Who said M&A was dead? Telefonica’s O2 and Liberty Global merge to create a $38 billion telecoms giant

Telefonica SA and Liberty Global Plc have agreed to create the U.K.’s largest phone and internet operator, threatening their rivals and marking another industry-defining deal for billionaire John Malone. The deal values the new company at 31 billion pounds ($ … Read more…

Liberty Global, Telefonica Merge Virgin Media, O2 in U.K.

MADRID —  Fulfilling predictions, John Malone’s cable company Liberty Global and Spain-based Telefonica have created a 50-50 joint venture, merging Liberty Global’s broadband network Virgin Media and Telefonica’s mobile platform O2, Telefonica and Liberty Global announced Thursday. The merger creates … Read more…

Liberty University Brings Back Its Students, and Coronavirus Fears, Too

The decision by the school’s president, Jerry Falwell Jr., to partly reopen his evangelical university enraged residents of Lynchburg, Va. Then students started getting sick. NYT > Education SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Virginia AG quiet on potential probe of Jerry Falwell Jr.’s Liberty U. after bombshell report

A Politico article detailed alleged self-dealing by Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr., a leading backer of President Donald Trump. Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Liberty Global Q4 Operating Income Up 73.2% YoY; Rebased Revenue Up 1.2%

Liberty Global (LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK) reported that its fourth-quarter operating income on a continuing operations basis increased 73.2% year-over-year to $ 252.2 million. Rebased operating cash flow from continuing operations improved 2.9% to $ 1.30 billion. Net earnings attributable to … Read more…