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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
 
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 5, 2021
 
Liberty Global plc
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
 
England and Wales   001-35961   98-1112770
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification #)
 
Griffin House, 161 Hammersmith Rd, London, United Kingdom
W6 8BS
(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
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
Emerging growth company 
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 




Item 2.02 RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION / Item 7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE

The Virgin Media Group and the UPC Holding Group are separate fixed-income borrowing groups of Liberty Global plc (Liberty Global). The Virgin Media Group comprises Virgin Media Inc. and certain other wholly-owned Irish subsidiaries of Liberty Global. The UPC Holding Group comprises Liberty Global's operations in Switzerland, Poland and Slovakia. On May 5, 2021, Liberty Global provided selected, preliminary unaudited financial and operating information for these fixed-income borrowing groups for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 by posting a press release to its website. The full text of that release, attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, is incorporated herein by reference. 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.

(d)     Exhibits.

Exhibit No. Exhibit Name
99.1*
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.






SIGNATURE
 
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
   
  By: /s/ RANDY L. LAZZELL
    Randy L. Lazzell
    Vice President
 
Date: May 5, 2021