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Vodafone, Liberty Global complete Dutch JV VodafoneZiggo

Monday 2 January 2017 | 08:35 CET | News
Liberty Global and Vodafone completed their 50:50 joint venture before the end of 2016, calling the new company VodafoneZiggo Group Holding. The new integrated competitor counts 5 million mobile customers and 10 million fixed RGUs, generating annual revenue of over EUR 4 billion. While Vodafone was forced to sell its fixed activities in order to gain regulatory approval for the deal, the companies still expect around EUR 3.5 billion in synergies from the merger. Following the recapitalisation of VodafoneZiggo and according to the terms of the deal, Liberty Global receives at closing EUR 2.2

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Companies: Liberty Global / Vodafone Group / VodafoneZiggo / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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