Ziggo : Cinven and Warburg Pincus plan to further reduce stake in Ziggo N.V.

 Ziggo : Cinven and Warburg Pincus plan to further reduce stake in Ziggo N.V.

     Cinven and Warburg Pincus plan to further reduce stake in Ziggo N.V.

  oZiggo shareholders Cinven, Warburg Pincus and their co-investors intend to
    sell
    ca. 40 million ordinary shares in Ziggo N.V. via accelerated bookbuild
  oResulting in a stake of approximately 17,1% in Ziggo N.V.

Ziggo N.V. ("Ziggo") hereby announces that its major shareholders, Cinven
Cable
Investments S.à r.l. and WP Holdings IV B.V. (respectively "Cinven" and
"Warburg Pincus") have last night (March 18, 2012) announced an offering of
ca. 40 million existing Ziggo N.V. shares owned by them and certain of their
co-investors (the "Offering").

The offer size is equivalent to 20% of Ziggo's ordinary share capital.

The current direct combined ownership interest of Cinven, Warburg Pincus and
their co-investors is 74.2 million shares, representing 37.1% of Ziggo's
ordinary share capital. After the completion of the transaction, Cinven,
Warburg Pincus and their co-investors will own a combined 34,2 million shares
in Ziggo, representing approximately 17,1% of the capital.

The shares offered in the Offering will be placed in a private placement to
investors outside the United States on a Reg S basis, and to US Qualified
Institutional Buyers under an available exemption. The price per share and the
final number of shares sold will be determined on completion of the
bookbuilding.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
Nothing in this communication shall constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States, Canada,
Australia or Japan or any jurisdiction in which such offer or sale would be
unlawful. This communication is not an offer of securities for sale in the
United States. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be
registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended. There
will be no public offer of the securities referred to herein in the United
States. This communication is not being made, and this communication has not
been approved, by an authorised person for the purposes of section 21 of the
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, as amended (the -FSMA"). Nothing in
this communication shall constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an
offer to buy securities in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan or
any jurisdiction in which such offer or sale would be unlawful. The offering
and the distribution of this communication and other information in connection
with the transaction referred to herein may be restricted by law and persons
into whose possession this communication or other information referred to
herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction.
Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of
the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

The above is  given for information  only and is  derived from sources  deemed 
reliable. No representation is  made as to its  accuracy or completeness,  and 
accordingly should  not  be relied  upon  as  such. No  offering  document  or 
prospectus has been or will be prepared in connection with the offering of the
securities referred to herein.  Each Investor shall  be deemed to  acknowledge 
that
(a) it may not rely on any  investigation that Barclays and the Seller or  any 
of their  respective  affiliates or  any  person acting  on  their  respective 
behalves may have conducted with respect to the Shares, or the Company; (b) it
has conducted its own investigation with respect to the Shares and the Company
and any purchase will be made  on the basis of publicly available  information 
(c) it  has made  it has  made its  own assessment  and has  satisfied  itself 
concerning the relevant tax, legal, currency and other economic considerations
relevant to  its  investment  in the  Shares;  and  (d) it  has  received  all 
information which it believes is  necessary or appropriate in connection  with 
its purchase of the Shares. Each Investor  shall be deemed to confirm that  it 
has such knowledge and experience in  financial and business matters as to  be 
capable of evaluating independently the  merits, risks and suitability of  the 
prospective investment in the Shares, and  that it and any accounts for  which 
it is  acting are  each able  to bear  the economic  risk of  the  prospective 
investment  and  can  afford  the  complete  loss  of  such  investment.  This 
communication is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The
securities referred to herein have not  been and will not be registered  under 
the United States Securities Act of  1933, as amended (the -Securities  Act-), 
or under the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the  United 
States. Accordingly, the  securities referred  to herein may  not be  offered, 
sold, taken  up,  exercised,  resold,  renounced,  transferred  or  delivered, 
directly or  indirectly, in  or into,  the United  States absent  registration 
under,  or  pursuant  to  an  applicable  exemption  from,  the   registration 
requirements of the Securities Act and  in compliance with any relevant  state 
securities laws. There will be no  public offer of the securities referred  to 
herein in the United States.

This communication is not being made, and this communication has not been
approved, by an authorised person for the purposes of section 21 of the
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, as amended (the -FSMA"). Accordingly,
this communication is not being distributed to, and must not be passed on to,
the general public in the United Kingdom or to persons in the United Kingdom
save in circumstances where section 21(1) of the FSMA does not apply. This
communication is being distributed on the basis that each person in the United
Kingdom to whom it is made available or at whom it is directed is (i) an
investment professional within the meaning of Article 19(5) of the Financial
Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (as amended) of
the United Kingdom (the "Financial Promotion Order"); (ii) a person within
Articles 49(2)(a) to (d) ("high net worth companies, unincorporated
associations etc.") of the Financial Promotion Order; or (iii) any other
person to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated by virtue of an
exemption to section 21(1) of the FSMA or otherwise in circumstances where it
does not apply (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant
persons"). This communication and the securities referred to herein are, and
will be made, available only to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to
subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such securities will be engaged in
only with, such relevant persons. No other person should rely or act upon it.
This communication is not intended for distribution to and must not be passed
on to any retail client.

About Ziggo
Ziggo is a Dutch provider of entertainment, information and communication
through television, internet and telephony services. The company serves around
2.8 million households, with almost 1.8 million internet subscribers, more
than 2.2 million subscribers using digital television and 1.5 million
telephony subscribers. Business-to-business customers use services such as
data communication, telephony, television and internet. The company owns a
next-generation network capable of providing the
bandwidth required for all future services currently foreseen. More
information on Ziggo can be found on: www.ziggo.com
Not for publication                    Analysts and Investors
                                       Wouter van de Putte
For more information please contact:   Director Corporate Finance & Investor
                                       Relations
Press                                  +31 88 717 1799 |
Martijn Jonker                         investorrelations@office.ziggo.nl
Director Communications a.i.
+31 88 717 2419 |                      Christian Berghout
Martijn.Jonker@office.ziggo.nl         Manager Corporate Finance & Investor
                                       Relations
                                       +31 (0)88 717 1051

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