Liberty Media

Holding company for media investments.

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Headquarters:
12300 Liberty Blvd.
Englewood, CO 80112
Employees: 17,000
CEO: John Malone
Stock Symbol: L

Website: http://www.libertymedia.com

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Liberty Media Corporation is a holding company owning interests in a broad range of electronic retailing, media, communications and entertainment businesses. These businesses include some of the world's most recognized and respected brands and companies, including QVC, Encore, Starz, IAC/InterActiveCorp, and News Corporation.

The company's businesses can be classified into four groups:

- Interactive - Includes QVC and interest in Interactive Corp. and Ascent Media.

- Networks - Starz Encore Group and Discovery Communications as well as interest in Court TV, GSN.

- Tech/Ventures - Investments in technology companies.

- Corporate

History

March 28, 1991
Liberty Media Corporation trades publicly for the first time on Nasdaq under the symbols LBTYA and LBTYB.
August 4, 1994
Liberty Media Corporation merges with Tele-Communications, Inc.
August 10, 1995
TCI issues the Liberty Media Group tracking stock to shareholders. The tracking stock trades on Nasdaq under the same symbols LBTYA and LBTYB.
November 19, 1998
Tele-Communications International, Inc. (Nasdaq: TINTA/B) merges with Liberty Media Group.
March 9, 1999
TCI Ventures, Inc. (Nasdaq: TCIVA/B) merges with Liberty Media Group.
March 9, 1999
TCI and AT&T merge. As a result, Liberty Media becomes a tracking stock of AT&T. Liberty Media Group stock begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols LMG.A and LMG.B.
August 10, 2001
Liberty Media Corporation splits from AT&T and begins trading as a separate company on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols LMC.A and LMC.B.
January 1, 2002
Liberty Media Corporation Series A common stock begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol L. The Series B common stock continues to trade under the symbol LMC.B.
July 1, 2003
Liberty Media Corporation and Ascent Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGIA) (f.k.a. Liberty Livewire Corporation) merge.
November 12, 2003
Liberty Media Corporation and Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc.  (OTC Bulletin Board: LSTTA/B) merge.
March 15, 2004
Liberty announces the spin off of its international businesses into a separately traded company, Liberty Media International. The stock of the new company was distributed to existing Liberty Media Corporation shareholders as a dividend.
June 7, 2004
Liberty Media completes the spin of its international businesses into Liberty Media International, Inc. (Nasdaq: LBTYA, LBTYB)
March 15, 2005
Liberty Media announces the spin off of its ownership in Ascent Media Group and Discovery Communications, Inc. into a separately traded company called Discovery Holding Company. The stock of the new company is to be distributed to existing Liberty Media Corporation shareholders as a dividend
July 21, 2005
Liberty Media completes the spin of Discovery Holding Company (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB).

Updated February 28, 2006

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