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Zegona Communications PLC

09 April 2021

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ZEGONA COMMUNICATIONS PLC ("Zegona")

LEI: 213800ASI1VZL2ED4S65

9 APRIL 2021

HEDGING TRANSACTION

Zegona Limited ("Zegona") yesterday entered into a Deal Contingent Forward Purchase Agreement with Barclays Bank PLC to hedge the full amount of proceeds it expects to receive on the successful completion of the tender offer (the "Offer") to acquire 100% of Euskaltel, S.A. for EUR11.17 per share in cash launched by a wholly-owned subsidiary of MasMovil Ibercom, S.A.U. on 28 March 2021 (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time). Under the terms of the contract, Zegona will receive GBP370 million in respect of the expected proceeds of EUR428 million if the Offer is successfully completed.

Enquiries

Tavistock (Public Relations adviser - UK)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7920 3150

Lulu Bridges - lulu.bridges@tavistock.co.uk

About Zegona

Zegona was established in 2015 with the objective of investing in businesses in the European Telecommunications, Media and Technology sector and improving their performance to deliver attractive shareholder returns. Zegona is led by former Virgin Media executives Eamonn O'Hare and Robert Samuelson.

About Euskaltel

Euskaltel S.A. ("Euskaltel") is the leading converged telecommunications provider in the North of Spain and has recently expanded to offer services nationally. It provides high speed broadband, data rich mobile, advanced TV and fixed communications services to residential and business customers under the Euskaltel, R Cable, Telecable and Virgin telco brands. Euskaltel is a public company traded on the stock markets of Bilbao, Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.

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