All Charles Bracken articles

  • vfw200-tt-mike-fries
    M&A

    Liberty CEO: call me, Nick, if you want to sell VodafoneZiggo

    2021-09-28T16:44:00Z

    Mike Fries says Liberty “open-minded” on possibility of transaction with co‑parent Vodafone. Management of Dutch JV conducting “strategic review” around issues including infrastructure and content ownership.

  • vfw194-tt-mike-fries-vodafoneziggo-ipo
    M&A

    Liberty CEO puts two‑year timeframe on VodafoneZiggo IPO

    2021-02-17T15:48:00Z

    Fries cautiously tells analysts to watch out for some “ activity ” at its Dutch JV in the next 24 months. VodafoneZiggo burnishes its IPO credentials with target-busting financials for FY20.

  • vfw192-tt-vodafoneziggo
    Strategy & Change

    Liberty likes idea of VodafoneZiggo listing

    2020-12-09T16:10:00Z

    Vodafone partner’s CFO argues that an IPO would command “ premium valuation ” in comparison with incumbent KPN. Bracken casts Vodafone as “ wonderful partner ”, and that the JV has done a “ great job ” in cutting costs and increasing revenue. Talks enthusiastically ...