TITLE

Diller Sued Over 'Corporate Coup'

AUTHOR(S)
Farrell, Mike
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/28/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Liberty Media's filing of a lawsuit on January 24, 2008 to block a move by Internet company IAC/InterActiveCorp to split into five separate companies. Liberty owns a 29,9 percent economic stake but 61.7 percent of the vote of IAC through Class B super-voting shares. IAC Chairman Barry Diller proposed the split in November 2007.
ACCESSION #
28807187

 

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