Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they’ve bought and sold, via “13F” filings. Their latest moves can shine a bright light on smart stock picks. Today let’s look at Lone Pine Capital, founded by Steve Mandel in 1997. Before that, Mandel was a managing director at Tiger Management. Lone Pine is one [...]
Repurchase plan follows cable operator's acquisition of Virgin Media.
Having completed its $24 billion acquisition of Virgin Media, cable operator Liberty Global said its board of directors had authorized a $3.5 billion stock repurchase program that it intended to complete over the next two years. Liberty is now a public limited company under the laws of the U.K. Show More Summary
The British cable and wireless giant, whose new CEO is News Corp. veteran Tom Mockridge, adds to the international cable operator's European reach. read more
Media mogul John Malone's Liberty Global Plc has completed its acquisition of British pay-TV operator Virgin Media in a stock and cash deal valued at $24 billion, the company said Friday.
It's been a banner year for Virgin Media (VMED) on the charts, climbing about 36%% in 2013, and more than doubling in value during the last 12 months Virgin Media's in-the-money September 43-strike call looks like a good bet.
Liberty Global Completes Acquisition of Virgin Media Powerful combination creates the world's leading broadband communications company DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Liberty Global plc ("Liberty Global") (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) today...Show More Summary
Virgin Media Announces Fundamental Change and Make-Whole Fundamental Change Relating to Outstanding Convertible Senior Notes NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virgin Media Inc. ("Virgin Media") ( NAS: VMED ) ( ISE: VMED ) today announced that...Show More Summary
Several weeks after the end of each quarter, hedge funds such as billionaire James Dinan’s York Capital Management file 13Fs with the SEC to disclose many of their long equity positions as of the end of that quarter. Even though the information in 13Fs may well be out of date by the time it is [...]
The deal for the U.K. cable giant is valued at $23.3 billion and is set to close later in the week. read more
UK cable TV company Virgin Media has added 8 completely new channels to its online Virgin TV Anywhere service, and made 3 available for mobile users, bringing its total ‘live’... Keep reading ?
The cable industry veteran has worked at UPC Ireland and will move to the U.K. cable giant, whose acquisition Liberty Global is expected to close in the coming days. read more
Dana Strong Announced as Chief Operating Officer of Virgin Media Magnus Ternsjö to join UPC Ireland as Managing Director DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Liberty Global, Inc. ("Liberty Global") (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) announced today that effective July 1, 2013, Dana Strong will become the Chief Operating Officer ("COO") of Virgin Media Inc. Show More Summary
Vision Film, Archeos Ent. Team On XII Tribes Pics Indie distributor Vision Films and Archeos Entertainment are teaming on a slate of movies to be produced in Canada by XII Tribes Entertainment. The Cannes-sealed deal uses Montreal-based...Show More Summary
Chairman John Malone calls it "one more brick in the wall of scale in Europe," as his CEO discusses U.K. pay TV giant BSkyB, in which News Corp. owns a stake. read more
Neil Berkett will move to the owner of British newspapers "The Guardian" and "The Observer" after leaving the cable giant, which is being acquired by John Malone's Liberty Global. read more
Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they’ve bought and sold, via “13F” filings. Their latest moves can shine a bright light on smart stock picks. Today, let’s look at investing giant Daniel Loeb, founder of the Third Point LLC hedge fund. Loeb is a well-known activist investor, famous for publicly airing his [...]
Margins matter. The more Virgin Media ( NAS: VMED ) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from the best stocks in the market. Show More Summary
Keep your eye on margins.
Virgin Media Inc. (NASDAQ:VMED) has seen an increase in support from the world’s most elite money managers of late. To most shareholders, hedge funds are seen as slow, old investment vehicles of the past. While there are greater than 8000 funds with their doors open at present, we choose to focus on the elite of [...]