Billionaire John Malone is on a buying spree, and all of Europe is in his cross-hairs. On Monday, Malone’s Liberty...
Jan 28 2014, 4:10am CST
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
After John Malone's firm acquired a 6.4 percent stake, "ITV is now likely to be seen as a potential M&A story," especially amid industry deal talk following the failed $80 billion Fox bid for Time Warner, says on ...
Full article at: The Hollywood Reporter
5 days ago, 9:17am CDT
Source: Channel News Asia
LONDON: US cable giant Liberty Global said on Thursday it has bought a 6.4 per cent stake in ITV, Britain's largest free-to-air commercial television broadcaster, from BSkyB for 481 million ($824 million, 610 million euros).Colorado-based Liberty Global, which has made a string of European acquisitions in recent years, added in a statement however that it did not intend to make an offer to acquire ITV.
Full article at: Channel News Asia
6 days ago, 5:23am CDT
Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
The owner of Virgin Media said it has no plans for a takeover of ITV after snapping up 6.4% of the broadcaster's shares from rival BSkyB today.
US cable giant Liberty Global said it was excited to be a shareholder of ITV after the "opportunistic and attractive" investment in its largest market.
The sale by BSkyB has raised £481 million and is the final piece of the 17.9% stake it took in 2006 in a move that scuppered a takeover of ITV by NTL, which later became Virgi ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
6 days ago, 4:30am CDT
John Malone's Liberty Global has bought a 6.4 percent stake in ITV from BSkyB, lifting shares in the Britis ...
Full article at: CNBC
6 days ago, 4:00am CDT
John Malone’s international cable-holding company’s purchase of the 6.4% stake is Liberty Global’s latest deal in Europe.
Full article at: MarketWatch
6 days ago, 3:56am CDT
John Malone’s Liberty Global has been on an acquisitions spree in Europe over the past year, and while the company says it does not intend to make a takeover bid for the whole, it has purchased a 6.4% stake in the UK’s leading commercial broadcaster ITV. Liberty has acquired 259.8 million shares in ITV from BSkyB for approximately £481M ($824M), the company said in a statement early Thursday morning.
Liberty CEO Mike Fries said, “This is an opportunistic and attractive
investment for us in ...
Full article at: Deadline
6 days ago, 2:42am CDT
Billionaire John Malone’s Liberty Media announced late Friday a proposal to turn Sirius XM Radio into a wholly-owned...
Jan 3 2014, 4:26pm CST