Shareholder vote set on DirecTV-Liberty merger


Shareholders of DirecTV will vote November 19th on the proposed transactions to merge the satellite TV company with Liberty Entertainment, which is being spun off from Liberty Media Corporation. There has been one change since our initial report of the merger – Chase Cary has left DirecTV to be COO of News Corporation. Larry Hunter is interim CEO of DirecTV.

DirecTV last week began mailing the definitive proxy statement/prospectus for the vote to shareholders of record of DirecTV Group as of October 9th.