Dutch Cable Co. Ziggo Revives Liberty Takeover Talks

Law360, New York (December 12, 2013, 11:33 AM EST) -- Liberty Global Inc. is making another run at Dutch cable operator Ziggo NV as part of its push to cash in on Europe's fast-consolidating telecom sector, the target said Thursday, confirming it has revived takeover talks after spurning a bid from Liberty less than two months ago.

In a brief statement, Ziggo — valued around €5 billion ($6.9 billion) — revealed little about the nature of the negotiations, saying only that they are ongoing. The Dutch company said it would keep the markets apprised of relevant...
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