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- LIBERTY SEEING RED. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;4/3/2002, Vol. 275 Issue 24, p15
Reports the business losses of Liberty Media Corp. owned by John Malone in Englewood, Colorado. Amount of losses; File of financial statements to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; List of companies under management.
- A/N, Liberty May Swap Terms on Discovery. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;9/24/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 38, p2
The article reports on Liberty Media's plan to acquire Advance/Newhouse Communications' 33 percent stake in Discovery Holding. According to Pali Capital's Rich Greenfield, a discussion with Liberty Chief Executive Officer John Malone outside Liberty Media's analyst meeting revealed that "terms...
- 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...
- SWITCHING CHANNELS. Hayes, Dade // Daily Variety;2/28/2008, Vol. 298 Issue 38, p3
The article reports on the completion by News Corp. and Liberty Media of a long-awaited swap that hands DirecTV to John Malone and gives Rupert Murdoch greater control of his own stock in 2008. The effective buyback of shares involves the trading by Liberty of its 16% stake in News Corp. for a...
- Rupe OKs stock buyback binge. McClintock, Pamela // Daily Variety;6/14/2005, Vol. 287 Issue 52, p1
The article reports that Rupert Murdoch's cash-happy News Corp. Ltd. said Monday that it has approved the repurchase of up to $3 billion in stock, signaling that talks to buy out John Malone's sizeable and unwelcome stake in Murdoch's conglomerate have faltered. Wall Streeters said the News...
- The Twilight of the Moguls. Roberts, Johnnie L. // Newsweek;2/25/2008, Vol. 151 Issue 8, p50
The article discusses Barry Diller of the Internet company IAC/InterActive Corp. and Rupert Murdoch of the Fox Television Network. Diller helped create Fox but left when Murdoch neglected to make him partner in the media company News Corp. However, Diller started IAC which has been successful....
- 1st Bank buyback ban no policy shift. Kaplan, Daniel // American Banker;2/1/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 21, p22
Focuses on bank share repurchases as regulated by the US Securities & Exchange Commission. Bank mergers followed by repurchases; Agency decisions and policy shifts; Purchase of treasury stock.
- Under Malone, liberty not just for cable. Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media;06/21/99, Vol. 18 Issue 25, p21
Reports on Liberty Media Corp. head John Malone's efforts to expand the firm's telecommunications market in the United States. Deals signed by Malone defining Liberty's operations beyond cable; Liberty's acquisition of Associated Group as part of its expansion into the wireless industry;...
- IT'S KICKING ASSETS AND TAKING GAINS. Littleton, Cynthia; Lowry, Tom // Daily Variety;12/17/2010, Vol. 309 Issue 53, p12
An excerpt from the December 13-19, 2010 edition of "Variety" is presented.