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Liberty offers assets in Kabel Deutschland bid - report

Wednesday 19 June 2013 | 14:42 CET | News
Liberty Global is preparing a bid for German cable network operator Kabel Deutschland that offers assets instead of cash, reports the Financial Times. According to two people familiar with the move, Liberty Global is proposing to inject its existing cable network assets in Germany and retain Kabel Deutschland's public listing, as it looks to avoid regulatory opposition to its bid. By using this structure, Liberty Global would not have majority ownership at the holding company level, although it would still have significant influence through its stake. One of the sources said that Liberty's

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Kabel Deutschland / Liberty Global / Vodafone
Countries: Germany
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