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Liberty Media Corporation Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results

FWONK, BATRA, BATRK, LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, FWONA

Liberty Media Corporation ("Liberty Media" or “Liberty”) (NASDAQ: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, FWONA, FWONK, BATRA, BATRK) today reported first quarter 2022 results. Headlines include(1):

  • Attributed to Liberty SiriusXM Group
    • SiriusXM reported first quarter 2022 financial results
      • Revenue in first quarter 2022 of $2.19 billion; increase of 6% year-over-year
      • First quarter 2022 net income climbed to $309 million; diluted EPS of $0.08
      • Adjusted EBITDA(2) of $690 million, increase of 1% year-over-year
      • Year-to-date capital returns to SiriusXM stockholders of $1.3 billion
      • SiriusXM reiterated full-year subscriber and financial guidance on April 28th
    • Liberty Media’s ownership of SiriusXM was 81.4% as of April 26th
    • From February 1st through April 30th, Liberty repurchased 3.9 million LSXMA/K shares at an average price per share of $47.06 for total cash consideration of $182 million
  • Attributed to Formula One Group
    • Announced Las Vegas Grand Prix beginning 2023
      • F1 and Liberty Media will act as promoter for race
    • Announced multiple new sponsorship agreements, including Salesforce, MSC Cruises and Lenovo
    • Secured race promotion contract with Imola until 2025
    • Extended broadcast partnerships with Foxtel Group in Australia and Canal+ in France
    • From February 1st through April 30th, Liberty repurchased 348 thousand FWONA shares at an average price per share of $56.14 for total cash consideration of $20 million
  • Attributed to Braves Group
    • Completed sale of minor league teams in January 2022, with teams remaining affiliates of the Braves for future player development
    • Announced planned construction of new office building for relocated national headquarters of Truist Securities under 15-year lease
  • Authorized committee of Liberty Media’s Board of Directors increased remaining repurchase authorization by $1 billion on May 4th

“SiriusXM produced robust financial results while navigating well through challenging macroeconomic conditions and supply chain issues. Live Nation continues to experience record-breaking demand which it is matching with compelling live experiences. The powerful allure of Formula 1 continues, and we were excited to announce that the Las Vegas Grand Prix will join the calendar in November 2023,” said Greg Maffei, Liberty Media President and CEO. “We were pleased that a new CBA was reached, and the World Series Champion Atlanta Braves returned to the field in April and expect to play a full 162-game season.”

Discussion of Results

Unless otherwise noted, the following discussion compares financial information for the three months ended March 31, 2022 to the same period in 2021.

LIBERTY SIRIUSXM GROUP – The following table provides the financial results attributed to Liberty SiriusXM Group for the first quarter of 2022. In the first quarter, approximately $9 million of corporate level selling, general and administrative expense (including stock-based compensation expense) was allocated to the Liberty SiriusXM Group.

1Q21

1Q22

% Change

amounts in millions

Liberty SiriusXM Group

Revenue

SiriusXM

$

2,058

$

2,186

6

%

Total Liberty SiriusXM Group

$

2,058

$

2,186

6

%

Operating Income (Loss)

SiriusXM

237

493

108

%

Corporate and other

(8

)

(9

)

(13

)%

Total Liberty SiriusXM Group

$

229

$

484

111

%

Adjusted OIBDA(2)

SiriusXM

682

690

1

%

Corporate and other

(5

)

(5

)

%

Total Liberty SiriusXM Group

$

677

$

685

1

%

SiriusXM is a separate publicly traded company and additional information about SiriusXM can be obtained through its website and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. SiriusXM reported its stand-alone first quarter results on April 28, 2022. For additional detail on SiriusXM’s financial results for the first quarter, please see SiriusXM’s earnings release posted to its Investor Relations website. For presentation purposes on page one of this release, we include the results of SiriusXM, as reported by SiriusXM, without regard to the purchase accounting adjustments applied by us for purposes of our financial statements. Liberty Media believes the presentation of financial results as reported by SiriusXM is useful to investors as the comparability of those results is best understood in the context of SiriusXM's historical financial presentation.

The businesses and assets attributed to Liberty SiriusXM Group consist primarily of Liberty Media’s interests in SiriusXM, which includes its subsidiary Pandora, and Live Nation.

FORMULA ONE GROUP – The following table provides the financial results attributed to the Formula One Group for the first quarter of 2022. In the first quarter, the Formula One Group incurred approximately $14 million of corporate level selling, general and administrative expense (including stock-based compensation expense).

“We’ve had a phenomenal start to the 2022 Formula 1 season, building on our momentum from a successful 2021. The new cars and regulations are delivering as we had hoped, enabling closer racing, more overtaking, battles through the field and thrilling results. Our events are attracting growing audiences both in person and across all our platforms,” said Stefano Domenicali, Formula 1 President and CEO. “We were pleased to announce multiple new sponsors around the start of the season, especially in the technology space. We are thrilled to debut the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix this weekend!”

1Q21

1Q22

amounts in millions

Formula One Group

Revenue

Formula 1

$

180

$

360

Total Formula One Group

$

180

$

360

Operating Income (Loss)

Formula 1

$

(33

)

$

34

Corporate and other

(14

)

(15

)

Total Formula One Group

$

(47

)

$

19

Adjusted OIBDA

Formula 1

$

66

$

122

Corporate and other

(7

)

(10

)

Total Formula One Group

$

59

$

112

The following table provides the operating results of Formula 1 (“F1”).

F1 Operating Results

1Q21

1Q22

% Change

amounts in millions

Primary Formula 1 revenue

$

159

$

287

81

%

Other Formula 1 revenue

21

73

248

%

Total Formula 1 revenue

$

180

$

360

100

%

Operating expenses (excluding stock-based compensation included below):

Team payments

(44

)

(100

)

(127

)%

Other cost of Formula 1 revenue

(40

)

(95

)

(138

)%

Cost of Formula 1 revenue

$

(84

)

$

(195

)

(132

)%

Selling, general and administrative expenses

(30

)

(43

)

(43

)%

Adjusted OIBDA

$

66

$

122

85

%

Stock-based compensation

(3

)

NM

Depreciation and Amortization

(96

)

(88

)

8

%

Operating income (loss)

$

(33

)

$

34

NM

Number of races in period

1

2

Primary F1 revenue represents the majority of F1’s revenue and is derived from (i) race promotion revenue, (ii) media rights fees and (iii) sponsorship fees.

There were two races held in the first quarter of 2022, compared to one race held in the first quarter of 2021. Throughout 2021 and particularly in the first half of the season, attendance at races was limited due to the pandemic, and the Paddock Club did not operate in the first half. F1 does not expect its results in 2022 to be impacted by such capacity limitations, though fan attendance continues to be assessed by relevant government authorities on a race-by-race basis. There are currently 22 events scheduled in 2022 following the cancellation of the Russian Grand Prix and F1 is actively evaluating alternatives.

Primary F1 revenue increased in the first quarter with growth across race promotion, media rights and sponsorship. All three primary F1 revenue streams grew due to the higher recognition of race specific and season-based income with two races held in the first quarter of 2022 compared to one race in the prior year period. Media rights also increased due to growth in F1 TV subscription revenue and fees under new and renewed contractual agreements. Race promotion revenue in the first quarter of 2021 included proceeds from a one-time settlement related to the cancellation of a race originally scheduled to commence in 2020. Sponsorship revenue also increased in the first quarter due to the recognition of revenue from new sponsors.

Other F1 revenue increased in the first quarter primarily due to the impact of one additional race held in the current year and a greater scope of activities able to be undertaken compared to the pandemic-affected first quarter of 2021. The increase was also driven by higher hospitality revenue generated from the Paddock Club, which operated at both races in the first quarter of 2022 but was unable to operate in the prior year period.

Operating income and adjusted OIBDA increased in the first quarter. Cost of F1 revenue increased compared to the prior year due to the impact of the pro rata recognition of team payments across the race season with one additional race held. Other cost of F1 revenue is largely variable in nature and mostly relates to revenue opportunities. These costs increased in the first quarter driven by the costs associated with two races having taken place compared to one in the prior year period combined with higher freight costs. Selling, general and administrative expense increased in the first quarter due to higher personnel and IT costs and increased legal and other advisory fees.

The Liberty SiriusXM Group holds an approximate 2.2% intergroup interest (5.3 million notional shares) in the Formula One Group as of April 30, 2022. These shares are not included in the outstanding share count of Formula One Group in Liberty Media’s most recent Form 10-Q. Assuming the issuance of the shares underlying this intergroup interest, the Formula One Group outstanding share count as of April 30, 2022 would have been 237 million.

The businesses and assets attributed to the Formula One Group consist of Liberty Media’s subsidiary F1, its interest in Liberty Media Acquisition Corporation, other minority investments and an inter-group interest in the Braves Group.

BRAVES GROUP - The following table provides the financial results attributed to the Braves Group for the first quarter of 2022. In the first quarter, approximately $3 million of corporate level selling, general and administrative expense (including stock-based compensation expense) was allocated to the Braves Group.

1Q21

1Q22

amounts in millions

Braves Group

Revenue

Corporate and other

$

16

$

23

Operating Income (Loss)

Corporate and other

$

(40

)

$

(40

)

Adjusted OIBDA

Corporate and other

$

(22

)

$

(19

)

The following table provides the operating results of Braves Holdings, LLC (“Braves”).

1Q21

1Q22

% Change

amounts in millions

Baseball revenue

$

7

$

11

57

%

Development revenue

9

12

33

%

Total revenue

16

23

44

%

Operating expenses (excluding stock-based compensation included below):

Other operating expenses

(20

)

(23

)

(15

)%

Selling, general and administrative expenses

(16

)

(17

)

(6

)%

Adjusted OIBDA

$

(20

)

$

(17

)

(15

)%

Stock-based compensation

(2

)

(2

)

%

Depreciation and Amortization

(15

)

(18

)

(20

)%

Operating income (loss)

$

(37

)

$

(37

)

%

Number of home games in period

Baseball revenue is comprised of (i) ballpark operations (ticket sales, concessions, corporate sales, retail, suites, premium seat fees and postseason), (ii) local broadcast rights and (iii) shared Major League Baseball revenue streams, including national broadcast rights and licensing. Development revenue is derived from the Battery Atlanta mixed-use facilities and primarily includes rental income.

In December 2021, the Collective Bargaining Agreement (“CBA”), which requires MLB clubs to sign players using a uniform contract, expired and MLB commenced a lockout of the Major League players. As a result of the lockout, the start of the 2022 regular season was delayed and the number of spring training games played was reduced. A new five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement was signed in March 2022 and the regular season began in April. Despite the delayed start of the 2022 season, a full 162-game schedule is expected to be played.

There were no home games played in the first quarter of 2022 or the prior year period. The first Braves game of the 2022 regular season was played on April 7th at full capacity. The 2021 regular season began with fans in attendance at 33% capacity for the first home game beginning April 9th, which increased to 50% capacity beginning April 23rd and further expanded to full capacity beginning May 7th.

Baseball revenue increased in the first quarter due to increased capacity at spring training games, additional special events held at the ballpark, World Series related retail revenue and an increase in licensing revenue. Development revenue increased during the first quarter due to a reduction in deferred payment arrangements and increases in rental income from various new lease commencements.

Operating loss was flat and adjusted OIBDA loss improved in the first quarter. Revenue growth more than offset increased operating costs due to more normalized levels of facility and spring training game day expenses. Selling, general and administrative expense increased primarily due to increased personnel costs, including commissions for ticket sales due to higher demand.

The Formula One Group holds an approximate 11.0% intergroup interest (6.8 million notional shares) and the Liberty SiriusXM Group holds an approximate 3.7% intergroup interest (2.3 million notional shares) in the Braves Group as of April 30, 2022. These shares are not included in the outstanding share count of the Braves Group in Liberty Media’s most recent Form 10-Q. Assuming the issuance of the shares underlying these intergroup interests, the Braves Group outstanding share count as of April 30, 2022 would have been 62 million.

The businesses and assets attributed to the Braves Group consist primarily of Liberty Media’s subsidiary the Braves, which indirectly owns the Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball Club and certain assets and liabilities associated with the Braves’ ballpark and mixed-use development project.

Share Repurchases

From February 1, 2022 through April 30, 2022, Liberty SiriusXM Group repurchased approximately 1.7 million Series C Liberty SiriusXM shares (Nasdaq: LSXMK) at an average cost per share of $46.89 for total cash consideration of $81 million and repurchased approximately 2.1 million Series A Liberty SiriusXM shares (Nasdaq: LSXMA) at an average cost per share of $47.20 for total cash consideration of $101 million.

From February 1, 2022 through April 30, 2022, Formula One Group repurchased approximately 348 thousand Series A Liberty Formula One shares (Nasdaq: FWONA) at an average cost per share of $56.14 for total cash consideration of $20 million.

On May 4, 2022, a duly authorized committee of Liberty Media’s Board of Directors increased the remaining repurchase authorization by $1 billion. The total remaining repurchase authorization for Liberty Media as of May 4, 2022 is $1.2 billion and can be applied to repurchases of Series A and Series C shares of any of the Liberty Media Corporation tracking stocks.

FOOTNOTES

1)

Liberty Media will discuss these headlines and other matters on Liberty Media's earnings conference call that will begin at 10:00 a.m. (E.D.T.) on May 6, 2022. For information regarding how to access the call, please see “Important Notice” later in this document.

2)

For definitions of Adjusted OIBDA (as defined by Liberty Media) and adjusted EBITDA (as defined by SiriusXM) and applicable reconciliations see the accompanying schedules.

NOTES

The following financial information with respect to Liberty Media's equity affiliates and available for sale securities is intended to supplement Liberty Media's condensed consolidated balance sheet and statement of operations to be included in its Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2022.

Fair Value of Corporate Public Holdings

(amounts in millions)

12/31/2021

3/31/2022

Liberty SiriusXM Group

Live Nation Investment(a)

$

8,336

$

8,193

Other Monetizable Public Holdings(b)

50

Total Liberty SiriusXM Group

$

8,386

$

8,193

Formula One Group

Other Monetizable Public Holdings(b)

167

162

Total Formula One Group

$

167

$

162

Braves Group

N/A

N/A

Total Liberty Media

$

8,553

$

8,355

____________________

a)

Represents the fair value of the equity investment in Live Nation. In accordance with GAAP, Liberty Media accounts for its investment in the equity of Live Nation using the equity method of accounting and includes it in its condensed consolidated balance sheet at $89 million and $72 million as of December 31, 2021 and March 31, 2022, respectively.

b)

Represents the carrying value of other public holdings that are accounted for at fair value. Excludes intergroup interests.

Fair Value of Intergroup Assets and Liabilities

The intergroup interests represent quasi-equity interests which are not represented by outstanding shares of common stock; rather, the Formula One Group and Liberty SiriusXM Group have attributed interests in the Braves Group, which are generally stated in terms of a number of shares of Liberty Braves common stock, and the Liberty SiriusXM Group also has an attributed interest in the Formula One Group, which is generally stated in terms of a number of shares of Liberty Formula One common stock. Each reporting period, the notional shares representing the intergroup interests are marked to fair value. The changes in fair value are recorded in the unrealized gain (loss) on the intergroup interest line item in the unaudited attributed condensed consolidated statements of operations. The intergroup interests will remain outstanding until the redemption of the outstanding interests, at the discretion of Liberty Media’s Board of Directors, through transfer of securities, cash and/or other assets from the Braves Group or Formula One Group, respectively, to the respective tracking stock group.

Attributed

as of March 31, 2022

Liberty

Formula

SiriusXM

Braves

One

Group

Group

Group

(amounts in millions)

Notional
Shares

Value

Notional
Shares

Value

Notional
Shares

Value

Braves Group intergroup interests

2.3

$

67

(9.1

)

$

(256

)

6.8

$

189

Formula One Group intergroup interest

5.3

$

332

(5.3

)

$

(332

)

Cash and Debt

The following presentation is provided to separately identify cash and debt information.

(amounts in millions)

12/31/2021

3/31/2022

Cash and Cash Equivalents Attributable to:

Liberty SiriusXM Group(a)

$

598

$

710

Formula One Group(b)

2,074

2,265

Braves Group(c)

142

311

Total Consolidated Cash and Cash Equivalents (GAAP)

$

2,814

$

3,286

Debt:

SiriusXM senior notes(d)

$

8,750

$

8,750

Pandora convertible senior notes

193

193

1.375% cash convertible notes due 2023(e)

1,000

1,000

2.125% SiriusXM exchangeable senior debentures due 2048(e)

400

388

2.25% Live Nation exchangeable senior debentures due 2048(e)

385

2.75% SiriusXM exchangeable senior debentures due 2049(e)

604

586

0.5% Live Nation exchangeable senior debentures due 2050(e)

920

920

SiriusXM margin loan

875

875

Live Nation margin loan

250

Other subsidiary debt(f)

981

Total Attributed Liberty SiriusXM Group Debt

$

13,127

$

13,943

Unamortized discount, fair market value adjustment and deferred loan costs

1,135

738

Total Attributed Liberty SiriusXM Group Debt (GAAP)

$

14,262

$

14,681

1% cash convertible notes due 2023(e)

386

386

Formula 1 term loan and revolving credit facility

2,902

2,902

Other corporate level debt

69

68

Total Attributed Formula One Group Debt

$

3,357

$

3,356

Fair market value adjustment

274

339

Total Attributed Formula One Group Debt (GAAP)

$

3,631

$

3,695

Formula 1 leverage(g)

4.4x

3.7x

Atlanta Braves debt

700

678

Total Attributed Braves Group Debt

$

700

$

678

Deferred loan costs

(3

)

(3

)

Total Attributed Braves Group Debt (GAAP)

$

697

$

675

Total Liberty Media Corporation Debt (GAAP)

$

18,590

$

19,051

____________________

a)

Includes $191 million and $76 million of cash held at SiriusXM as of December 31, 2021 and March 31, 2022, respectively.

b)

Includes $709 million and $835 million of cash held at Formula 1 as of December 31, 2021 and March 31, 2022, respectively.

c)

Excludes restricted cash held in reserves pursuant to the terms of various financial obligations of $102 million and $26 million as of December 31, 2021 and March 31, 2022, respectively.

d)

Outstanding principal amount of Senior Notes with no reduction for the net unamortized discount.

e)

Face amount of the cash convertible notes and exchangeable debentures with no fair market value adjustment.

f)

Includes SiriusXM revolving credit facility.

g)

Net debt to covenant OIBDA ratio of F1 operating business as defined in F1’s credit facilities for covenant calculations.

Liberty Media, SiriusXM, Formula 1 and Braves Holdings are in compliance with their debt covenants as of March 31, 2022.

Total cash and cash equivalents attributed to Liberty SiriusXM Group increased $112 million in the first quarter as cash from operations, net borrowings at SiriusXM and the disposition of marketable securities more than offset return of capital at both SiriusXM and Liberty SiriusXM Group and net debt repayment at Liberty SiriusXM. Included in the cash and cash equivalents balance attributed to Liberty SiriusXM Group at March 31, 2022 is $76 million held at SiriusXM. Although SiriusXM is a consolidated subsidiary, it is a separate public company with a non-controlling interest, therefore Liberty Media does not have ready access to SiriusXM’s cash balance.

On February 1, 2022, SiriusXM announced they would pay a special cash dividend of $0.25 per share for an aggregate dividend of approximately $1 billion. The payment date of the special cash dividend was February 25, 2022, and Liberty SiriusXM received approximately $770 million of proceeds, net of extraordinary cash distributions of approximately $12 million paid to holders of its 2.125% SiriusXM exchangeable senior debentures due 2048 and approximately $18 million paid to holders of its 2.75% SiriusXM exchangeable senior debentures due 2049. Liberty SiriusXM Group received a total of $872 million in gross dividends from SiriusXM during the first quarter, including $70 million of proceeds from the regular quarterly dividend as well as the special cash dividend received in February.

Total debt attributed to Liberty SiriusXM Group increased $816 million during the quarter due to SiriusXM borrowing under its revolving credit facility, partially offset by net debt repayment at Liberty SiriusXM.

In October 2021, Liberty Media issued a notice of redemption in full for the 2.25% Live Nation exchangeable senior debentures due 2048 on or before December 1, 2021. All holders exercised their right to exchange the debentures in the fourth quarter. On January 21, 2022, the exchanges of debentures were settled in cash for $664 million funded with cash on hand and incremental borrowing under Liberty’s margin loan facilities.

Total cash and cash equivalents attributed to the Formula One Group increased $191 million during the quarter due to cash from operations at F1 and short-term marketable securities which matured during the quarter and are now reflected in cash equivalents. Total debt at Formula One Group was flat in the first quarter.

Total cash and cash equivalents attributed to the Braves Group increased $169 million during the quarter as net debt repayment was more than offset by proceeds from the minor league sale and cash from operations, including the release of restricted cash held in reserves pursuant to the terms of various financial obligations. Total debt attributed to the Braves Group decreased $22 million in the quarter driven by repayment under the Braves team revolver. The second phase of the Battery Atlanta mixed-use development is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2022. An additional office building will be constructed at Five Ballpark Center that will house the national headquarters for Truist Securities under a 15-year lease. Construction is expected to begin in the second half of 2022 and the Braves’ estimated cash contribution will be modest.

Important Notice: Liberty Media Corporation (Nasdaq: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, FWONA, FWONK, BATRA, BATRK) will discuss Liberty Media's earnings release on a conference call which will begin at 10:00 a.m. (E.D.T.) on May 6, 2022. The call can be accessed by dialing (800) 458-4121 or (720) 543-0206, passcode 3276965 at least 10 minutes prior to the start time. The call will also be broadcast live across the Internet and archived on our website. To access the webcast go to https://www.libertymedia.com/investors/news-events/ir-calendar. Links to this press release will also be available on the Liberty Media website.

This press release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements about business strategies, market potential, future financial performance and prospects, subscriber and financial guidance, Formula 1’s race calendar and new races, capacity limitations, plans regarding stock repurchases, the Battery Atlanta mixed-use development and other matters that are not historical facts. These forward-looking statements involve many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements, including, without limitation, possible changes in market acceptance of new products or services, regulatory matters affecting our businesses, the unfavorable outcome of pending or future litigation, the failure to realize benefits of acquisitions, rapid technological and industry change, continued access to capital on terms acceptable to Liberty Media, changes in law, including consumer protection laws, and their enforcement, the impact of COVID-19, including on general market conditions, the ability of Formula 1, the Braves and Live Nation to hold live events and fan attendance at such events and market conditions conducive to stock repurchases. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release, and Liberty Media expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to disseminate any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in Liberty Media's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. Please refer to the publicly filed documents of Liberty Media, including the most recent Forms 10-K and 10-Q, for additional information about Liberty Media and about the risks and uncertainties related to Liberty Media's business which may affect the statements made in this press release.

LIBERTY MEDIA CORPORATION

BALANCE SHEET INFORMATION

March 31, 2022 (unaudited)

Attributed

Liberty

Formula

SiriusXM

Braves

One

Intergroup

Consolidated

Group

Group

Group

Eliminations

Liberty

amounts in millions

Assets

Current assets:

Cash and cash equivalents

$

710

311

2,265

3,286

Trade and other receivables, net

650

43

148

841

Other current assets

789

45

209

1,043

Total current assets

2,149

399

2,622

5,170

Intergroup interests

399

189

(588

)

Investments in affiliates, accounted for using the equity method

806

114

27

947

Property and equipment, at cost

2,840

998

217

4,055

Accumulated depreciation

(1,722

)

(240

)

(92

)

(2,054

)

1,118

758

125

2,001

Intangible assets not subject to amortization

Goodwill

15,140

176

3,956

19,272

FCC licenses

8,600

8,600

Other

1,242

124

1,366

24,982

300

3,956

29,238

Intangible assets subject to amortization, net

1,236

24

3,420

4,680

Other assets

946

68

1,514

(45

)

2,483

Total assets

$

31,636

1,663

11,853

(633

)

44,519

Liabilities and Equity

Current liabilities:

Intergroup payable (receivable)

$

28

(23

)

(5

)

Accounts payable and accrued liabilities

1,229

58

225

1,512

Current portion of debt

1,669

156

759

2,584

Deferred revenue

1,451

166

526

2,143

Other current liabilities

82

4

37

123

Total current liabilities

4,459

361

1,542

6,362

Long-term debt

13,012

519

2,936

16,467

Deferred income tax liabilities

2,221

54

(45

)

2,230

Redeemable intergroup interests

256

332

(588

)

Other liabilities

587

183

162

932

Total liabilities

20,279

1,373

4,972

(633

)

25,991

Redeemable noncontrolling interests in equity of subsidiary

575

575

Equity / Attributed net assets

8,092

290

6,281

14,663

Noncontrolling interests in equity of subsidiaries

3,265

25

3,290

Total liabilities and equity

$

31,636

1,663

11,853

(633

)

44,519

LIBERTY MEDIA CORPORATION

STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS

Three months ended March 31, 2022 (unaudited)

Attributed

Liberty

Formula

SiriusXM

Braves

One

Consolidated

Group

Group

Group

Liberty

amounts in millions

Revenue:

Sirius XM Holdings revenue

$

2,186

2,186

Formula 1 revenue

360

360

Other revenue

23

23

Total revenue

2,186

23

360

2,569

Operating costs and expenses, including stock-based compensation:

Cost of Sirius XM Holdings services (exclusive of depreciation shown separately below):

Revenue share and royalties

670

670

Programming and content(1)

140

140

Customer service and billing(1)

125

125

Other(1)

54

54

Cost of Formula 1 revenue

195

195

Subscriber acquisition costs

90

90

Other operating expenses(1)

67

23

90

Selling, general and administrative(1)

404

22

56

482

Depreciation and amortization

152

18

90

260

1,702

63

341

2,106

Operating income (loss)

484

(40

)

19

463

Other income (expense):

Interest expense

(122

)

(6

)

(29

)

(157

)

Share of earnings (losses) of affiliates, net

(18

)

4

(14

)

Realized and unrealized gains (losses) on financial instruments, net

61

5

(7

)

59

Unrealized gains (losses) on intergroup interests

20

1

(21

)

Other, net

20

20

5

45

(39

)

24

(52

)

(67

)

Earnings (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes

445

(16

)

(33

)

396

Income tax (expense) benefit

(101

)

3

(2

)

(100

)

Net earnings (loss)

344

(13

)

(35

)

296

Less net earnings (loss) attributable to the noncontrolling interests

56

9

65

Less net earnings (loss) attributable to redeemable noncontrolling interest

(9

)

(9

)

Net earnings (loss) attributable to Liberty stockholders

$

288

(13

)

(35

)

240

(1) Includes stock-based compensation expense as follows:

Programming and content

8

8

Customer service and billing

1

1

Other

1

1

Other operating expenses

8

8

Selling, general and administrative

31

3

3

37

Stock compensation expense

$

49

3

3

55

LIBERTY MEDIA CORPORATION

STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS

Three months ended March 31, 2021 (unaudited)

Attributed

Liberty

Formula

SiriusXM

Braves

One

Consolidated

Group

Group

Group

Liberty

amounts in millions

Revenue:

Sirius XM Holdings revenue

$

2,058

2,058

Formula 1 revenue

180

180

Other revenue

16

16

Total revenue

2,058

16

180

2,254

Operating costs and expenses, including stock-based compensation:

Cost of Sirius XM Holdings services (exclusive of depreciation shown separately below):

Revenue share and royalties

640

640

Programming and content(1)

130

130

Customer service and billing(1)

117

117

Other(1)

52

52

Cost of Formula 1 revenue

84

84

Subscriber acquisition costs

86

86

Other operating expenses(1)

64

20

84

Selling, general and administrative(1)

346

21

43

410

Impairment, restructuring and acquisition costs, net of recoveries

245

245

Depreciation and amortization

149

15

100

264

1,829

56

227

2,112

Operating income (loss)

229

(40

)

(47

)

142

Other income (expense):

Interest expense

(120

)

(6

)

(32

)

(158

)

Share of earnings (losses) of affiliates, net

(113

)

3

15

(95

)

Realized and unrealized gains (losses) on financial instruments, net

(86

)

2

35

(49

)

Unrealized gains (losses) on intergroup interests

10

(28

)

18

Other, net

11

(1

)

5

15

(298

)

(30

)

41

(287

)

Earnings (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes

(69

)

(70

)

(6

)

(145

)

Income tax (expense) benefit

107

11

13

131

Net earnings (loss)

38

(59

)

7

(14

)

Less net earnings (loss) attributable to the noncontrolling interests

49

49

Less net earnings (loss) attributable to redeemable noncontrolling interest

53

53

Net earnings (loss) attributable to Liberty stockholders

$

(11

)

(59

)

(46

)

(116

)

(1) Includes stock-based compensation expense as follows:

Programming and content

8

8

Customer service and billing

1

1

Other

1

1

Other operating expenses

10

10

Selling, general and administrative

34

3

6

43

Stock compensation expense

$

54

3

6

63

LIBERTY MEDIA CORPORATION

STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS INFORMATION

Three months ended March 31, 2022 (unaudited)

Attributed

Liberty

Formula

SiriusXM

Braves

One

Consolidated

Group

Group

Group

Liberty

amounts in millions

Cash flows from operating activities:

Net earnings (loss)

$

344

(13

)

(35

)

296

Adjustments to reconcile net earnings (loss) to net cash provided by operating activities:

Depreciation and amortization

152

18

90

260

Stock-based compensation

49

3

3

55

Share of (earnings) loss of affiliates, net

18

(4

)

14

Unrealized (gains) losses on intergroup interests, net

(20

)

(1

)

21

Realized and unrealized (gains) losses on financial instruments, net

(61

)

(5

)

7

(59

)

Deferred income tax expense (benefit)

39

(10

)

26

55

Intergroup tax allocation

42

7

(49

)

Other charges (credits), net

(11

)

(20

)

(2

)

(33

)

Changes in operating assets and liabilities

Current and other assets

21

23

(158

)

(114

)

Payables and other liabilities

(238

)

83

232

77

Net cash provided (used) by operating activities

335

81

135

551

Cash flows from investing activities:

Investments in equity method affiliates and debt and equity securities

(1

)

(5

)

(3

)

(9

)

Cash proceeds from dispositions

50

47

97

Capital expended for property and equipment, including internal-use software and website development

(97

)

(4

)

(10

)

(111

)

Other investing activities, net

(42

)

76

34

Net cash provided (used) by investing activities

(90

)

38

63

11

Cash flows from financing activities:

Borrowings of debt

1,740

15

1,755

Repayments of debt

(1,204

)

(37

)

(1

)

(1,242

)

Liberty stock repurchases

(202

)

(37

)

(239

)

Subsidiary shares repurchased by subsidiary

(206

)

(206

)

Cash dividends paid by subsidiary

(201

)

(201

)

Taxes paid in lieu of shares issued for stock-based compensation

(61

)

26

(35

)

Other financing activities, net

1

(4

)

7

4

Net cash provided (used) by financing activities

(133

)

(26

)

(5

)

(164

)

Effect of foreign exchange rate changes on cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash

(2

)

(2

)

Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash

112

93

191

396

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at beginning of period

606

244

2,074

2,924

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period

$

718

337

2,265

3,320

Cash and cash equivalents

$

710

311

2,265

3,286

Restricted cash included in other current assets

12

12

Restricted cash included in other assets

8

14

22

Total cash and cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period

$

718

337

2,265

3,320

LIBERTY MEDIA CORPORATION

STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS INFORMATION

Three months ended March 31, 2021 (unaudited)

Attributed

Liberty

Formula

SiriusXM

Braves

One

Consolidated

Group

Group

Group

Liberty

amounts in millions

Cash flows from operating activities:

Net earnings (loss)

$

38

(59

)

7

(14

)

Adjustments to reconcile net earnings (loss) to net cash provided by operating activities:

Depreciation and amortization

149

15

100

264

Stock-based compensation

54

3

6

63

Non-cash impairment and restructuring costs

245

245

Share of (earnings) loss of affiliates, net

113

(3

)

(15

)

95

Unrealized (gains) losses on intergroup interests, net

(10

)

28

(18

)

Realized and unrealized (gains) losses on financial instruments, net

86

(2

)

(35

)

49

Deferred income tax expense (benefit)

(121

)

(7

)

(15

)

(143

)

Intergroup tax allocation

1

(3

)

2

Other charges (credits), net

(3

)

2

(1

)

Changes in operating assets and liabilities

Current and other assets

58

36

(102

)

(8

)

Payables and other liabilities

(339

)

34

252

(53

)

Net cash provided (used) by operating activities

271

42

184

497

Cash flows from investing activities:

Investments in equity affiliates and debt and equity securities

(5

)

(53

)

(58

)

Investment of subsidiary initial public offering proceeds into trust account

(575

)

(575

)

Capital expended for property and equipment, including internal-use software and website development

(78

)

(10

)

(3

)

(91

)

Other investing activities, net

8

8

Net cash provided (used) by investing activities

(75

)

(10

)

(631

)

(716

)

Cash flows from financing activities:

Borrowings of debt

1,083

8

(1

)

1,090

Repayments of debt

(585

)

(6

)

(2

)

(593

)

Liberty stock repurchases

(107

)

(107

)

Subsidiary shares repurchased by subsidiary

(522

)

(522

)

Cash dividends paid by subsidiary

(14

)

(14

)

Taxes paid in lieu of shares issued for stock-based compensation

(21

)

(1

)

(22

)

Proceeds from initial public offering of subsidiary

575

575

Other financing activities, net

(1

)

(23

)

(24

)

Net cash provided (used) by financing activities

(166

)

1

548

383

Effect of foreign exchange rates on cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash

(2

)

(2

)

Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash

30

33

99

162

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at beginning of period

1,008

185

1,684

2,877

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period

$

1,038

218

1,783

3,039

Cash and cash equivalents

$

1,030

181

1,783

2,994

Restricted cash included in other current assets

19

19

Restricted cash included in other assets

8

18

26

Total cash and cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period

$

1,038

218

1,783

3,039

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES AND SUPPLEMENTAL DISCLOSURES

SCHEDULE 1

To provide investors with additional information regarding our financial results, this press release includes a presentation of Adjusted OIBDA, which is a non-GAAP financial measure, for the Liberty SiriusXM Group, the Braves Group and the Formula One Group, together with reconciliations to operating income, as determined under GAAP. Liberty Media defines Adjusted OIBDA as operating income (loss) plus depreciation and amortization, stock-based compensation, separately reported litigation settlements, restructuring, acquisition and other related costs and impairment charges.

Liberty Media believes Adjusted OIBDA is an important indicator of the operational strength and performance of its businesses by identifying those items that are not directly a reflection of each business’ performance or indicative of ongoing business trends. In addition, this measure allows management to view operating results and perform analytical comparisons and benchmarking between businesses and identify strategies to improve performance. Because Adjusted OIBDA is used as a measure of operating performance, Liberty Media views operating income as the most directly comparable GAAP measure. Adjusted OIBDA is not meant to replace or supersede operating income or any other GAAP measure, but rather to supplement such GAAP measures in order to present investors with the same information that Liberty Media's management considers in assessing the results of operations and performance of its assets.

The following table provides a reconciliation of Adjusted OIBDA for Liberty Media to operating income calculated in accordance with GAAP for the three months ended March 31, 2021 and March 31, 2022, respectively.

QUARTERLY SUMMARY

(amounts in millions)

1Q21

1Q22

Liberty SiriusXM Group

Operating Income

$

229

$

484

Depreciation and amortization

149

152

Stock compensation expense

54

49

Impairment, restructuring and acquisition costs, net of recoveries (a)

245

Adjusted OIBDA

$

677

$

685

Formula One Group

Operating Income (Loss)

$

(47

)

$

19

Depreciation and amortization

100

90

Stock compensation expense

6

3

Adjusted OIBDA

$

59

$

112

Braves Group

Operating Income (Loss)

$

(40

)

$

(40

)

Depreciation and amortization

15

18

Stock compensation expense

3

3

Adjusted OIBDA

$

(22

)

$

(19

)

Liberty Media Corporation (Consolidated)

Operating Income

$

142

$

463

Depreciation and amortization

264

260

Stock compensation expense

63

55

Impairment, restructuring and acquisition costs, net of recoveries (a)

245

Adjusted OIBDA

$

714

$

778

____________________

(a)

Includes a $220 million impairment to the carrying value of SiriusXM’s SXM-7 satellite after it experienced failures of certain payload units during in-orbit testing, and restructuring costs of $25 million resulting from the termination of SiriusXM’s leased office space during the three months ended March 31, 2021. These charges have been excluded from adjusted OIBDA.

SCHEDULE 2

This press release also includes a presentation of adjusted EBITDA of SiriusXM, which is a non-GAAP financial measure used by SiriusXM, together with a reconciliation to SiriusXM's stand-alone net income, as determined under GAAP. SiriusXM defines adjusted EBITDA as net income before interest expense, income tax expense and depreciation and amortization. SiriusXM adjusts EBITDA to exclude the impact of other expense (income) as well as certain other charges discussed below. Adjusted EBITDA is a Non-GAAP financial measure that excludes or adjusts for (if applicable): (i) loss on extinguishment of debt, (ii) share-based payment expense, (iii) impairment, restructuring and acquisition costs, (iv) legal settlements/reserves and (v) other significant operating expense (income) that do not relate to the on-going performance of SiriusXM’s business. SiriusXM believes adjusted EBITDA is a useful measure of the underlying trend of its operating performance, which provides useful information about its business apart from the costs associated with its capital structure and purchase price accounting. SiriusXM believes investors find this Non-GAAP financial measure useful when analyzing past operating performance with current performance and comparing SiriusXM’s operating performance to the performance of other communications, entertainment and media companies. SiriusXM believes investors use adjusted EBITDA to estimate current enterprise value and to make investment decisions. As a result of large capital investments in SiriusXM’s satellite radio system, its results of operations reflect significant charges for depreciation expense. SiriusXM believes the exclusion of share-based payment expense is useful as it is not directly related to the operational conditions of its business. SiriusXM also believes the exclusion of the legal settlements and reserves, impairment, restructuring and acquisition related costs, and loss on extinguishment of debt, to the extent they occur during the period, is useful as they are significant expenses not incurred as part of its normal operations for the period.

Adjusted EBITDA has certain limitations in that it does not take into account the impact to SiriusXM’s statements of comprehensive income of certain expenses, including share-based payment expense. SiriusXM endeavors to compensate for the limitations of the Non-GAAP measure presented by also providing the comparable GAAP measure with equal or greater prominence and descriptions of the reconciling items, including quantifying such items, to derive the Non-GAAP measure. Investors that wish to compare and evaluate operating results after giving effect for these costs, should refer to net income as disclosed in SiriusXM’s unaudited consolidated statements of comprehensive income. Since adjusted EBITDA is a Non-GAAP financial performance measure, SiriusXM’s calculation of adjusted EBITDA may be susceptible to varying calculations; may not be comparable to other similarly titled measures of other companies; and should not be considered in isolation, as a substitute for, or superior to measures of financial performance prepared in accordance with GAAP. The reconciliation of net income to the adjusted EBITDA is calculated as follows:

Unaudited

For the Three Months Ended

March 31,

2021

2022

($ in millions)

Net income:

$

219

$

309

Add back items excluded from Adjusted EBITDA:

Impairment, restructuring and acquisition costs(a)

245

Share-based payment expense

51

45

Depreciation and amortization

132

135

Interest expense

100

103

Other expense (income)

(3

)

(2

)

Income tax (benefit) expense

(62

)

100

Adjusted EBITDA

$

682

$

690

____________________

(a)

Includes a $220 million impairment to the carrying value of SiriusXM’s SXM-7 satellite after it experienced failures of certain payload units during in-orbit testing, and restructuring costs of $25 million resulting from the termination of SiriusXM’s leased office space during the three months ended March 31, 2021. These charges have been excluded from adjusted OIBDA.