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Liberty agrees $13.7bn Ziggo takeover

Liberty Global has agreed to buy Ziggo, in a deal that values the Dutch cable operator at roughly €10 billion (US$13.7 billion). The stock and cash deal will see Liberty offer roughly €34.53 per Ziggo share, based on its own current share price. This marks a premium of 22% on Ziggo’s closing share price of […]

Liberty Global ups Ziggo stake to 28.5%

Liberty Global has upped its stake in the Netherlands’ largest cable operator Ziggo to 28.5% – more than doubling the 12.65% holding it originally bought back in March. In a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Liberty said that it had acquired 17.5 million additional shares in Ziggo, which it financed through a […]

Liberty Global makes senior Virgin Media appointment

Liberty Global has named the managing director of UPC Netherlands, Robert Dunn, as Virgin Media’s next chief finance officer. The appointment is due to be made after Liberty completes its buyout of Virgin Media, which is due to happen by the end of the second quarter. Dunn will replace current Virgin CFO Eamonn O’Hare, who […]

Liberty Global ‘ups Ziggo stake’

Liberty Global has increased its stake in Dutch cable operator Ziggo from 12.65% to 15% according to Dow Jones’ newswires. The increase, revealed in a filing with Dutch stock market regulator AFM today, comes after Warburg Pincus completed its exit from ownership of Dutch cable operator Ziggo last week. The private equity groups sold its […]