Articles tagged “liberty tripadvisor”

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Tripadvisor Takes Unusual Route With Private Equity Help to Build Its New Subscription Offering

Private equity firm Certares is leveraging its brand assets the way a Booking Holdings might do when Booking.com shares inventory with sister company Priceline. This isn't the usual private equity playbook.

Tripadvisor Takes Unusual Route With Private Equity Help to Build Its New Subscription Offering

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NFL, Restaurateur Danny Meyer Back Digital Health Passports Through Investment in Clear

Big league backers are seeing the potential of digital health passports, and not just for flying.

NFL, Restaurateur Danny Meyer Back Digital Health Passports Through Investment in Clear

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Helicopter Taxi Service Blade Goes Public Through Blank-Check Company

Airbus-backed Blade thinks Asia is where the action is, with plans to expand there after this latest blank-check deal. Keep an eye on similar so-called SPAC deals in travel in the new year.

Helicopter Taxi Service Blade Goes Public Through Blank-Check Company

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This Newly Public $500 Million Company Is Set Up to Go Shopping for Travel Acquisitions

Greg O'Hara and Noam Gottesman will be shopping for a winner, but unlike early stage investors, they can hunt for a travel company with an extensive track record. In the midst of a global pandemic, this is not a done deal, but you can bet a deal will get done.

This Newly Public $500 Million Company Is Set Up to Go Shopping for Travel Acquisitions

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Tripadvisor’s Controlling Shareholder Gets $325 Million Investment From Certares

This deal between Liberty Tripadvisor and Certares Management ensures that Tripadvisor won't be shedding its controlling shareholder anytime soon. With Liberty Tripadvisor paying off debt, it will now be charged with ensuring that its namesake Tripadvisor has a viable future, as well, once the coronavirus crisis passes.

Tripadvisor’s Controlling Shareholder Gets $325 Million Investment From Certares

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What’s Wrong at Tripadvisor?

Question: At Tripadvisor, as a controlled company, what mechanisms did minority shareholders have to pressure Chairman Greg Maffei to make dramatic changes? Answer: Relatively few.

What’s Wrong at Tripadvisor?

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TripAdvisor Sees Stock Gains After Adding a Venture Capital Exec to Its Board

TripAdvisor will report earnings on February 14. Will its numbers be a valentine to investors? If not, perhaps the company should break up its relationship with the public markets. A move to private ownership could let it retool without fretting about quarterly targets.

TripAdvisor Sees Stock Gains After Adding a Venture Capital Exec to Its Board

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TripAdvisor Is a Smart Acquisition for Someone Right Now

Buying TripAdvisor would be a very large -- albeit relatively cheap -- acquisition given its current stock price. One very significant impediment, especially for Priceline, is the fact that Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, which has historic ties to Barry Diller's Expedia, controls TripAdvisor. Still, for the right price, Liberty would have to consider a sale of its prized asset as TripAdvisor goes through a very challenging and prolonged transition.

TripAdvisor Is a Smart Acquisition for Someone Right Now