500 Job Source
12300 Liberty Blvd.
Englewood, CO 80112
CEO: John Malone
Stock Symbol: L
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
March 28, 1991
Liberty Media Corporation trades
publicly for the first time on Nasdaq under the symbols LBTYA
August 4, 1994
Liberty Media Corporation merges with Tele-Communications,
August 10, 1995
TCI issues the Liberty Media Group tracking stock to shareholders.
The tracking stock trades on Nasdaq under the same symbols LBTYA
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
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
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