Liberating TV Stations

Farrell, Mike
August 2006
Multichannel News;8/28/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 34, p34
The article reports on the ongoing negotiations between Liberty Media Corp. and News Corp. involving Liberty's 16 percent equity and 19 percent voting interest in News Corp. worth $10 billion. Most analysts believed that Liberty and News are negotiating a cash-rich split-off deal for the stock. Merrill Lynch media analyst Jessica Reif Cohen speculates that News could assemble a portfolio of television stations for an asset-contribution value ranging from $1.3 billion to $2.6 billion.


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