Virgin Media confirms Liberty bid approach

LONDON Tue Feb 5, 2013 2:17am EST

LONDON Feb 5 (Reuters) - John Malone's cable group Liberty Global has made a bid approach to Virgin Media , the British cable operator said on Tuesday.

"Virgin Media confirms that it is in discussions with Liberty Global, a leading international cable company, concerning a possible transaction," it said in a brief statement. "Any such transaction would be subject to regulatory and other conditions."

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