8-K 1 a726138-kziggohedge.htm 8-K 7/26/13 8-K Ziggo hedge


 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
 
CURRENT REPORT
 
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): July 25, 2013
 
 
Liberty Global plc
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
 
 
England and Wales
 
001-35961
 
98-1112770
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification #)
 
38 Hans Crescent, London, England
SW1X 0LZ
(Address of Principal Executive Office)
 
+44.20.7190.6449 or 303.220.6600
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
 

 
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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On July 25, 2013, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Global plc (Liberty Global) entered into a hedging transaction in relation to a portion of the existing shares of Ziggo N.V. (Ziggo) owned by Liberty Global. In connection with this transaction, Liberty Global acquired 17.5 million additional shares of Ziggo, increasing Liberty Global's total ownership to 28.5% (based on the number of outstanding shares of Ziggo stock as of June 30, 2013).   The acquisition of the additional 17.5 million Ziggo shares was financed entirely through a loan linked to the hedging transaction that is secured by Ziggo shares.



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SIGNATURE
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC
 
 
 
By:
/s/ RANDY L. LAZZELL
 
 
Randy L. Lazzell
 
 
Vice President
 
Date: July 26, 2013



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