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|CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form PREM14A on 06/26/2015|
Your vote is very important, regardless of the number of shares you own. Accordingly, if you were a record holder of Charter Class A common stock as of the record date of the special meeting, please sign and return the enclosed proxy card or vote via the Internet or telephone whether or not you plan to attend the special meeting in person. Proxies submitted through the specified Internet website or by phone must be received by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on [●], 2015. If your shares are held in the name of a bank, broker, nominee or other record holder, please follow the instructions on the voting instruction form furnished to you by such record holder.
If your broker, bank or other nominee holds your shares of Charter Class A common stock in street name, you must either direct your nominee on how to vote your shares or obtain a proxy from your nominee to vote in person at the Charter special meeting. Please check the voting form used by your nominee for information on how to submit your instructions to them.
If you hold Charter shares in street name through a broker, bank, nominee or other holder of record, you may vote via the Internet or by telephone only if Internet or telephone voting is made available by your broker, bank, nominee or other holder of record. Please follow the voting instructions provided by your broker, bank, nominee or other holder of record with these materials.
If you hold Charter shares in street name through a broker, bank, nominee or other holder of record, to vote by mail, you will also need to sign, date and mark the voting instructions form provided by your broker, bank, nominee or other holder of record and return it in the postage-paid return envelope provided. Your broker, bank, nominee or other holder of record must receive your voting instruction form in sufficient time to vote your shares.
If you hold Charter shares in street name through a broker, bank, nominee or other holder of record, you must obtain a legal proxy from that institution and present it to the inspector of elections with your ballot to be able to vote in person at the Charter special meeting. To request a legal proxy, please contact your broker, bank, nominee or other holder of record.
Under NASDAQ rules, banks, brokers or other nominees who hold shares in street name for a beneficial owner of those shares typically have the authority to vote in their discretion on routine proposals when they have not received instructions from beneficial owners. However, brokers are not allowed to exercise their voting discretion with respect to the approval of matters that NASDAQ determines to be non-routine without specific instructions from the beneficial owner. It is expected that all proposals to be voted on at the Charter special meeting are such non-routine matters, and therefore brokers do not have discretionary authority to vote on any of the proposals. Broker non-votes occur when a bank, broker or other nominee is not instructed by the beneficial owner of shares to vote on a particular proposal for which the broker does not have discretionary voting power. Not instructing your bank, broker or other nominee how you wish your shares to be voted will have the same effect as a vote AGAINST the Charter merger proposal, a vote AGAINST the approval of the Liberty transactions proposal and a vote AGAINST each of the certificate of incorporation proposals, but will not have an effect on any of the stock issuances proposals (if a quorum is present) or the Charter advisory compensation proposal (if a quorum is present).
You may revoke your proxy or change your vote at any time before your shares are voted at the Charter special meeting. If you are a stockholder of record as of the record date (the close of business on [●], 2015), you can revoke your proxy or change your vote by: