Liberty Eyes a Compromise

Farrell, Mike
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p2
The article reports on the issue concerning the proposal of Liberty Media Corp. to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding the approval of its acquisition of a controlling stake in DirectTV Group Inc. It is stated that the DOJ was reluctant to set a time frame for when a deal may be approved. It is believed that the objection expressed by the DOJ is related to Liberty chairman John Malone's personal equity stake in Liberty Global, which owns a small cable system in Puerto Rico.


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