The concert and ticketing giant (NYSE: LYV ) is reportedly in "advanced talks" to buy a 51% stake in C3, No.1 independent U.S. promoter, for approx. $250M. Last year, C3 sold over 2M tickets and grossed at least $124M. Its earnings are thought to be $20M/year. An acquisition would let LYV expand ...
operates three segments—concert promotion, ticketing, and venue management. It is the exclusive distribution partner for Live Nation in Brazil. T4F is the largest live entertainment promoter in South America and one of the largest in the world. This is
Hickory WEHIX Analyst Rating: Silver | P/E: 11.2 | Top Holdings: FLIR Systems ( FLIR ), Iconix Brand Group ( ICON ), Live Nation Entertainment ( LYV ) After getting burned by overweighting financials in 2008, manager Wally Weitz has added sector diversification
PNC ; take partial profits; pg 12]; online foreign exchange broker [ FXCM ; take profits; pg 15]; concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment [ LYV ; take profits; pg 15]. [ Note that “take profits” means that Barron’s had a prior bullish
nearly $50 billion, as well. Other public entities Liberty and Malone control, or have sizable stakes in, are Expedia, Live Nation , TripAdvisor, Home Shopping Network, Interval Leisure Group, Barnes & Noble and Lending Tree. Berkshire Hathaway is well-positioned
BRK owned BNSP ; regional oil glut has to rely on expensive transport via trains until more pipelines are built; pg 18]; Live Nation Entertainment [ LYV ; Malone’s LMCA owns 16%; pg 19]; DELL [ Icahn has also jumped in to prevent the take-under
management added value through a tax-free exchange of IACshares for cash and several internet businesses and through swapping Live Nation Entertainment shares for cash with Liberty Capital. The proceeds from both of these exchanges helped pay down debt. The
begin to grow again as the jumbo mortgage market reopens. Live Nation (a concert promoter) and Ticketmaster merged in the midst ..... owner and tendered (unsuccessfully) for additional shares of Live Nation in 2010. A stronger concert market in 2011 and additional
due to the Japanese equity market’s continued erosion. Live Nation , the concert promoter and venue manager, suffered a ..... Sanofi-Aventis 0%, Daiwa Securities Group Inc. 3.7%, Live Nation Inc. 2.0%, Sara Lee Corp. 2.5%, Applied Materials
We are placing Ticketmaster TKTM under review as we reevaluate the assumptions in our valuation model in the wake of the Department of Justice's decision to approve its merger with Live Nation .