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  1. Former Live Nation Chair Barry Diller Sells 2.53 Million Shares

    November 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Barry Diller, the former chairman of Live Nation Entertainment, sold 2.53 million shares in the company, according to a government filing. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, Live Nation said Diller, the chief ...

  2. Ticketmaster 1Q Profit Falls On Lower Ticket Sales

    May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. reported a 78 percent drop in first-quarter profit Tuesday as ticketing sales fell and a distribution agreement with merger partner Live Nation ended. The company also incurred costs related to the upcoming merger. ...

  3. Viagogo Secures $15m Extra Funding

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Viagogo, the secondary-ticketing company, has clinched $15 million in new investment from two retired sports superstars at the same time as it has extended its current ticketing deal with Madonna. The $15 million is from Stefanie Graf Ventures and ...

  4. Rosner To Exit TicketsNow

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST TicketsNow president and CEO Cheryl Rosner will exit the company, effective Dec. 19, according to a spokesperson for TicketsNow, a subsidiary of Ticketmaster. Rosner will be replaced by Shawn Freeman, who will serve as president of TicketsNow and ...

  5. Ticketmaster Entertainment Posts Q3 Revenue Increase

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Newly dubbed Ticketmaster Entertainment has reported third-quarter revenues of $339.2 million, up from revenues of $292.5 million (16%), during the same period last year. The revenue growth was primarily driven by a 2% increase in revenue per prim ...

  6. Ticketmaster To Buy Majority Of Front Line Management

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster's blockbuster agreement to acquire a controlling equity interest in Front Line Management Group Inc., is the latest nuke in the ongoing struggle for supremacy between Live Nation and what will be known as Ticketmaster Entertainme ...

  7. Ticketmaster To Cut Approximately 300 Jobs

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster will cut approximately 300 jobs as part of a cost-cutting plan announced in August. Those cuts account for about 5% of the ticket company’s global workforce, according to a Ticketmaster spokesperson. Ticketmaster’s estimated $35 milli ...

  8. Ticketmaster Reveals Expected Board Of Spinoff

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In a SEC Filing yesterday, Ticketmaster revealed the expected board of directors for the company's upcoming spinoff from parent InterActiveCorp., expected to be finalized next month. Board members include Ticketmaster chairman Terry Barnes, T ...

  9. Ticketmaster Spin-Off To Start With $750 Million Debt

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A newly independent Ticketmaster will likely take on about $750 million in debt and have $450 million in cash as it is spun off from parent IAC/InterActiveCorp, a top IAC executive said on Monday. IAC Chief Financial Officer Thomas McInerney said ...

  10. Report: Mobile Ticket Sales To Hit $87 Billion

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ticket sales on mobile phones are expected to reach 2.6 billion worldwide by 2011, totaling $87 billion in sales, according to data released by Juniper Research. The projecton includes tickets for airplanes, trains, concerts, sporting events, etc. ...

  11. Ticketmaster Parent IAC To Spin Off Five Companies

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster parent company IAC/InterActiveCorp plans to split into five publicly traded companies. The New York-based conglomerate said it would spin off its ticketing service Ticketmaster, cable shopping network HSN, vacation and time-share busi ...

  12. IAC Boosts Front Line Stake

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT IAC/InterActive Corp. has significantly increased its stake in Front Line, the mega management firm headed by Irving Azoff and Howard Kaufman, Billboard.biz has confirmed. Speculation regarding Front Line's future ownership make-up has been r ...

  13. Ask Jeeves To Drop Butler Mascot, Change Name

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The genteel butler that has been Ask Jeeves Inc.'s face for nearly a decade is getting ousted in a corporate takeover. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The genteel butler that has been Ask Jeeves Inc.'s face for nearly a decade is getting ousted in ...

  14. Ticketmaster, Japan Partner For U.S. Events

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal starts in December. Ticketmaster is partnering with travel company Japan Travel Bureau to give Japanese consumers access to U.S. event tickets. Starting in December, JTB will replicate and translate select Ticketmaster Web pages into Japanese ...

  15. Ticketmaster CEO To Exit

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Plans to join a start-up. Ticketmaster CEO John Pleasants will exit that post to pursue an entrepreneurial opportunity outside the company. A specific departure date is expected later this month. "I am going to a well funded start-up in a lar ...

  16. Diller Sells Stake In VUE

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Barry Diller's Internet juggernaut IAC/InterActiveCorp took its foot out of the Hollywood door June 8, unveiling a $3.4 billion cash and stock deal to sell a minority stake in a part of NBC Universal NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Barry ...

  17. TicketWeb U.K. Ups Sam Arnold To GM

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a move to bolster its executive structure ahead of a planned expansion, Ticketmaster subsidiary TicketWeb U.K. has upped Sam Arnold to the new post of GM. In a move to bolster its executive structure ahead of a planned expansion, Ticketmaster s ...