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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 Ratings3.6

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)20,200
Job Openings91
Revenue (FY, 2020)$12 B(+4%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)$25.4
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, Denver and Schiphol-Rijk
London, GB (HQ)
161 Hammersmith Rd
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 (FY, 2020)

12.0b

Net income (FY, 2020)

(1.5b)

Market capitalization (30-Mar-2021)

14.5b

Closing stock price (30-Mar-2021)

25.4
Liberty Global's current market capitalization is $14.5 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, 2020

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

76%73%73%72%72%72%70%74%72%
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, 2020

Cash

554.9m862.4m949.2m939.4m1.3b7.4b5.4b4.4b3.8b

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

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

Current Assets

3.5b3.6b3.6b3.7b4.1b9.8b9.8b8.6b7.8b
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, 2020

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

1.3b2.0b3.0b939.6m1.9b2.8b783.5m1.3b1.8b

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Purchases of PP&E

(960.5m)
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

39/100

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Liberty Global Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Liberty Global Online and Social Media Presence

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Liberty Global News and Updates

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…

Universal Electronics to supply voice enabled remote to Liberty Global

Universal Electronics (UEI) is supplying a new voice-enabled remote control that will be used across six European countries. Customers in Poland are already using the remote, which is supplied with the new 4K Mini TV Box, which is Liberty’s first all IP device and powered by Liberty Global’s next…
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Liberty Global Blogs

Liberty Charge launches national Electric Vehicle infrastructure rollout in UK

Liberty Charge, the joint venture created by Liberty Global and Zouk Capital to rollout on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging points in the UK, has today announced the successful completion of its first UK installation in the London borough of Waltham Forest. The project will see the joint ventur…

Sunrise UPC shares expertise on 5G smart technologies to ensure a sustainable future for Swiss agriculture

Sunrise UPC is joining Agroscope, fenaco, Huawei and the OST (Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences) to pool their expertise to drive 5G-based smart technologies for Swiss agriculture. The Swiss Innovation Agency (Innosuisse) project revolves around controlling weeds using drones and ag…

Virgin Media Ireland signs Business in the Community Ireland’s new Low Carbon Pledge

Ireland’s leading broadband, cable and television group Virgin Media has made a further major commitment to climate action by signing up to Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI)’s new Low Carbon Pledge, further progressing towards science-led targets for carbon reduction. Peter McCarthy, Vice-Pr…

The UK’s largest Local Full Fibre Network: Virgin Media Business partnership in Greater Manchester

In early 2020, Greater Manchester announced its partnership with Virgin Media Business to deliver fibre optic connectivity to public sector sites throughout the city-region and building up to 2,700km of new fibre-optic broadband infrastructure. Hundreds of public sites across Greater Manchester are …

Liberty Global joins European Green Digital Coalition

Liberty Global has further demonstrated its commitment to sustainability by signing on as a founding member of the European Green Digital Coalition. The coalition has been set up by the European Union to support the use of digital technologies as a key enabler for climate action, environmental susta…

Telenet introduces Ericsson, Nokia & Google Cloud as partners for the rollout of its 5G Network

Liberty Global’s Belgium operator Telenet has selected Ericsson, Nokia, and Google Cloud as partners, as the company prepares for the rollout of its 5G network. This new generation of telecom technology will offer greater capacity, stability and innovative applications for consumers, public organisa…
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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 20,200 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 $593.1 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, Denver and Schiphol-Rijk.

  • How many offices does Liberty Global have?

    Liberty Global has 3 offices.