OREANDA-NEWS. July 22, 2016. Pandora, the online radio streaming service, recently fielded an offer of about \\$3.4 billion from Liberty Media, reported The Wall Street Journal on Thursday. Liberty Media, the parent company of Sirius XM, offered to purchase Pandora for \\$15 per share, significantly higher than the trading price per share at the time of the offer.

Although it wasn't a formal offer, Pandora rebuffed it. The streaming service was looking for closer to \\$20 per share, according to the Journal, and has shopped itself to larger companies like Apple and Amazon.

Music streaming is a quickly changing market, and Pandora in particular been experiencing a tumultuous last few months. Whether Liberty Media's CEO Greg Maffei will up the offer, and how a Sirius XM-Pandora partnership would look, are both unclear.

Pandora declined to comment. Liberty Media did not immediately respond to a request for comment.