Freshfields Reps Liberty In €3.2B EQT Unit Buy

Law360, New York (March 21, 2011, 6:57 PM EDT) -- In a bid to boost its share of the German cable market, Colorado-based Liberty Global Inc. said Monday that it would pay EQT Funds Management Ltd. about €3.16 billion ($4.48 billion) for the country's third-largest cable provider.

Liberty Global signed an agreement to acquire Kabel BW Erste Beteiligungs GmbH from the Swedish private equity fund group, according to the companies.

The arrangement calls for EQT's IV and V funds to sell Kabel BW to Liberty Global through a series of transactions worth about €3.16 billion, not...
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