Liberty Global is an international 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, it offers community Wi-Fi via routers in home, public Wi-Fi access points in public places. In addition, the Company provides circuit-switched telephony services, and mobile services. Further, it offers voice, advanced data, video, wireless, cloud-based services, and mobile and converged fixed-mobile services. 

Type
Public
HQ
London, GB
Founded
2005
Size (employees)
3,300 (est)
Liberty Global was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Liberty Global

Mike Fries

Mike Fries

Chief Executive Officer
Baptiest Coopmans

Baptiest Coopmans

SVP and Acting Chief Technology Officer
Charlie Bracken

Charlie Bracken

EVP and Chief Financial Officer
Bryan Hall

Bryan Hall

EVP, General Counsel and Secretary
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, US
1000 1550 Wewatta St
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Liberty Global Financials and Metrics

Liberty Global Financials

Liberty Global's revenue was reported to be £15.18 b in FY, 2016 which is a 9.5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

30 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

30.1
Liberty Global's current market capitalization is $30 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

26%0%9%

Operating expense total

6.2 b9.9 b11 b3.6 b

EBITDA

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

Revenue

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

EBIT

669.5 m703.7 m557.5 m624.9 m545.5 m586.6 m487.8 m902.7 m569.2 m
Annual
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

2.1 b6.9 m848.6 m842 m1.6 b

Accounts Receivable

610.6 m1 b1 b1.1 b1.9 b

Current Assets

3.1 b7 b2.7 b6.5 b7.1 b

PP&E

8 b15.8 b21.1 b19 b21.1 b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

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

PP&E

23.8 b22.1 b21.8 b22.8 b22.3 b22.8 b24.7 b21.6 b21.4 b
Annual
GBPFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(345.8 m)17.2 m(673.2 m)(796.1 m)1.3 b

Depreciation and Amortization

5.8 b4.9 b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.7 b2.6 b3.8 b4.3 b4.5 b

Cash From Investing Activities

(3.9 b)
Quarterly
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 Payable

1.2 b1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b971 m1.4 b1.1 b1.2 b
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Liberty Global Operating Metrics

Liberty Global's Customers was reported to be 24.7 m in FY, 2016.
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Liberty Global News and Updates

Liberty Global projects says telcos might have got the customer service memo

Liberty Global has announced the beginning of a new project which will transform it communicates with customers, leaning on the ‘conversational commerce’ idea championed by Amazon.

Liberty Global completes spinoff of LATAM business

Liberty Latin America is now officially an independent, publicly-traded company, listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, after the split from parent-company Liberty Global.

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.
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