Liberty Global (Nasdaq: LBTYA, LBTYB, LBTYK) is one of the world’s leading converged video, broadband and communication companies, with operations across Europe under the consumer brands Virgin Media, Telenet, UPC and VodafoneZiggo. Liberty Global is also a major investor in Formula E.
Zouk Capital is a private equity and infrastructure fund manager investing in the sustainable economy opportunities created by the global shift to greater resource efficiency. Zouk has invested in the sustainable economy since 2000 and has €600m under management. Zouk is the fund manager for the UK Treasury’s Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund (CIIF).
A Word From the Chairman
“Liberty Global is delighted to team up with Zouk Capital in the funding of this exciting opportunity which was incubated within Liberty Global in the year prior to Zouk’s investment. As a global telecommunications and cable TV provider, we are acutely aware of the intrinsic value of long-term infrastructure and its ability to provide cost effective and readily accessible services at the point of need for consumers.
Electric vehicle charging ticks many boxes for us as it is an emerging part of the smart city landscape, requiring deep infrastructure build capabilities to succeed at scale and always-on connectivity. It is also a major part of our efforts in supporting a sustainable future for all of our families and the communities we live in. We see a bright future for Liberty Charge and all the partners and stakeholders who will work alongside us to achieve these ambitions. The future is green and we are proud to be part of that.”
Chairman, Liberty Charge
Liberty Global is one of the earliest and largest investors in Formula E. Building on six seasons of all-electric city street racing, the championship boasts one of the best sporting calendars in the world, with 14 races in 12 of the world’s most famous cities, across five continents.
HM Treasury CIIF
Zouk Capital’s investment in Liberty Charge is supported by the UK Government’s Charging Infrastructure Fund (CIIF). The aim of the fund is to catalyse the rollout of electric vehicle charging infrastructure that is required to support the electrification of vehicles, by providing greater access to finance on a commercial basis. Click here for more information.
Liberty Global Ventures and Zouk Capital partner in Electric Vehicle Charging joint venture Liberty Charge
Liberty Global Ventures and Zouk Capital today announce ajoint venture partnership, Liberty Charge, which will roll out on-street residential electric vehicle charging points in the UK.
Zouk is the manager of the Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund (CIIF), the dedicated fund established by the UK Government in 2019 and backed by HM Treasury to help develop public charging infrastructure points for electric vehicles throughout the UK. Read more here.