February 5, 2019 / 9:46 PM / 10 months ago

Sunrise Communications confirms talks on Liberty Global's Swiss business

Feb 5 (Reuters) - Switzerland's Sunrise Communications Group AG has confirmed it is in talks with broadband provider Liberty Global Plc about a potential acquisition of its Swiss business UPC Schweiz.

In case of a deal, Sunrise said it will retain its existing progressive shareholder distribution policy. There is no certainty that a deal will materialize, the company said in a news release on Tuesday.

The Financial Times had reported on.ft.com/2G9ocOb on Friday that Sunrise was in advanced discussions to acquire Liberty Global's Swiss cable arm. (Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru Editing by Matthew Lewis)

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