On February 5, 2013, Liberty Global, Inc. and Virgin Media Inc. announced that they had entered into an agreement, subject to shareholder approvals, pursuant to which Liberty Global, Inc. will acquire Virgin Media Inc. in a stock and cash merger. For further information, please see the press release announcing the proposed merger and other documents filed or to be filed with the SEC as further detailed at the end of this release.
This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval. Lynx Europe Limited, a company that has been established in connection with the transaction, will file a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which will include a joint proxy statement of Virgin Media Inc. and Liberty Global, Inc. VIRGIN MEDIA STOCKHOLDERS ARE ADVISED TO READ THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT/JOINT PROXY STATEMENT WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE (INCLUDING ALL AMENDMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTS THERETO) BECAUSE IT WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Investors may obtain a free copy of the registration statement/joint proxy statement (when it becomes available) and other relevant documents filed by Liberty Global and Virgin Media with the SEC at the SEC’s Web site at http://www.sec.gov. The joint proxy statement and such other documents filed by Virgin Media with the SEC may also be obtained for free from the Investor Relations section of Virgin Media’s web site ( www.virginmedia.com) or by directing a request to Virgin Media Limited, Media House, Bartley Wood Business Park, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 9UP, UK, Attention: Investor Relations. Copies of documents filed by Liberty Global with the SEC may also be obtained for free from the Investor Relations section of Liberty Global’s website ( www.lgi.com) or by directing a request to Liberty Global, 12300 Liberty Boulevard, Englewood, Colorado 80112, Attention: Investor Relations.
Virgin Media and Liberty Global and their respective directors, executive officers and other members of their respective management and employees are deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from their respective stockholders in connection with the proposed transaction. Information concerning the interests of Virgin Media’s participants in the solicitation, which may be different than those of Virgin Media’s stockholders generally, is set forth in Virgin Media’s proxy statement relating to its 2012 annual meeting of stockholders filed with the SEC on April 30, 2012. Information concerning the interests of Liberty Global’s participants in the solicitation, which may be different than those of Liberty Global’s stockholders generally, is set forth in Liberty Global’s proxy statement relating to its 2012 annual meeting of stockholders filed with the SEC on April 27, 2012. Additional information regarding the interests of those deemed participants in the proposed transaction will be included in the registration statement/joint proxy statement to be filed with the SEC in connection with the proposed transaction.
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