Liberty Global

Liberty Global is the largest international cable company with operations in 14 countries. We connect people to the digital world and enable them to discover and experience its endless possibilities. Our market-leading triple-play services are provided through next-generation networks and innovative technology platforms that connected 27 million customers subscribing to 56 million television, broadband internet and telephony services at March 31, 2015. In addition, we served five million mobile subscribers across nine countries and offered WiFi access across over five million access points. Liberty Global's consumer brands include Virgin Media, Ziggo, Unitymedia, Telenet, UPC, VTR and Liberty Cablevision. Liberty Global's operations also include Liberty Global Business Services, our commercial division, and Liberty Global Ventures, our investment fund.
London, GB
Size (employees)
3,300 (est)
Liberty Global was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People/Management at Liberty Global

Mike Fries

Mike Fries

President , Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors
Charles H. R. Bracken

Charles H. R. Bracken

Diederik Karsten

Diederik Karsten

Executive Vice President
Bryan H. Hall

Bryan H. Hall

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Bernard G. Dvorak

Bernard G. Dvorak

Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Financial Officer
John C. Malone

John C. Malone

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Liberty Global Office Locations

Liberty Global has offices in London, Denver and Schiphol-Rijk
London, GB (HQ)
161 Hammersmith Rd
Schiphol-Rijk, NL
53 Boeing Avenue
Denver, US
1000 1550 Wewatta St

Liberty Global Financials and Metrics

Liberty Global Financials

Liberty Global's revenue was reported to be £15.2 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

4.4 b

Net income (Q1, 2017)

(267.2 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

569.2 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

30 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2017)

2.6 b
Liberty Global's current market capitalization is $30 b.
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


5.9 b9.5 b12.5 b13.9 b15.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

6.2 b9.9 b11 b3.6 b


1.3 b2.5 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


4.6 b4.5 b4.5 b4.6 b4.6 b4.6 b5.1 b5.2 b4.4 b

General and administrative expense

792.5 m800 m805.1 m773.6 m838.8 m816.4 m913.5 m935.1 m786.7 m

Operating expense total

792.5 m800 m805.1 m773.6 m838.8 m816.4 m913.5 m935.1 m786.7 m


669.5 m703.7 m557.5 m624.9 m545.5 m586.6 m487.8 m902.7 m569.2 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.8 b848.6 m761.8 m1.6 b

Accounts Receivable

1 b1 b1 b1.9 b

Current Assets

6.4 b2.7 b2.3 b7.1 b


18.8 b21.1 b20.7 b21.1 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


1.1 b954.9 m630.4 m819.5 m1.1 b980.5 m1.3 b977.1 m2.6 b

Accounts Receivable

1.5 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b1.5 b1.8 b1.7 b1.8 b

Current Assets

4 b3.6 b3 b3.3 b3.5 b3.6 b4.5 b3.9 b5.7 b


23.8 b22.1 b21.8 b22.8 b22.3 b22.8 b24.7 b21.6 b21.4 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.8 b

Depreciation and Amortization

5.8 b

Cash From Operating Activities

2.6 b3.8 b3.9 b5.9 b

Capital Expenditures

(2.6 b)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(241.2 m)175.7 m(521.7 m)(409.9 m)140.6 m(372.7 m)109.1 m(205.1 m)(267.2 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4 b1.3 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.4 b1.6 b1.4 b1.3 b

Accounts Receivable

1.5 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b1.5 b1.8 b1.7 b1.8 b

Accounts Payable

1.2 b1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b971 m1.4 b1.1 b1.2 b
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

4.9 x
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Liberty Global Operating Metrics

Liberty Global's Customers was reported to be 24.7 m in FY, 2016, which is a 10% decrease from the previous period. Liberty Global's Revenue Generating Units was reported to be 50.4 m in Q1, 2017
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Liberty Global Market Value History

Liberty Global Revenue Breakdown

Liberty Global's Web-traffic and Trends

Liberty Global Online and Social Media Presence

Liberty Global News and Updates

Liberty Global CEO on competition between cable and telco

‘Connectivity is the foundation of everything we do,’ Liberty Global CEO says DENVER–Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries, in a keynote presentation during the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, discussed how traditional cable companies are looking beyond fixed networks to a new age where broadband connectivity can open…

Liberty Global makes another big European R&D investment

The Telenet Innovation Center in Brussels joins and equivalent R&D hub in Amsterdam as Liberty Global tries to get ahead of emerging tech trends.

Liberty Global gets into the original content game

Perhaps inspired by the start of the latest series of Game of Thrones, Virgin Media owner Liberty Global is launching its own independent TV studio.

Liberty Global's infrastructure investments are paying off - says Liberty Global

The company says its investments are resulting in plenty social and economic benefits.

Liberty Global Company Life and Culture

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