M/04/011 – Liberty Media / Princes Holdings

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Transaction details

Proposal whereby Liberty Media Corporation (“Liberty”) would acquire half of the issued shares of Princes Holdings Limited (“PHL”) from Independent Communications (International) Limited (“Independent”).

Notification date Decision date
Wednesday February 18, 2004 Tuesday, March 16, 2004
Parties Involved Business activities
Liberty Media

Television programming and broadcasting.

Princes Holdings

PHL owns 100% of Chorus Communication Limited (“Chorus”). Chorus is principally active in the provision of digital and analogue television re transmission services (via cable and MMDS), and telecommunications services including voice telephony and high speed Internet.

Economic sector Media merger
Media/Television Yes
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details


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