For purposes of the summary below, “Old Liberty” refers to Liberty Media Corporation (including its predecessors) which changed its name to Liberty Interactive Corporation on September 22, 2011. “New Liberty” refers to Liberty CapStarz, Inc. which changed its name to Liberty Media Corporation on September 22, 2011.
Liberty Broadband completed its acquisition of GCI Liberty via a stock-for-stock merger. GCI Liberty’s assets consisted of its subsidiary GCI Holdings, LLC (“GCI”) and interests in Charter Communications and Liberty Broadband. GCI is Alaska’s largest communications provider, providing data, wireless, video, voice and managed services to consumer and business customers throughout Alaska and nationwide.
Old Liberty trades publicly for the first time on NASDAQ under the symbols LBTYA and LBTYB.
Old Liberty merges with Tele-Communications, Inc.
Tele-Communications, Inc. issues Liberty Media Group tracking stock to stockholders. The tracking stock trades on NASDAQ under the same symbols LBTYA and LBTYB.
Tele-Communications International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TINTA/B) merges with Liberty Media Group
Tele-Communications, Inc. and AT&T merge. As a result, Liberty Media Group becomes a tracking stock of AT&T. Liberty Media Group tracking stock begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols LMG.A and LMG.B.
Old Liberty 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.
Old Liberty Series A common stock begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol L. Old Liberty Series B common stock continues to trade under the symbol LMC.B.
Old Liberty and Ascent Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGIA) (formerly known as Liberty Livewire Corporation) merge.
Old Liberty and Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LSTTA/B) merge.
Old Liberty completes the spin-off of its international businesses into a separately traded company, Liberty Media International, Inc. (NASDAQ: LBTYA/B). The stock of Liberty Media International, Inc. is distributed to existing Old Liberty stockholders as a dividend.
Old Liberty completes the spin-off of its ownership in Ascent Media Group, Inc. and Discovery Communications, Inc. into a separately traded company, Discovery Holding Company (NASDAQ: DISCA/B). The stock of Discovery Holding Company is distributed to existing Old Liberty stockholders as a dividend.
Old Liberty completes its restructuring and issues two new tracking stocks, Liberty Capital Group and Liberty Interactive Group (NASDAQ: LCAPA/B and LINTA/B, respectively).
Old Liberty completes its reclassification of the Liberty Capital Group tracking stock and issues a new tracking stock for the Liberty Entertainment Group (NASDAQ: LMDIA/B).
Old Liberty completes the split-off of Liberty Entertainment, Inc. and business combination with DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV). The remaining businesses, assets and liabilities not held by Liberty Entertainment, Inc. remain with Old Liberty and are redesignated as the Liberty Starz Group (NASDAQ: LSTZA/B).
Old Liberty completes the split-off of New Liberty, which held the businesses, assets and liabilities formerly attributed to Old Liberty’s Liberty Capital Group and Liberty Starz Group.
New Liberty completes the elimination of its tracking stock structure by converting each share of its Liberty Starz common stock into 0.88129 of a share of the corresponding series of Liberty Capital common stock.
New Liberty’s Series A and Series B Liberty Capital common stock begin trading under the new NASDAQ symbols LMCA and LMCB, respectively.
Liberty Media Corporation completes the spin-off of Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ: LBRDA/B/K).
Liberty Broadband completed its $5 billion investment in Charter Communications, Inc., comprised of the combined legacy Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks.