The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Press release from Business Wire

Liberty Global Completes Acquisition of Aster

<p class='bwalignc'> <b>The Fourth Largest Cable Operator in Poland</b> </p>

Friday, September 16, 2011

Liberty Global Completes Acquisition of Aster10:42 EDT Friday, September 16, 2011 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Business Wire) -- Liberty Global, Inc. (“Liberty Global” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) today announced that, following regulatory approval, it has completed the previously announced agreement to acquire 100% of the equity of Aster Sp. z.o.o ("Aster") from funds managed by Mid Europa Partners LLP. Effective upon closing, Aster became part of the UPC Holding B.V. credit group. About Liberty Global, Inc. Liberty Global is the leading international cable operator offering advanced video, voice and broadband internet services to connect its customers to the world of entertainment, communications and information. As of June 30, 2011, Liberty Global operated state-of-the-art networks serving 18 million customers across 14 countries principally located in Europe, Chile and Australia. Liberty Global's operations also include significant programming businesses such as Chellomedia in Europe. For more information, please visit Liberty Global, Inc.Investor Relations:Christopher Noyes, +1 303.220.6693Molly Bruce, +1 303.220.4202orCorporate Communications:Hanne Wolf, +1 303.220.6678Bert Holtkamp, +31 20.778.9800