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This excerpt taken from the LBTYA DEF 14A filed Apr 29, 2009.

Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners

The following table sets forth information, to the extent known by us or ascertainable from public filings, concerning shares of our common stock beneficially owned by each person or entity (excluding any of our directors and executive officers) known by us to own more than 5% of the outstanding shares of our Series A common stock or our Series B common stock.

The security ownership information is given as of March 31, 2009, and, in the case of percentage ownership information, is based upon (1) 136,344,380 Series A shares, (2) 7,191,210 Series B shares, and (3) 130,204,263 Series C shares, in each case, outstanding on that date. Although beneficial ownership of our Series C common stock is set forth below, our Series C common stock is non-voting and, therefore in the case of percentage voting information, is not included.

 

 

Name and Address of Beneficial Owner

   Title of
Series
   Amount and
Nature of
Beneficial
Ownership
    Percent of
Series
    Voting Power  

Comcast Corporation

   Series A    7,681,369 (1)   5.6 %   3.7 %

One Comcast Center

   Series B    —       —      

Philadelphia, PA 19103

   Series C    —       —      

SPO Advisory Corp

   Series A    14,303,141 (2)   10.5 %   6.9 %

591 Redwood Highway, Suite 3215

   Series B    —       —      

Mill Valley, CA 94941

   Series C    20,770,937 (3)   16.0 %  

 

(1) The number of Series A shares is based upon the Schedule 13G for the year ended December 31, 2008, filed by Comcast Corporation and the following direct and indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries of Comcast Corporation: Comcast Holdings Corporation, Comcast Programming Holdings Inc. and Comcast QVC, Inc. Based on the ownership structure, such companies and Comcast Corporation beneficially own such shares, of which Comcast QVC, Inc. is the beneficial owner. The Schedule 13G reflects that Comcast QVC, Inc. has shared voting power and shared dispositive power over the Series A shares.

 

(2) The number of Series A shares is based upon the Schedule 13G (Amendment No. 1) for the year ended December 31, 2008, filed by SPO Advisory Corp. and various affiliates, including its four principal shareholders: John H. Scully, William E. Oberndorf, William J. Patterson and Edward H. McDermott. The Schedule 13G reflects that the four principal shareholders have sole voting and sole dispositive powers as follows: Mr. Scully – 204,177 Series A shares; Mr. Oberndorf – 305,514 Series A shares; Mr. Patterson – no Series A shares; and Mr. McDermott – 2,078 Series A shares. SPO Advisory Corp. and the four principal shareholders have shared voting and shared dispositive powers over the remaining Series A shares.

 

(3) The number of Series C shares is based upon a Schedule 13F for the quarter ended December 31, 2008, filed by SPO Advisory Corp.

 

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This excerpt taken from the LBTYA DEF 14A filed Apr 29, 2008.

Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners

The following table sets forth information, to the extent known by us or ascertainable from public filings, concerning shares of our common stock beneficially owned by each person or entity (excluding any of our directors and executive officers) known by us to own more than 5% of the outstanding shares of our Series A common stock or our Series B common stock.

The security ownership information is given as of March 31, 2008, and, in the case of percentage ownership information, is based upon (1) 165,816,620 Series A shares, (2) 7,254,943 Series B shares, and (3) 161,398,451 Series C shares, in each case, outstanding on that date. Although beneficial ownership of our Series C common stock is set forth below, our Series C common stock is non-voting and, therefore in the case of percentage voting information, is not included.

 

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Name and Address of Beneficial Owner

   Title of
Series
   Amount and
Nature of
Beneficial
Ownership
    Percent of
Series
    Voting Power  

Janus Capital Management LLC

151 Detroit Street

Denver, CO 80206

   Series A

Series B

Series C

   20,018,475

—  

3,125,269

(1)

 

(2)

  12.1

—  

1.9

%

 

%

  8.4 %

Dodge & Cox

555 California St. 40th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94104

   Series A

Series B

Series C

   9,616,461

—  

8,519,296

(3)

 

(2)

  5.8

—  

5.3

%

 

%

  4.0 %

Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.

Two World Financial Center

225 Liberty Street

New York, NY 10281

   Series A

Series B

Series C

   9,489,842

—  

10,690,958

(4)

 

(4)

  5.7

—  

6.6

%

 

%

  4.0 %

SPO Advisory Corp.

591 Redwood Highway, Suite 3215

Mill Valley, CA 94941

   Series A

Series B

Series C

   8,720,702

—  

12,124,908

(5)

 

(2)

  5.3

—  

7.5

%

 

%

  3.7 %

 

(1) The number of Series A shares is based upon the Schedule 13G/A (Amendment No. 3) for the year ended December 31, 2007, filed by Janus Capital Management LLC (Janus). Janus has an 86.5% indirect interest in Enhanced Investment Technologies LLC and a 30% indirect interest in Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC. Such companies and Janus are investment advisors and, based on the ownership structure, together beneficially own an aggregate of 20,018,475 Series A shares. Of such aggregate Series A shares, Janus is the beneficial owner of 14,755,577 Series A shares and Enhanced Investment is the beneficial owner of 5,262,898 Series A shares, as a result of acting as investment advisors to various investment companies and other clients, but each disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares. The Schedule 13G/A reflects that Janus has sole voting power and sole dispositive power over its Series A shares, and that Enhanced Investments has shared voting power and shared dispositive power over its Series A shares.

 

(2) The number of Series C shares is based upon a Schedule 13F for the quarter ended December 31, 2007, filed by each of the respective beneficial owners.

 

(3) The number of Series A shares is based upon the Schedule 13G for the year ended December 31, 2007, filed by Dodge & Cox. Dodge & Cox is an investment advisor and beneficially owns an aggregate of 9,616,461 Series A shares as a result of acting as an investment advisor to various investment companies and other clients, but disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares. The Schedule 13G reflects that Dodge & Cox has sole voting power over 9,475,661 Series A shares and shared voting power over 7,300 Series A shares and sole dispositive power over all the shares beneficially owned by them.

 

(4) The number of Series A shares and Series C shares is based upon two Schedule 13Gs for the year ended December 31, 2007, filed by Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. (Oppenheimer) for our Series A shares and our Series C shares, respectively. Oppenheimer is an investment advisor and is the beneficial owner of 9,489,842 Series A shares and 10,690,958 Series C shares. The Schedule 13Gs reflect that Oppenheimer has shared voting power and shared dispositive power over all the shares beneficially owned by them.

 

(5) The number of Series A shares is based upon the Schedule 13F for the quarter ended December 31, 2007, filed by SPO Advisory Corp.

 

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This excerpt taken from the LBTYA DEF 14A filed Apr 28, 2006.

Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners

The following table sets forth information, to the extent known by us or ascertainable from public filings, concerning shares of our common stock beneficially owned by each person or entity (excluding any of our directors and executive officers) known by us to own more than five percent of the outstanding shares of any series of our common stock.

The security ownership information is given as of March 31, 2006, and in the case of percentage ownership information, is based upon (1) 225,600,041 shares of our Series A common stock, (2) 7,323,570 shares of our Series B common stock, and (3) 233,267,224 shares of our Series C common stock outstanding as of March 31, 2006. In the case of percentage voting information, our Series C common stock is not included.

 

Name and Address of Beneficial Owner

  

Series of

Stock

  

Number of

Shares

  

Percent of

Series

   

Voting

Power

 
     (In thousands)  

Capital Research and Management Company(1)

   Series A    15,795    7.0 %   5.3 %

333 South Hope Street

   Series B            

Los Angeles, CA 90071

   Series C    14,039    6.0 %    

Janus Capital Management LLC(2)

   Series A    11,552    5.1 %   3.9 %

151 Detroit Street

   Series B            

Denver, CO 80206

   Series C    5,241    2.2 %    

(1)

The number of shares of Series A common stock in the table is based upon the Schedule 13G dated December 31, 2005, filed by Capital Research and Management Company. The number of shares of

 

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Series C common stock in the table is based upon the Schedule 13F for the quarter ended December 30, 2005, filed by Capital Research. Capital Research, an investment advisor, is the beneficial owner of 15,795,420 shares of Series A common stock and 14,038,632 shares of Series C common stock, as a result of acting as investment advisor to various investments companies, but disclaims beneficial ownership pursuant to Rule 13d-4. The Schedule 13G reflects that Capital Research has sole voting power and sole dispositive power over the shares of Series A common stock.

 

(2) The number of shares of Series A common stock in the table is based upon the Schedule 13G dated December 31, 2005, filed by Janus Capital Management LLC. The number of shares of Series C common stock in the table is based upon the Schedule 13F for the quarter ended December 31, 2005, filed by Janus. Janus has a 77.5% indirect interest in Enhanced Investment Technologies LLC and a 30% indirect interest in Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC. Such companies and Janus are investment advisors and, based on the ownership structure, together beneficially own an aggregate of 11,551,773 shares of Series A common stock and 5,241,357 shares of Series C common stock. Of such aggregate shares, Janus is the beneficial owner of 8,774,267 shares of Series A common stock, Perkins Wolf is the beneficial owner of 2,784,206 shares of Series A common stock and Enhanced Investment is the beneficial owner of 5,241,357 shares of Series C common stock, as a result of acting as investment advisors to various investment companies and other clients, but each disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares. The Schedule 13G reflects that Janus has sole voting power and sole dispositive power over its shares of Series A common stock, and that Perkins Wolf has shared voting power and shared dispositive power over its shares of Series A common stock.

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