VodafoneZiggo

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VodafoneZiggo Group Holding B.V.
Private
Founded31 December 2016
HeadquartersUtrecht, Netherlands
Key people
Jeroen Hoencamp (CEO)
Owner
Websitewww.vodafoneziggo.nl

VodafoneZiggo Group Holding B.V. is a joint venture between Liberty Global and Vodafone, announced in February 2016[1][2][3], approved by the European Commission in August 2016,[4] completed in December 2016.[5][6][7][8][9]

VodafoneZiggo is headquartered in Utrecht.[10]

Vodafone Netherlands[edit]

  • In 1995, Libertel was founded.
  • In 1995, BelCompany was also founded.
  • In 1999, Libertel went public (as Libertel NV, renamed to Vodafone Libertel NV in 2000).
  • In 2003, Vodafone Group acquired Vodafone Libertel NV, and in 2007 changed business type from NV to BV, forming Vodafone Libertel BV.
  • In 2004, mITE Systems B.V. was founded.[11]
  • In 2011, Vodafone Libertel bought BelCompany.
  • In 2012, Vodafone Libertel acquired Telespectrum Telecommunicatie B.V.
  • In 2015, Vodafone Libertel acquired mITE Systems B.V.
  • In December 2016, Vodafone Libertel B.V. became a subsidiary of VodafoneZiggo.

Ziggo[edit]

  • In 1970, Casema was founded (cable television provider, later including internet and telephone services over cable).
  • In 1984, Multikabel was founded (cable television provider, later including internet service over cable).
  • In 1996, @Home Network was founded (internet service provider), later known as Essent Kabelcom.
  • In 1998, UPC Nederland was founded. (cable and internet service provider).
  • Warburg Pincus and Cinven bought Multikabel in 2005[12][13], and Casema and @Home in 2006.
  • In 2008, Ziggo was created by merging Casema, Multikabel, and @Home.
  • In 2012, Ziggo went public on (as Ziggo NV).
  • In 2014, Liberty Global acquired Ziggo (now Ziggo Holding B.V).
  • In 2015, Ziggo merged with UPC Nederland.
  • In December 2016, Ziggo Holding B.V became a subsidiary of VodafoneZiggo.

Subsidiaries of Ziggo NV[edit]

From their annual report of 2013:[14]

  • Zesko B.V.
  • Ziggo Bond Company Holding B.V.
  • Ziggo Bond Company B.V.
  • Amsterdamse Beheer- en Consultingmaatschappij B.V.
  • Torenspits II B.V.
  • Ziggo B.V.
  • Ziggo Netwerk B.V.
  • Esprit Telecom B.V.
  • Breezz Nederland B.V.
  • Ziggo Netwerk II B.V.
  • ZUM B.V. (50%)
  • ZUMB B.V. (50%)
  • HBO Nederland Coöperatief U.A (50%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alex Scroxton (February 16, 2016). "Vodafone and Liberty Global to merge in Netherlands". Computer Weekly. Retrieved September 9, 2016.
  2. ^ Andrew Trotman, Kate Palmer (February 16, 2016). "Vodafone and Liberty Global announce Dutch tie-up". The Telegraph. Retrieved September 9, 2016.
  3. ^ "Liberty Global and Vodafone to merge their Dutch operations". Vodafone. Retrieved 1 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Vodafone, Liberty Global welcome merger clearance". Advanced Television. August 4, 2016. Retrieved September 9, 2016.
  5. ^ Avery, Greg; Harden, Mark (December 31, 2016). "Liberty Global Completes $3.7B Netherlands Joint-Venture Deal With Vodafone". Denver Business Journal. Retrieved February 24, 2017.
  6. ^ "Liberty Global and Vodafone complete Dutch joint venture, creating a fully-converged national communications operator" (PDF). VodafoneZiggo. 31 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Liberty Global and Vodafone complete Dutch JV". markets.ft.com. Financial Times. 3 January 2017. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
  8. ^ Avery, Greg; Harden, Mark (December 31, 2016). "Liberty Global Completes $3.7B Netherlands Joint-Venture Deal With Vodafone". Denver Business Journal. Retrieved February 24, 2017.
  9. ^ "Liberty Global and Vodafone complete Dutch joint venture, creating a fully-converged national communications operator". www.vodafone.com. 31 December 2016. Retrieved 2018-06-04.
  10. ^ "VodafoneZiggo Group Holding B.V." Company.Info (in Dutch). Retrieved 2018-06-04.
  11. ^ "Hoofdkantoor mITE Systems B.V.: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  12. ^ "Multikabel verkocht aan investeerder". Algemeen Dagblad. 6 October 2005. Archived from the original on 2013-08-02. Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  13. ^ "Multikabel verkocht aan investeerder | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl". www.nu.nl. 6 October 2005. Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  14. ^ "Ziggo N.V. | Annual Report 2013" (PDF). March 5, 2014.