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The following excerpt is from the company's SEC filing.

Comcast Corporation issued the following three communications today: (1) a press release, (2) an article posted to its internal website, and (3) an update to its Investor Relations website,

Press Release


One Comcast Center

Philadelphia, PA 19103


Comcast Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a proposal to amend and restate the Company’s Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation in order to reclassify each share of Comcast Class A Special Common Stock (Nasdaq: CMCSK) into one share of Comcast Class A Common Stock (Nasdaq: CMCSA) (the “Reclassification”), subject to shareholder approval.

Comcast’s Board of Directors determined that the Reclassification is fair to and in the best interests of Comcast and its shareholders. It believes that the Reclassification will benefit Comcast’s shareholders by, among other things, eliminating investor confusion caused by having two classes of publicly traded stock and improving the trading liquidity of Comcast’s publicly traded stock.

In connection with the Reclassification, Comcast has filed a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). After Comcast files a definitive proxy statement with the SEC, it will hold a special meeting of its shareholders to vote on the Reclassification as soon as practicable. In order to become effective, the Reclassification must be approved by the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast by holders of Comcast’s Class A Common Stock and Class A Special Common Stock, in each case voting separately as a class, and its Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock, voting together as a single class. Shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 20, 2015 are entitled to vote at the special meeting.

Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC have provided opinions to Comcast's Board of Directors to the effect that, subject to the assumptions and qualifications set forth in the respective opinion, the one-for-one reclassification ratio is fair, from a financial point of view, to the holders of the Class A Common Stock and the Class A Special Common Stock, respectively. The opinions are included in the preliminary proxy statement filed with the SEC.


Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit

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Investor Contacts:

Jason Armstrong (215) 286-7972

Jane Kearns (215) 286-4794

Press Contacts:

D’Arcy Rudnay (215) 286-8582

John Demming (215) 286-8011

Additional Information and Where to Find It

: In connection with the proposal to reclassify each issued share of Comcast’s Class A Special Common Stock into one share of Comcast’s Class A Common Stock (the “Reclassification”), Comcast has filed a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and will be filing a definitive proxy statement with the SEC. INVESTORS AND SHAREHOLDERS ARE ADVISED TO READ SUCH PRELIMINARY PROXY STATEMENT AT THIS TIME AND TO READ THE DEFINITIVE PROXY STATEMENT WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE BECAUSE IT DOES OR WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Copies of documents filed by Comcast with the SEC are available free of charge on Comcast’s website at or by contacting Comcast’s Investor Relations Department at 866-281-2100. You may also obtain free copies of the preliminary proxy statement now and the definitive proxy statement when it becomes available and other documents filed by Comcast with the SEC by accessing the SEC’s website at

Comcast, its directors, certain executive officers, and certain other employees may be deemed under the rules of the SEC to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders of Comcast in favor of the Reclassification. 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, 2014, which was filed with the SEC on February 27, 2015, its proxy statement for...