Chairman of Liberty Media John Malone attends the Allen & Co Media Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho July 12, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
Virgin Media confirms Liberty bid approach
Posted : Tuesday, 05 February 2013 02:22AM
LONDON (Reuters) - John Malone's cable group Liberty Global <LBTYA.O> has made a bid approach to Virgin Media <VMED.O> <VMED.L>, the British cable operator said on Tuesday.
"Virgin Media confirms that it is in discussions with Liberty Global, a leading international cable company, concerning a possible transaction," it said in a brief statement. "Any such transaction would be subject to regulatory and other conditions."
(Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by James Davey)
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