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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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....
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Liberty Media raises stake in Sirius XM

Liberty Media has raised its stake in US satellite radio broadcaster Sirius XM to 48%
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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.
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Sirius XM makes new debt offer

Sirius XM - former rivals in US digital radio now working together as a single unit - is offering USD $250 million of debt to pay off Liberty Media, the company that saved Sirius XM from bankruptcy earlier in the year by...