Liberty Global (LBTYA) closes in on a deal to buy Germany's Kabel Baden-Wuerttemberg for as much...

|About: Liberty Global, Inc. (LBTYA)|By:, SA News Editor

Liberty Global (LBTYA) closes in on a deal to buy Germany's Kabel Baden-Wuerttemberg for as much as $4.5B, WSJ reports. John Malone's company Liberty Global appears set to trump private equity firms CVC Capital, earlier thought to be the front-runner, and Hellman & Friedman for Germany's third-largest cable TV provider.