SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): January 3, 2013
LIBERTY SPINCO, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
12300 Liberty Blvd.
Englewood, Colorado 80112
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (720) 875-5400
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On January 3, 2013, Liberty Media Corporation (“Liberty Media”), the parent company of Liberty Spinco, Inc. (“Spinco”), announced that it received approval from the Federal Communications Commission (the “FCC”) for the transfer of de jure control of Sirius XM Radio Inc. (“Sirius XM”) to Liberty Media. The transfer of control of Sirius XM is expected to be completed within 60 days from the date the approval was received.
Upon the completion of Liberty Media's upcoming spin-off (the “Spin-Off”) of Spinco, Spinco will hold the businesses, assets and liabilities of Liberty Media not associated with Starz, LLC, including Liberty Media's interest in Sirius XM. Although Liberty Media expects to complete the Spin-Off on January 11, 2013, the Spin-Off remains subject to certain conditions.
The information included in this Item 7.01 and the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K are being furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission in satisfaction of the public disclosure requirements of Regulation FD.
Item 8.01. Other Events
On January 8, 2013, Liberty Media issued a press release (the “Press Release”) containing information regarding (i) the when-issued trading of Spinco common stock prior to the Spin-Off and (ii) the trading symbols that will be used by Liberty Media common stock and Spinco common stock prior to and following the Spin-Off.
The Press Release being filed herewith as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 9, 2013
LIBERTY SPINCO, INC.
By: /s/ Pamela L. Coe
Name: Pamela L. Coe
Title: Vice President, Secretary