Correct: Virgin Media confirms discussions with Liberty Global Virgin Media (VMED) notes the recent press speculation in relation to a possible corporate transaction between Virgin Media and Liberty Global (LBTYA). Virgin Media confirms that it is in discussions with Liberty Global. Any such transaction would be subject to regulatory and other conditions. This release corrects the 5:12 release.
Liberty Global to focus on growing in existing European markets, Reuters says Liberty Global (LBTYA) CEO Michael Fries told Germany's Handelsblatt that the company plans to focus on growing in its existing markets in Europe, Reuters reports, and that markets where the company is not active "do not interest us." Though Fries did not comment on talks with Vodafone (VOD), he said Liberty does not need to buy other companies to grow in the markets where it already operates. Reference Link