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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AND DISCLAIMERS
This document includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Time Warner Cable intends that all such statements be covered by the safe harbor provisions of the federal securities laws. Statements herein regarding future financial and operating results and any other statements about future expectations, including any statements related to the proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast Corporation (“Comcast”), constitute “forward-looking statements.” These forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as “believe,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “projects,” “intends,” “should,” “estimates” or similar expressions. These statements are based on management’s current expectations or beliefs and may involve estimates and assumptions that are subject to risks, uncertainties, changes in circumstances and other factors. Actual results may vary materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to changes in economic, business, competitive, technological, strategic and/or regulatory factors, and other factors affecting the operations of Time Warner Cable, including the proposed acquisition by Comcast. Additional information concerning these and other factors can be found in Time Warner Cable’s and Comcast’s respective filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), including Time Warner Cable’s and Comcast’s most recent Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K. Time Warner Cable and Comcast assume no obligation to, and expressly disclaim any such obligation to, update or alter any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements that speak only as of the date hereof.
Time Warner Cable filed a preliminary proxy statement for its 2014 annual meeting of stockholders with the SEC on April 8, 2014 and expects to provide any definitive proxy statement to its security holders. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS OF TIME WARNER CABLE ARE URGED TO READ THIS DOCUMENT AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED BY TIME WARNER CABLE WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY IN THEIR ENTIRETY IF AND WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Investors and security holders will be able to obtain free copies of the definitive proxy statement (when available) and any other documents filed with the SEC by Time Warner Cable through the web site maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov.
In connection with the proposed transaction between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, on March 20, 2014, Comcast filed with the SEC, a registration statement on Form S-4 that includes a preliminary joint proxy statement of Comcast and Time Warner Cable that also constitutes a preliminary prospectus of Comcast. The registration statement has not yet become effective. After the registration statement is declared effective by the SEC, a definitive joint proxy statement/prospectus will be mailed to shareholders of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS OF COMCAST AND TIME WARNER CABLE ARE URGED TO READ THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED OR THAT WILL BE FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN OR WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the registration statement and the joint proxy statement/prospectus and other documents filed with the SEC by Comcast or Time Warner Cable through the website maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by Comcast are available free of charge on Comcast’s website at http://cmcsa.com or by contacting Comcast’s Investor Relations Department at 866-281-2100. Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by Time Warner Cable will be available free of charge on Time Warner Cable’s website at http://ir.timewarnercable.com or by contacting Time Warner Cable’s Investor Relations Department at 877-446-3689.
CERTAIN INFORMATION REGARDING PARTICIPANTS
Comcast, Time Warner Cable, their respective directors and certain of their respective executive officers may be considered participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the proposed Time Warner Cable/Comcast transaction and, with respect to Time Warner Cable and certain of its affiliates, in the solicitation of proxies in connection with Time Warner Cable’s 2014 annual meeting of stockholders. Information about the directors and executive officers of Time Warner Cable is set forth in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013, which was filed with the SEC on February 18, 2014, and its preliminary proxy statement for its 2014 annual meeting of stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 8, 2014. Information about the directors and executive officers of Comcast is set forth in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013, which was filed with the SEC on February 12, 2014, and its proxy statement for its 2014 annual meeting of stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 11, 2014. These documents can be obtained free of charge from the sources indicated above. Additional information regarding the participants in the proxy solicitations and a description of their direct and indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, are contained in the preliminary joint proxy statement/prospectus filed with the SEC and Time Warner Cable’s preliminary proxy statement and will be contained in the definitive joint proxy statement/prospectus, definitive proxy statement and other relevant materials to be filed with the SEC when they become available.
NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES
This presentation includes information regarding the historical financial performance of Time Warner Cable and its expectations regarding future performance, including historical financial performance as reflected in non-GAAP financial measures such as Operating Income (Loss) before Depreciation and Amortization, Adjusted Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization ("Adjusted OIBDA"), Adjusted OIBDA less Capital Expenditures and Free Cash Flow. Please note that schedules setting out the reconciliation of historical non-GAAP financial measures to Operating Income and cash provided by operating activities or other most directly comparable GAAP financial measures, as applicable, are included in the trending schedules posted on the Time Warner Cable company website at http://www.timewarnercable.com/investors and, as applicable, also are included in the Company's earnings release for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, which can also be accessed from the Company's website.