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|CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form 425 on 01/19/2016|
Filed by Charter Communications, Inc.
Pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act of 1933
and deemed filed pursuant to Rule 14a-6
under the Securities Act of 1934
Subject Company: Time Warner Cable Inc.
Commission File No. 001-33335
The following is information made available online on the Meet New Charter and Charter Resource Center websites.
Charter makes diversity pledge in Time Warner merger deal
Originally appeared in The Hill
By David McCabe
January 15, 2016
Charter Communications says it would commit to appointing more minorities to its board of directors as it looks to regulators to approve its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.
The St. Louis-based cable company will appoint an African-American director, an Asian-American director and a Hispanic director to its board within two years of the sale closing, it said Friday.
The company also committed to appointing a chief diversity officer and implementing unspecified other measures to improve diversity at the company and in its programming.
"Charter strives to reflect the great diversity of the communities we serve in all our business practices as a key component of our continued success,” said CEO Tom Rutledge in a statement.
Read the full article here.
Charter Strikes Memorandum of Understanding With Diversity Groups
Originally appeared in Broadcasting & Cable
By John Eggerton
January 15, 2016
Sharpton calls it more than 'superficial statements'
In its continuing efforts to make its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable and Bright House as consumer and FCC friendly as possible, Charter announced it had struck a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a dozen diversity groups.
Among the promises the company has made for the merged New Charter include adding one African American, one Asian American/Pacific Islander and one Latino American to its board within two years of the transactions close, which is contingent on FCC approval.