Articles tagged “liberty media”

Lawsuit Challenges Barry Diller’s Future Control of Expedia

Lawsuit Challenges Barry Diller’s Future Control of Expedia

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The odds are against this shareholder lawsuit against Barry Diller and the Expedia Group board doing anything to upend Diller's ongoing control of the company, so look for a financial settlement. But the issues raised highlight why good governance groups abhor companies that don't have truly independent directors.

12 months ago

A Priceline Acquisition of TripAdvisor Makes Sense in a Year of Transition

A Priceline Acquisition of TripAdvisor Makes Sense in a Year of Transition

Dennis Schaal, Skift

While Expedia has been on a growth spurt given all of its acquisitions over the past year, Priceline has been saying that its "competitive moat" is wide but under-appreciated. A Priceline acquisition of TripAdvisor would make a bold statement and widen that competitive moat for all to see.

4 years ago

TripAdvisor Chairman on Relationship With Expedia: It’s Complicated

TripAdvisor Chairman on Relationship With Expedia: It’s Complicated

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It's has to be a comeuppance for Expedia to see its offspring, TripAdvisor, turn into such a formidable frenemy. On the other hand, Expedia shareholders made plenty of money off the TripAdvisor spinoff and are laughing all the way to the bank.

6 years ago