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CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form 8-K on 11/25/2015
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CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This communication includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, regarding, among other things, our plans, strategies and prospects, both business and financial. Although we believe that our plans, intentions and expectations reflected in or suggested by these forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot assure you that we will achieve or realize these plans, intentions or expectations. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions including, without limitation, the factors described under “Risk Factors” from time to time in our filings with the SEC. Many of the forward-looking statements contained in this communication may be identified by the use of forward-looking words such as “believe”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “should”, “planned”, “will”, “may”, “intend”, “estimated”, “aim”, “on track”, “target”, “opportunity”, “tentative”, “positioning”, “designed”, “create”, “predict”, “project”, “seek”, “would”, “could”, “continue”, “ongoing”, “upside”, “increases” and “potential”, among others. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements we make in this communication are set forth in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, our definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on August 20, 2015, and other reports or documents that we file from time to time with the SEC, and include, but are not limited to:

Risks Related to the TWC Transaction and Bright House Transaction (collectively, the “Transactions”)

 

    delays in the completion of the Transactions;

 

    the risk that a condition to completion of the Transactions may not be satisfied;

 

    the risk that regulatory or other approvals that may be required for the Transactions is delayed, is not obtained or is obtained subject to conditions that are not anticipated;

 

    New Charter’s ability to achieve the synergies and value creation contemplated by the TWC Transaction and/or the Bright House Transaction;

 

    New Charter’s ability to promptly, efficiently and effectively integrate acquired operations into its own operations;

 

    managing a significantly larger company than before the completion of the Transactions;

 

    diversion of management time on issues related to the Transactions;

 

    changes in Charter’s, TWC’s or Bright House’s businesses, future cash requirements, capital requirements, results of operations, revenues, financial condition and/or cash flows;

 

    disruption in the existing business relationships of Charter, TWC and Bright House as a result of the TWC Transaction and/or the Bright House Transaction;

 

    the increase in indebtedness as a result of the Transactions, which will increase interest expense and may decrease Charter’s operating flexibility;

 

    changes in transaction costs, the amount of fees paid to financial advisors, potential termination fees and the potential payments to TWC’s and Bright House’s executive officers in connection with the Transactions;

 

    operating costs and business disruption that may be greater than expected;

 

    the ability to retain and hire key personnel and maintain relationships with providers or other business partners pending completion of the Transactions; and

 

    the impact of competition.

Risks Related to Our Business

 

    our ability to sustain and grow revenues and cash flow from operations by offering video, Internet, voice, advertising and other services to residential and commercial customers, to adequately meet the customer experience demands in our markets and to maintain and grow our customer base, particularly in the face of increasingly aggressive competition, the need for innovation and the related capital expenditures;

 

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