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Expedia Chairman Barry Diller Moves to Simplify Corporate Structure

Shown here is Barry Diller. Expedia will stop being a controlled company by Diller’s vehicle after the deal is complete, and Chairman Barry Diller will own about 29% of the company’s voting power. Barry Diller, chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp, spoke during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Chris Goodney / Bloomberg

Skift Take: Expedia will stop being a controlled company after it acquires Liberty, and Barry Diller, chairman of Expedia, will own about 29 percent of the online travel group’s voting power. The move makes the company’s ownership structure more transparent, which is a good thing.

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