The billionaire bought up local European carriers in the early 1990s but failed to duplicate his U.S. success.
In spite of that, Liberty bought Germany’s No. 2 cable operator, Unitymedia GmbH, earlier this year; and is looking for more European opportunities. Those include No. 3 cable operator Kabel Baden-Wuerttemberg, Aster City Cable in Poland, and other carriers in France, Sweden and Denmark, company executives and analysts say.
Liberty faces competition interested in the same properties, particularly private equity groups.