Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. continues the discussion with Starz regarding the possibilities of the two companies to merge. The talk had been started three years ago, and now it is looking for a further agreement.
Global cable group Altice is acquiring New York-based Cablevision for $17.7bn including debt. This makes Altice as the fourth largest cable provider in the US. Cablevision's CEO James Dolan will hand over the control to a group of Europeans after the Altice deal. Altice will pay $34.90 a share in cash taking the valuation of Cablevision equity to $9.6bn.
Liberty Interactive said on Friday its board had approved splitting into two tracking stocks, one for its cable shopping business QVC Group and the other for its digital commerce, Liberty Digital Commerce.
Formula One needs a strong leader and Bernie Ecclestone's $100 million court settlement to end a bribery trial in Germany is positive for the sport's future, Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Saturday.
Liberty Media announced selling a controlling stake in Barnes & Noble without disclosing the price and the potential bidders for the transaction, said a Reuters report.
Charter Communications Inc has made a formal offer for the third time to acquire Time Warner Cable but the bid was rejected. The company now intends to take the offer straight to the shareholders of Time Warner Cable, Reuters reported.
Billionaire John Malone is building a cable empire once more as the firms he is backing have announced or are cooking up acquisitions amounting to more than $80 billion, Bloomberg reported.
Liberty Media Corp, the majority stakeholder of Sirium XM Holdings Inc, has offered to buy out the minority shareholders of the satellite radio provider, Reuters reported.
Time Warner Cable's 462% total returns may help convince its shareholders to reject Charter Communications' $62 billion offer or to not press for a sale. Time Warner Cable is seeking a takeover bid of $150 per share.
Billionaire investor John Malone had said he would not consider Cablevision Systems Corp as a potential company that he would include in his planned merger of US cable companies.
Former ESPN President and former Microsoft CEO are amongst the new appointees to the SiriusXM board of directors.
John Malone, the US cable magnate who owns Liberty Global Plc said the company would consider proposals but is content with how the company is at present.
Cox president and officials from Liberty Media have engaged in discussion for a possible merger with John Malone's Charter.
John Malone of Liberty Global Plc yielded to Vodafone after losing the race for Kabel Deutschland Holding AG.
Time Warner Cable stated that it would rather go into acquisitions than be bought by billionaire John Malone.