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Live Nation to Acquire U2, Madonna Management Companies for $30 Million
/ November 13, 2013 3:56 pm
Live Nation to Acquire U2, Madonna Management Companies for $30 Million

Hypebot reports that Live Nation is on the verge of taking over two artist management companies, Principle Management and Maverick, for $30 Million. Principle Management is managed by U2’s longtime manager Paul McGuinness while Guy Oseary, the manager of Madonna, manages Maverick. Live Nation has a history of having long term concert promotion agreements with both artists. . Read More

Live Nation Acquires Voodoo Music
/ October 28, 2013 4:33 pm
Live Nation Acquires Voodoo Music

Hybebot reports that Live Nation has acquired a controlling stake in one of the best known U.S. festivals, Voodoo Music & Arts Experience. “I am grateful for the opportunity to join the Live Nation team. Our outlooks on the festival market are aligned and we look to grow the Live Nation festival roster over the coming years.” said Stephen Rehage. . Read More

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Azoff Splits with Live Nation: Tells The Wrap, Running a Public Company “Sucks”
/ January 2, 2013 2:08 pm
Azoff Splits with Live Nation: Tells The Wrap, Running a Public Company “Sucks”

It's been less than 48 hours since it was publicly announced that Irving Azoff is parting ways with Live Nation, the company he led after creating Front Line, the world's largest artist management company, selling it to Ticketmaster, and merging with Live Nation, and there is no shortage of coverage and commentary on why he left and what he'll do next. . Read More

Live Nation Acquires Front Line Outright; Names Azoff Chairman
/ February 7, 2011 11:32 am

Los Angeles - Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) announced on Monday that it will acquire the remaining stake in artist management firm Front Line Management it did not already own, from founder Irving Azoff and Madison Square Garden, in a deal valued at $116.2 million.

“Through this transaction we will further simplify and consolidate our operating structure,” said Live Nation president and CEO Michael Rapino.

“By acquiring full ownership of Front Line, we expect to benefit from substantial savings related to cash taxes, the elimination of the dividend and operating [...].

Live Nation to Acquire Spanish Ticket Retailer ServiCaixa
/ February 4, 2011 10:53 am

Los Angeles - Live Nation (NYSE: LYV) announced on Friday that its Ticketmaster division will acquire ServiCaixa, the largest ticket retailer in Spain, from Spanish financial services firm la Caixa.

Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The deal will create the largest ticketing company in Spain, through the combination of Ticketmaster Spain — formerly known as TickTackTicket — and ServiCaxia, also known as Serviticket.

It will also allow Ticketmaster to offer tickets through la Caxia’s network of 8,100 ATM machines in the country.


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Live Nation Names John Malone as Interim Chairman
/ October 15, 2010 1:19 pm

Los Angeles - Concert promotion giant Live Nation (NYSE: LYV) on Friday announced that its board has named Liberty Media chairman John Malone as interim chairman of the company. IAC head Barry Diller made his resignation as chairman of Live Nation official at a board meeting yesterday, at which time Malone agreed to serve as chairman on an interim basis.


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Live Nation Developing “Cloud Printing” Service for Tickets
/ June 11, 2010 1:47 pm

Los Angeles - Live Nation Entertainment has partnered with Google and HP to develop a "cloud printing" ticketing application, that would let consumers print out tickets they purchase online to a printer at the venue, or any printer in the world, Ticket News reports. The service will reportedly utilize the Google Cloud Print service.


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