SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 29, 2021
Liberty Global plc
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|England and Wales|| ||001-35961|| ||98-1112770|
|(State or other jurisdiction|
| ||(Commission File Number)|| ||(IRS Employer|
Griffin House, 161 Hammersmith Rd, London, United Kingdom
(Address of Principal Executive Office)
+44.208.483.6449 or 303.220.6600
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Class A ordinary shares||LBTYA||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
|Class B ordinary shares||LBTYB||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
|Class C ordinary shares||LBTYK||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Item 2.02 RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION / Item 7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
As of March 31, 2021, Liberty Global plc (Liberty Global) indirectly owned 60.7% of Telenet Group Holding NV (Telenet). Telenet, a consolidated subsidiary of Liberty Global, is a separate public company with shares listed on the Euronext Brussels Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TNET. Telenet is a leading provider of cable television, high-speed internet access and fixed and mobile telephony services in Belgium. The consolidated financial statements of Telenet have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards as adopted by the European Union.
On April 29, 2021, and pursuant to Euronext Brussels Stock Exchange rules, Telenet publicly announced in Belgium its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 by issuing a press release. The full text of that press release, appearing in Exhibit 99.1 hereto, is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the earnings call presentation and transcript will be made available on Telenet's website (http://investors.telenet.be).
The press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished to the SEC under both Item 2.02 “Results of Operations and Financial Condition” and Item 7.01 “Regulation FD Disclosure” of Form 8-K. The information furnished pursuant to this Form 8-K (including the exhibit hereto) shall not be considered “filed” under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be incorporated by reference into any of Liberty Global's filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, unless Liberty Global expressly states in such filing that such information is to be considered “filed” or incorporated by reference therein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit No. Exhibit Name
|Exhibit No.||Exhibit Name|
|101.SCH||Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document|
|101.CAL||Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document|
|101.DEF||Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document|
|101.LAB||Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document|
|101.PRE||Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)|
* Exhibit is furnished herewith and not deemed to be filed.
Pursuant to the requiremen ts 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|
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| ||By:||/s/ RANDY L. LAZZELL|
| || ||Randy L. Lazzell|
| || ||Vice President|
Date: April 29, 2021