Deals Rumor Mill: Liberty Global, Carlyle, Commerzbank

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 1:26 PM EDT) -- Broadband and cable provider Liberty Global Inc. is mulling a big-ticket buyout of Kabel Deutschland Holding AG, Germany's biggest cable provider, sources told Bloomberg on Wednesday. Based on its current share price, the German company is worth roughly $8.5 billion. A deal would combine Kabel Deutschland with Liberty's existing operations in the country, including the No. 2 cable company in the market. The purchase would more than double Liberty's existing subscriber base in Germany, peppering in 8.5 million more customers. Through the prospective transaction, Liberty and...
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