC's chief executive officer (CEO) Chris Albrecht has said that the company is expected to perform well as an independent company after its divestiture from Liberty Media Corp. is completed.

  • Cox sells PCS partnership stake to sprint.  // RCR;04/26/99, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p8 

    Reports that Cox Communications is selling its ownership stake in Cox Communications PCS LP to Sprint Corp. Cox's exercise of an option to require Sprint to purchase its remaining stake in the operation in return for 24.3 million shares of Sprint PCS common stock.

  • Liberty Makes Waves Across Pond. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;8/26/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 34, p6 

    Reports the business expansion strategy of Liberty Media Corp. in the global cable market. Factors influencing the growth of the cable network group; Bids to acquire the cable assets of Deutsche Telekon AG; Negotiation for the merger of the Starz Encore Group LLC and Discovery Communications...

  • Liberty Spins Discovery Unit. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;7/25/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 30, p22 

    Reports on the completion of the spin-off of Discovery Holding Co. by Liberty Media Corp. in March 2005. Information on the price per share of Discovery Holding in the stock market as of July 2005; Impact of the lack of participation of Cox Communications Inc. and Advance/Newhouse...

  • Malone Buys More Discovery. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;10/8/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 40, p26 

    The article provides a discussion on John Malone, chairman of the Liberty Media and Discovery Holding Co., and his purchase of Discovery Holding Co. class-B shares. Malone bought 54, 805 company shares for more or less $1.6 million after plunking down more than $2 million for the purchasing of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics