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Liberty Global is a cable company providing video, broadband internet, fixed-line telephony, mobile, and other communications services to residential customers and businesses. It offers video services, including digital video programming and audio services, various mobile applications, and set-top boxes. The company provides entertainment, sports, movies, documentaries, lifestyles, news, adult, children, and ethnic and foreign channels. It also offers Wi-Fi and internet services, online storage solutions and Web spaces, and Connect Box, a connectivity device that delivers in-home Wi-Fi coverage. Additionally, the company offers community Wi-Fi via routers in home, public Wi-Fi access points in public places.

TypePublic
Founded2005
HQLondon, GB
Websitelibertyglobal.com
Employee Ratings3.8

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)23,000
Job Openings140
Revenue (FY, 2020)$12 B(+4%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$28.5
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at Liberty Global

Mike Fries

Mike Fries

Chief Executive Officer
Charlie Bracken

Charlie Bracken

EVP and Chief Financial Officer
Bryan Hall

Bryan Hall

EVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Enrique Rodriguez

Enrique Rodriguez

EVP and Chief Technology Officer
Amy Blair

Amy Blair

SVP and Chief People Officer
Manuel Kohnstamm

Manuel Kohnstamm

SVP and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
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Liberty Global Office Locations

Liberty Global has offices in London, Bradford, Denver and Schiphol-Rijk
London, GB (HQ)
161 Hammersmith Rd
Bradford, GB
Mayfair Business Park, Broad Ln
Schiphol-Rijk, NL
53 Boeing Avenue
Denver, CO, US
1550 Wewatta St #1000
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Liberty Global Financials and Metrics

Liberty Global Revenue

Liberty Global's revenue was reported to be $11.98 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

3.6b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

2.5b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

69.3%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

1.4b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

625.3m

Market capitalization (14-Sept-2021)

16.3b

Closing stock price (14-Sept-2021)

28.5

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

928.7m

EV

28.6b
Liberty Global's current market capitalization is $16.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

15.0b12.0b11.5b12.0b

Revenue growth, %

(21%)(3%)

Cost of goods sold

3.4b3.2b3.2b

Gross profit

11.6b8.7b8.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

4.2b3.0b3.0b2.9b2.9b2.8b2.9b2.7b3.0b3.6b

Cost of goods sold

1.0b818.0m798.8m800.4m786.3m801.8m855.1m715.0m820.3m1.1b

Gross profit

3.2b2.2b2.2b2.1b2.1b2.0b2.0b2.0b2.1b2.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

76%73%73%72%72%72%70%74%72%69%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.7b1.5b6.7m

Accounts Receivable

1.5b1.3b1.4b

Prepaid Expenses

144.4m171.4m

Current Assets

4.3b4.1b156.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

554.9m862.4m949.2m939.4m1.3b7.4b5.4b4.4b3.8b928.7m

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.2b1.3b498.4m

Prepaid Expenses

267.2m197.0m186.1m266.7m227.9m195.7m

Current Assets

3.5b3.6b3.6b3.7b4.1b9.8b9.8b8.6b7.8b4.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(2.7b)850.0m11.6b(1.5b)

Depreciation and Amortization

4.9b3.9b3.7b2.3b

Accounts Payable

(679.9m)459.4m(787.2m)(841.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

5.7b6.0b4.6b4.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

(1.2b)(228.1m)797.8m15.7m98.2m13.0b1.0b513.9m(459.7m)1.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.3b2.0b3.0b939.6m1.9b2.8b783.5m1.3b1.8b634.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.3b3.3b4.2b765.4m2.5b3.1b449.8m1.6b2.7b821.2m

Purchases of PP&E

(960.5m)(475.8m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

563.6k

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.7 x

Financial Leverage

1 x
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Liberty Global Operating Metrics

Liberty Global's Customers was reported to be 10.7 m in Q2, 2020. Liberty Global's Revenue Generating Units was reported to be 25 m in FY, 2019.
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Liberty Global Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Multimedia PolskaJune 10, 2016
Cable & Wireless CommunicationsNovember 17, 2015$7.4 b
AllMedia IncMay 08, 2014$930 m
ZiggoJanuary 14, 2014
Virgin MediaFebruary 05, 2013$23.3 b
Kabel Baden-WürttembergMarch 22, 2011€3.2 b
Kabel BW Erste BeteiligungsMarch 21, 2011
Aster SpDecember 06, 2010
UnitymediaNovember 13, 2009$5.2 b
Advanced Wireless Group, LLC
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Liberty Global Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

44/100

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Liberty Global Online and Social Media Presence

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Liberty Global News and Updates

Liberty Global has selected Teleste’s Distributed Access solution

TELESTE CORPORATION     INVESTOR NEWS     15.4.2021   AT 9:30 EET

EU close to decision on whether to give UK’s CMA final say on Virgin-O2 merger

The EU’s antitrust chief is close to a decision on whether Britain will be allowed to rule on the proposed merger of Liberty Global’s Virgin Media and Telefónica’s O2.

Tarana Secures $30 Million Financing Led by Prime Movers Lab

Tarana Wireless Inc. today announced a $30 million preferred stock financing led by new investor Prime Movers Lab. Others participating in the round included new investors Liberty Latin America Ventures and Liberty Global Ventures, as well as individual and previous investors. The proceeds will be u…

VodafoneZiggo launches Gigabit speeds in Amsterdam

VodafoneZiggo has announced the launch of gigabit broadband speeds to 600,000 households and businesses in Amsterdam. It follows similar announcements in Utrecht, The Hague and Rotterdam, and takes the number of gigabit connections in The Netherlands to more than 1.5 million.

Telenet to pilot essential internet package for vulnerable families

Telenet is partnering with social organizations in Belgium to launch a pilot of its ‘Telenet Essential Internet’ solution – a basic internet package for vulnerable groups who have no internet or only a very limited connection at home. It will be available at the fixed rate of 5 euros per month.

Liberty Global Announces Definitive Interim Results of Sunrise Communications Group Tender Offer

Liberty Global (Nasdaq: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) announced today the definitive interim results for the all cash, public tender offer of UPC Schweiz GmbH (a subsidiary of Liberty Global) to acquire all publicly held shares of Sunrise Communications Group AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: SRCG). 37,107,859 Su…
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Liberty Global Blogs

Virgin Media O2’s gigabit broadband network reaches 10 million homes

Virgin Media O2 has today announced its gigabit broadband network has been expanded to reach more than 10 million homes across the UK, meaning that two thirds of its footprint can now access hyperfast broadband speeds. As part of today’s gigabit switch-on, Virgin Media O2 has upgraded its network wi…

“Intelligent WiFi” services launched in Poland and The Netherlands

Nearly three million customers in Liberty Global’s operations in Poland and The Netherlands are to receive a free upgrade to new game-changing Intelligent WiFi services, which will provide them with the fastest and most stable connections for all their devices – at a time when fast, safe, secure and…

Virgin Media O2 announces 400 jobs boost and gigabit milestone in the UK

Virgin Media O2 has announced plans to recruit 400 employees, including 100 apprentices, by the end of 2021. The announcement comes after the newly established company set out its plans to invest £10bn in the UK over the next five years. There are more than 300 Field Engineer positions on offer, rol…

Virgin Media O2 announces 2028 full fibre upgrade plan

Virgin Media O2 has today announced its intention to upgrade its fixed network to full fibre to the premises (FTTP) by 2028, building on its leadership position as the UK’s largest gigabit broadband provider. The investment will bolster the operator’s long-term network strategy, fuel future connecti…

Liberty Global Reports Q2 2021 Results

Liberty Global today announced its Q2 2021 financial results: U.K. JV with Telefónica‘s O2 closed in June, integration underway Converged national champions now complete in our four key markets FMC strategy added ~140K broadband & postpaid mobile subscribers in Q2 Announcing full fibre upgrade p…

Virgin Media O2 creates 100 customer services jobs in the UK

Virgin Media O2 has opened applications for 100 full and part-time Customer Service Representative jobs in Wythenshawe, Manchester. Successful applicants will be given on-the-job training and development opportunities, alongside a starting salary of £21,420 for full time workers. The roles are all o…
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Liberty Global Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Liberty Global founded?

    Liberty Global was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Liberty Global key executives?

    Liberty Global's key executives are Mike Fries, Charlie Bracken and Bryan Hall.

  • How many employees does Liberty Global have?

    Liberty Global has 23,000 employees.

  • What is Liberty Global revenue?

    Latest Liberty Global annual revenue is $12 b.

  • What is Liberty Global revenue per employee?

    Latest Liberty Global revenue per employee is $520.9 k.

  • Who are Liberty Global competitors?

    Competitors of Liberty Global include Liberty Media, T-Mobile USA and Vodafone.

  • Where is Liberty Global headquarters?

    Liberty Global headquarters is located at 161 Hammersmith Rd, London.

  • Where are Liberty Global offices?

    Liberty Global has offices in London, Bradford, Denver and Schiphol-Rijk.

  • How many offices does Liberty Global have?

    Liberty Global has 4 offices.