Tag: liberty media
Liberty Media offers $1.16bn for 40% iHeartMedia stake
US radio group iHeartMedia is battling to restructure its debts in order to avoid bankruptcy, and its latest potential saviour is a fascinating one: Liberty Media. That’s the same Liberty Media that’s the majority...
February 28, 2018
Rumours still flying about a Pandora acquisition
The prospect of someone acquiring Pandora – and specifically satellite-radio firm Sirius XM acquiring Pandora – has been making headlines again this weekend. CNBC claimed that Pandora “is now open to selling itself...
December 7, 2016
Liberty Media boss cool on streaming economics
Rumours that Liberty Media subsidiary Sirius XM may bid for Pandora continue to rumble, yet Liberty CEO Greg Maffei has concerns about the business models around streaming music.
August 8, 2016
SiriusXM financials see significant rise in profits
US satellite-radio firm SiriusXM has reported a big rise in net profits for the company’s latest quarterly financials. Its revenues grew by 10% year-on-year to $1.2bn in the second quarter of 2016, but its net income rose...
July 27, 2016
Liberty Media approached Vivendi over possible UMG sale
Universal Music Group is not currently up for sale – if anything, its parent company Vivendi’s focus on its music division has sharpened since it sold off telco SFR and its majority stake in games firm Activision Blizzard....
March 11, 2015
Liberty Media raises stake in Sirius XM
Liberty Media has raised its stake in US satellite radio broadcaster Sirius XM to 48%
August 16, 2012
Ad networks and domain registrar targeted in piracy case
In our earlier story about Liberty Media's lawsuit against Hotfile, we mentioned the way it targets payments firm PayPal too, for doing business with Hotfile.
January 19, 2011