Backcourt Scramble

Pomerantz, Dorothy; Randall, David K.
March 2009
Forbes Asia;3/30/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p18
The article discusses the merger between Ticketmaster Corp. and Live Nation Inc. and its potential threat to the sprouting basketball scene of China as of 2009. It states that the merger would make AEG a provider of customer data and money to its closest rival, Live Nation. It says that AEG Corp. threatens to cancel its deal with Ticketmaster.


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