Liberty Global reorganising European business to improve credit appeal

Charlie Bracken, executive vice-president and co-chief financial officer (principal accounting officer) of Liberty Global.

Liberty Global is to reorganise its European businesses, merging UPC Ireland with Virgin Media and UPC Netherlands with Ziggo to create a simpler debt structure.… Read more

Warburg Pincus hires Ziggo and Sky exec Sukawaty

Andrew Sukawaty

Private equity group Warburg Pincus has hired former Ziggo chairman and current Inmarsat executive chairman Andrew Sukawaty as an ‘executive-in-residence’ to help it identify new… Read more

Liberty takes 98.4% of Ziggo shares, plans to delist business next month


Liberty Global now holds 98.4% of all Ziggo shares, and has said that the Dutch cable operator’s last day of trading on the on Euronext… Read more

Liberty moves to delist Ziggo after gaining 95% of shares


Liberty Global has secured control of 95.6% of Dutch operator Ziggo’s shares and is initiating a statutory “squeeze-out” to take 100% control.  Liberty said its… Read more

Liberty Global forecasts big benefits from Ziggo acquisition

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries.

Liberty Global could realise greater synergies than previously forecast from its acquisition of leading Dutch cable operator Ziggo, according to president and CEO Mike Fries. … Read more

Liberty confirms completion of Ziggo takeover

Ziggo Dome

Liberty Global has completed its tender offer for Dutch cable operator Ziggo and will own 100% of the firm’s outstanding shares, Liberty confirmed yesterday.  Announcing… Read more

Ziggo suffers digital pay TV declines


Ziggo’s digital pay TV revenues were down 1.4% in Q3 due to a decline in subscribers, the Dutch cable operator announced in its latest earnings… Read more

EC clears way for Liberty Global acquisition of Ziggo


The European Commission has cleared Liberty Global’s acquisition of leading Dutch cable operator Ziggo, clearing the way for Ziggo shareholders to tender their shares into… Read more

Liberty Global extends offer deadline for Ziggo takeover


Liberty Global has extended the shareholder acceptance period for its planned takeover of the Dutch cable operator Ziggo by almost two months. Liberty has now… Read more

Liberty Global reportedly close to securing Ziggo green light


Liberty Global is on the brink of securing a green light from the European Commission to acquire leading Dutch cable operator Ziggo, according to a… Read more