LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone (VOD.L) has agreed to pay $21.8 billion to buy Liberty Global’s (LBTYA.O) assets in Germany and eastern Europe to take on rivals with a broader range of superfast cable TV, broadband and mobile services. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Branding hangs outside a Vodafone shop in Oxford, Britain, May 16, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville The world’s second-largest mobile operator struck a deal with U.S. cable pioneer John Malone’s Liberty after years of on-off talks to become a pan-European leader able to challenge the dominance of former monopolies such as Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE). The biggest German provider swiftly emphasized its previously stated opposition to the deal and Vodafone is likely to face a lengthy regulatory review in Brussels. The companies have penciled in a mid-2019 completion date for a combination that also includes the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania. The deal puts Vodafone back on the front foot in its European … [Read more...] about Vodafone to pay $21.8 billion for Liberty assets to boost European…
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DENVER, Colorado--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic to Vodafone Group plc (“Vodafone”) for a total enterprise value of approximately €19.0 billion ($22.7 billion) on U.S. GAAP basis, as compared to €18.4 billion ($22 billion) on an EU-IFRS basis.These four businesses represented approximately 28% of Liberty Global’s consolidated 2017 operating cash flow (“OCF”), which does not include its 50% share of OCF from the VodafoneZiggo joint venture in the Netherlands.The sale price represents a total enterprise value for all four businesses combined of 11.5 times 2017 adjusted Segment OCF, or approximately 24.0 times 2017 operating free cash flow (“OFCF”) 5, with an implied adjusted Segment OCF multiple for Liberty … [Read more...] about Liberty Global to Sell Operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic to Vodafone
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--Unitymedia (together with its subsidiaries, the “ Unitymedia Group ”), today announces that its parent company, Liberty Global plc (“ Liberty Global ”), and Vodafone have entered into a definitive agreement (the “ Acquisition Agreement ”) for the acquisition by Vodafone of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Unitymedia, together with certain other businesses owned by Liberty Global (the “ Proposed Acquisition ”).Unitymedia has outstanding the following debt securities listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange:$900,000,000 original aggregate principal amount of 6.125% Senior Notes due 2025 (Rule 144A CUSIP: 91337DAB0; ISIN: US91337DAB01; Regulation S CUSIP: D85456AB3; ISIN: USD85456AB30) (the “ 2025 Senior Notes ”); and€700,000,000 original aggregate principal amount of 3.75% Senior Notes due 2027 (Rule 144A common code: 119943914; ISIN: XS1199439149; Regulation … [Read more...] about Unitymedia GmbH (“Unitymedia”), Unitymedia Hessen GmbH & Co. KG (“Unitymedia Hessen”) and Unitymedia NRW GmbH (“Unitymedia NRW”) announce agreement to sell the Unitymedia Group (as defined below) to Vodafone Group plc (“Vodafone”).
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2018--UPC Holding BV (together with its subsidiaries, the “ UPC Group ”), today announces that its parent, Liberty Global plc (“ Liberty Global ”), and Vodafone have entered into a definitive agreement (the “ Acquisition Agreement ”) for the acquisition by Vodafone of the UPC Group’s operations in Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic, together with certain other businesses owned by Liberty Global (the “ Proposed Acquisition ”).UPC Holding has outstanding the following debt securities listed on the Irish Stock Exchange:$550,000,000 original aggregate principal amount of 5.500% Senior Notes due 2028 (Rule 144A CUSIP: 90320LAG2; ISIN: US90320LAG23; Regulation S CUSIP: N9T41QAG3; ISIN: USN9T41QAG33) (the “ 2028 Senior Notes ”); and€635,000,000 original aggregate principal amount of 3.875% Senior Notes due 2029 (Rule 144A common code: 162996983; ISIN: XS1629969830; Regulation S common … [Read more...] about UPC Holding BV (“UPC Holding”), UPCB Finance IV Limited (“UPCB IV”) and UPCB Finance VII Limited (“UPCB VII”) announce agreement to sell certain assets to Vodafone Group plc (“Vodafone”).
Although he isn't the most well known, popular, or even iconic of Marvel Comics' characters, Captain America is really the heart of the company. He is equal parts Superman (personality) and Batman (no true super-powers), and best of all, he once punched Hitler in the jaw. Now, Cap has his own movie, and of course with a movie comes games. Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty is the second mobile game from Disney Mobile in partnership with Marvel Entertainment. Story & Presentation: The game is a side-scrolling action platformer where you play as Captain America (of course) and attempt to take down HYDRA, a group led by the Red Skull, which is making weapons that could turn the tide of World War II. The story was written by Marvel's Chris Gage, and is told through cut-scene cinematics that bookend each stage which feature art by Ron Lim and Christopher Sotomayor, and text blurbs at the beginning of each level within a stage. Unfortunately, the story just isn't very … [Read more...] about Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty for Android Review