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11

Portfolio Exits

11

Partners & Customers

10

About Liberty Global

Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK, LILA and LILAK) is an international cable operator offering advanced video, voice, and broadband internet services to connect its customers to the world of entertainment, communications, and information. The company's triple-play services are provided through next-generation networks and technology platforms that connect 29 million customers subscribing to 59 million television, broadband internet, and telephony services.

Liberty Global Headquarter Location

Griffin House 161 Hammersmith Road

London, England, W6 8BS,

United Kingdom

+44-20-8483-6300

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Virgin Media O2 reaches 400 U.K cities with its 5G network at end-Q1

May 13, 2022

Virgin Media O2 launched services in June 2021 as a JV between Liberty Global and Telefónica in the U.K U.K. operator Virgin Media O2 announced that its 5G network infrastructure had reached 400 towns and cities across the country as of the end of the first quarter, the company said in its earning statement. The telco also said that it remains on track to reach 50% population coverage of 5G services by 2023. During the first quarter, Virgin Media O2 also said it had upgraded 4G capacity in more than 93,000 postcodes across the U.K. The operator’s contract mobile base increased by 11,000 in Q1, while total mobile connections increased 478,000 during the period due to strong growth in IoT, wholesale and contract connections. Lutz Schüler, CEO of Virgin Media O2, said: “The first quarter has seen us remain focused on delivering and innovating to pave the way for the rest of the year. We have started to ramp up network investments while improving our products and services with big challenger decisions like not reintroducing EU roaming fees. The delivery of fixed and mobile price rises will also support revenue growth and allow continued investment as connectivity demand continues to increase.” “We’re pushing ahead into Q2 with the launch of Stream, our new IP-based TV proposition which evolves traditional TV bundles and offers our broadband customers a flexible and innovative way to get their entertainment whilst offering significant additional value. With Q1 showing solid financial foundations from a stabilising top line and improved profitability, we remain on track to meet our 2022 guidance,” the executive said. In the mobile telephony segment, Virgin Media O2 ended Q1 with 24 million mobile telephony subscribers and 8.58 million customers in the IoT segment. Virgin Media O2 launched services in June 2021 as a joint venture between Liberty Global and Telefónica in the U.K.  Liberty Global and Telefonica had reached an agreement to merge their U.K. operations in a 50-50 joint venture in May of 2020. That same month, the U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) decided to allow the proposed merger between mobile operator O2 and Virgin Media. Last month, Samsung Electronics and Virgin Media O2 announced they have successfully completed the deployment of multiple live 4G and 5G sites in the U.K. Samsung said that the companies also completed the first 5G data call on Virgin Media O2’s commercial 5G network, using the sites. Field trials were jointly carried out on the sites — located in Tamworth and the Peak District, England — since the start of this year. These two trials followed successful lab tests conducted in October 2021, validating the capability and performance of Samsung’s 4G and 5G solutions on Virgin Media O2’s commercial network. In addition, these field tests demonstrated interoperability between Virgin Media O2’s 2G/3G/4G networks and Samsung’s latest 4G and 5G solutions, and validated use of Samsung’s Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) capabilities. Samsung provided its latest network solutions for trials — including 4G radios, 5G Massive MIMO radios and baseband units. The Korean vendor explained that the solutions cover a wide range of Virgin Media O2’s spectrum holdings including 800MHz, 2.1GHz and 3.5GHz. Specifically, Samsung delivered its 5G 64T64R Massive MIMO radios for the 3.5GHz spectrum. Share this:

Liberty Global Investments

11 Investments

Liberty Global has made 11 investments. Their latest investment was in Mojo Vision as part of their Series B - II on April 4, 2020.

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Liberty Global Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/29/2020

Series B - II

Mojo Vision

$51M

Yes

22

7/26/2018

Series A

Quibi

$1,000M

Yes

7

6/22/2018

Series A

Teltoo

Yes

1

4/10/2018

Corporate Minority

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$99M

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10

12/13/2017

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

4/29/2020

7/26/2018

6/22/2018

4/10/2018

12/13/2017

Round

Series B - II

Series A

Series A

Corporate Minority

Series C

Company

Mojo Vision

Quibi

Teltoo

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Amount

$51M

$1,000M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

22

7

1

10

10

Liberty Global Portfolio Exits

11 Portfolio Exits

Liberty Global has 11 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Virgin Media on April 14, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/14/2021

Acq - P2P - II

4

1/8/2021

Asset Sale

34

12/16/2020

Reverse Merger

$99M

4

7/9/2020

Acquired

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10

4/17/2020

Merger

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10

Date

4/14/2021

1/8/2021

12/16/2020

7/9/2020

4/17/2020

Exit

Acq - P2P - II

Asset Sale

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Merger

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

4

34

4

10

10

Liberty Global Acquisitions

21 Acquisitions

Liberty Global acquired 21 companies. Their latest acquisition was The Phoenix Works on November 27, 2020.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

11/27/2020

$99M

Acquired

1

10/14/2020

$99M

Acq - P2P

11

5/7/2020

$99M

Acq - Pending

4

7/18/2017

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$99M

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10

10/18/2016

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$99M

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10

Date

11/27/2020

10/14/2020

5/7/2020

7/18/2017

10/18/2016

Investment Stage

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acquired

Acq - P2P

Acq - Pending

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Sources

1

11

4

10

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Liberty Global Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Liberty Global has 10 strategic partners and customers. Liberty Global recently partnered with Telefonica on February 2, 2022.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

2/18/2022

Partner

Spain

Liberty Global, Telefonica and VMO2 confirm new joint network plans

Virgin Media O2 and owners Liberty Global and Telefonica have confirmed they are in discussions with a number of potential financial partners regarding a new fibre joint venture .

1

2/18/2022

Partner

Spain

Virgin Media O2 confirms plan for new fiber JV

VM O2 CEO Lutz Schüler said the Telefónica and Liberty Global joint venture now plans to `` extend our footprint to ~ 23 million premises through a new fiber venture being set up by our shareholders . ''

1

11/10/2021

Partner

O2, and iTV

United Kingdom, and United States

ITV and Virgin Media O2 agree long-term commercial partnership

Lutz Schüler , CEO of Virgin Media O2 , said : `` We have been a longstanding partner of ITV for many years and this new agreement further cements our relationship .

1

10/7/2021

Vendor

United States

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10

8/24/2021

Partner

United Kingdom

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10

Date

2/18/2022

2/18/2022

11/10/2021

10/7/2021

8/24/2021

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Vendor

Partner

Business Partner

O2, and iTV

Country

Spain

Spain

United Kingdom, and United States

United States

United Kingdom

News Snippet

Liberty Global, Telefonica and VMO2 confirm new joint network plans

Virgin Media O2 and owners Liberty Global and Telefonica have confirmed they are in discussions with a number of potential financial partners regarding a new fibre joint venture .

Virgin Media O2 confirms plan for new fiber JV

VM O2 CEO Lutz Schüler said the Telefónica and Liberty Global joint venture now plans to `` extend our footprint to ~ 23 million premises through a new fiber venture being set up by our shareholders . ''

ITV and Virgin Media O2 agree long-term commercial partnership

Lutz Schüler , CEO of Virgin Media O2 , said : `` We have been a longstanding partner of ITV for many years and this new agreement further cements our relationship .

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Liberty Global Team

18 Team Members

Liberty Global has 18 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director, Jonathan Pearson.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Jonathan Pearson

Bank of America, HSBC, ARC Associates, and NatWest

Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director

Current

Enrique Rodriguez

Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President

Current

Bruce E. Dines

Senior Partner

Current

Jose Alegria

President

Former

Jo-Anne Burrells

Chief Financial Officer

Former

Name

Jonathan Pearson

Enrique Rodriguez

Bruce E. Dines

Jose Alegria

Jo-Anne Burrells

Work History

Bank of America, HSBC, ARC Associates, and NatWest

Title

Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director

Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President

Senior Partner

President

Chief Financial Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Former

Former

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