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Ticketmaster Merger

Merger Lessons Learned: Why the DOJ Must Block Ticketmaster/Live Nation Monopoly

David Balto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Balto

Antitrust enforcement is the bulwark to a competitive market. Unfortunately, over the past several years, there has been very little merger enforcement exerted by the Department of Justice.

DC Springsteen Fans Screwed, Fans Had Better Get Used to It with Live Nation Merger Pending

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

The Ticketmaster and LiveNation merger -- which would unite the ticket seller (and its reselling sibling) with concert promoter/artist overseer LiveNation is paving the way for a huge monopoly.

Ticketmaster: $1B Lost In 4Q

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. lost $1.07 billion in the fourth quarter, as the ticket-selling company that hopes to merge with c...

Stopping the Ticketmaster/Live Nation Merger

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Love

The merger would likely lead to high ticket prices and make small independent booking venues and artists both more vulnerable in business dealings with the new giant.

Live Nation And Ticketmaster In Merger Deal

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — Concert promoter Live Nation Inc. and ticketing giant Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. confirmed their merger plans Tuesday and got...

Ticketmaster, Live Nation In Merger Talks

Reuters | Jui Chakravorty Das and Joe Giannone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc and Live Nation Inc may unveil a merger as soon as this week, creating a music industry powerhouse with a combined mark...