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Azteca Acquisition Corporation Sets Date for Special Meetings of Stockholders to Approve Merger with Cine Latino, Inc. and



  Azteca Acquisition Corporation Sets Date for Special Meetings of
  Stockholders to Approve Merger with Cine Latino, Inc. and InterMedia Español
  Holdings, LLC and of Public Warrantholders to Approve Amendment of Warrants

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 18, 2013

Azteca Acquisition Corporation (OTCBB: AZTA; AZTAW; AZTAU) (“Azteca”)
announced today that the special meeting of its stockholders to approve its
previously announced merger (the “Azteca Merger Proposal”) with Cine Latino,
Inc. (“Cinelatino”) and InterMedia Español Holdings, LLC (“WAPA”) and the
special meeting of its public warrantholders to approve the amendment of
certain terms of its warrants, will be held on April 4, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. and
9:00 a.m., Eastern Time, respectively, at the offices of Greenberg Traurig,
LLP, 200 Park Avenue, New York, New York. Azteca expects the closing of the
merger, if approved, to occur, as promptly as practicable thereafter, subject
to the satisfaction of various closing conditions.

Azteca has mailed the definitive proxy statement/prospectus related to the
proposed merger and warrant amendment (the “Proxy Statement”) to its
stockholders and warrantholders of record as of 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on
March 10, 2013 (the “Record Date”). The Proxy Statement is available online at
the SEC’s website (www.sec.gov). Stockholders and public warrantholders are
urged to review such materials carefully.

As more fully described in the Proxy Statement, Azteca is providing its
holders of Azteca common stock issued in Azteca’s initial public offering with
the opportunity to cause Azteca to redeem their shares for cash, by complying
with the requirements set forth in the Proxy Statement, irrespective of
whether such holders vote for or against the approval of the merger. Azteca
anticipates that the redemption price will be $10.05 per share. Only
stockholders of record as of 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on the Record Date may
exercise redemption rights for their shares. Consequently, shares of Azteca
common stock transferred after the Record Date cannot be redeemed. As also
more fully described in the Proxy Statement, shares of Azteca common stock
must be tendered for redemption no later than April 2, 2013, the date that is
two business days prior to the scheduled stockholder vote on the Azteca Merger
Proposal. Only Azteca warrantholders of record as of 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time,
on the Record Date are entitled to have their consents to the proposed warrant
amendment counted at the Azteca meeting of public warrantholders.

In addition to approval of the Merger Agreement by Azteca’s stockholders and
approval of the amendments by Azteca’s public warrantholders, the transactions
contemplated by the Merger Agreement are subject to satisfaction of all other
closing conditions described in the Proxy Statement and fully set forth in the
Merger Agreement (attached as Annex A to the Proxy Statement). The setting of
the Record Date, the meeting date and mailing of definitive proxy materials
provides no assurance that the transactions contemplated by the Merger
Agreement will occur.

A list of stockholders and warrantholders entitled to vote at the special
meetings will be open to the examination of any stockholder or warrantholder,
as the case may be, for any purpose germane to the respective meeting, during
regular business hours for a period of ten calendar days before the special
meetings beginning on March 25, 2013, at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, 200 Park
Avenue, New York, New York 10166, and at the special meetings during the
duration of such meetings.

About Azteca Acquisition Corporation

Azteca Acquisition Corporation is a special purpose acquisition company which
raised approximately $100 million in its initial public offering in July 2011.
Founded by Gabriel Brener and the team at Brener International Group, LLC,
Azteca Acquisition Corporation was formed for the purpose of effecting a
merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase,
reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. It
currently has no operating businesses.

About InterMedia Partners

Founded in 1988 by Leo Hindery Jr., InterMedia Partners, LP is premised on the
philosophy that by bringing extensive operating experience to media private
equity, the fund could drive superior returns. Over the course of its seven
funds, InterMedia has invested in cable television, broadcast television,
print, programming, and broadband opportunities. InterMedia’s Senior Partners
have over 50 years of operating experience and, by making control investments,
they are able to bring that knowledge base to bear on the acquired assets.

About InterMedia Español Holdings, LLC

WAPA Television, founded in 1954, is Puerto Rico’s leading broadcast station
with the highest primetime and full day ratings in Puerto Rico. Headquartered
in San Juan, WAPA Television is a full-power, independent station (Ch. 4) with
island-wide coverage. WAPA Television produces the most local entertainment
programming on the Island, and is Puerto Rico’s news leader, offering over 30
hours per week of local news coverage produced by the largest and most-trusted
news network on the island. WAPA America, the station’s U.S. cable network
arm, features WAPA Television’s news and entertainment programming and is
available in over 5 million U.S. homes, with carriage on all major cable,
satellite and telco providers. For more information, visit www.wapa.tv, the
leading broadband news and entertainment site for Puerto Ricans.

About Cine Latino, Inc.

Cinelatino is the leading Spanish-language movie channel, with over 12 million
subscribers on major cable, satellite and telco providers in the United
States, Latin America and Canada. Cinelatino offers the largest selection of
contemporary Spanish-language blockbusters and critically-acclaimed titles
from Mexico, Latin America, Spain and the Caribbean. Cinelatino is
jointly-owned by Cinema Aeropuerto, S.A. de C.V., an indirect, wholly-owned
subsidiary of Grupo MVS, S.A. de C.V., InterMedia Partners and James McNamara.

About Grupo MVS, S.A. de C.V.

Grupo MVS, S.A. de C.V. (“MVS”) was founded in 1976, and is one of the largest
media and telecommunications conglomerates in Mexico, with a presence in
television, radio and publishing. Through its subsidiaries, MVS operates
several cable channels in Mexico and throughout Latin America. In 2008, MVS
partnered with DISH Network to create DISH Mexico, a satellite television
service in Mexico, with currently over 1.8 million subscribers.

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain certain statements about Azteca, Cinelatino,
WAPA and Hemisphere that are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning
of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The
forward-looking statements contained in this press release may include
statements about the expectations that the proposed transaction can be
effected before April 6, 2013, the date by which Azteca is required to
consummate an initial business combination or commence liquidation, the
expected effects on Azteca, Cinelatino, WAPA and Hemisphere of the proposed
transaction, the anticipated timing and benefits of the proposed transaction,
the anticipated standalone or combined financial results of Azteca,
Cinelatino, WAPA and Hemisphere and all other statements in this press release
other than historical facts. Without limitation, any statements preceded or
followed by or that include the words “targets,” “plans,” “believes,”
“expects,” “intends,” “will,” “likely,” “may,” “anticipates,” “estimates,”
“projects,” “should,” “would,” “expect,” “positioned,” “strategy,” “future,”
or words, phrases or terms of similar substance or the negative thereof, are
forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the current
expectations of the management of Azteca, Cinelatino, WAPA and Hemisphere (as
the case may be) and are subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstance
and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements.
In addition, these statements are based on a number of assumptions that are
subject to change. Such risks, uncertainties and assumptions include: (1) the
satisfaction of the conditions to the proposed transaction and other risks
related to the completion of the proposed transaction and actions related
thereto; (2) the ability of Azteca, Cinelatino, WAPA and Hemisphere to
complete the proposed transaction on anticipated terms and schedule, including
the ability to obtain stockholder or regulatory approvals of the proposed
transaction and related transactions; (3) risks relating to any unforeseen
liabilities of Azteca, Cinelatino, WAPA and Hemisphere; (4) the amount of
redemptions made by Azteca stockholders; (5) future capital expenditures,
expenses, revenues, earnings, synergies, economic performance, indebtedness,
financial condition, losses and future prospects, businesses and management
strategies and the expansion and growth of the operations of Azteca,
Cinelatino, WAPA and Hemisphere; (6) Cinelatino’s and WAPA’s ability to
integrate successfully after the proposed transaction and achieve anticipated
synergies; (7) the risk that disruptions from the transaction will harm
Cinelatino’s and WAPA’s businesses; (8) Azteca’s, Cinelatino’s and WAPA’s
plans, objectives, expectations and intentions generally; and (9) other
factors detailed in Azteca’s reports filed with the SEC, including its Annual
Report on Form 10-K under the caption “Risk Factors.” Forward-looking
statements included herein are made as of the date hereof, and none of Azteca,
Cinelatino, WAPA or Hemisphere undertakes any obligation to update publicly
such statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

Additional Information

This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of
an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of a vote or proxy. The
proposed merger transaction will be submitted to a vote of Azteca’s
stockholders and the proposed amendment to the Azteca warrants, which is a
condition of the proposed merger transaction, will be submitted to a vote of
Azteca’s public warrantholders. In connection with the merger transaction,
Azteca has filed a definitive proxy statement with the SEC that also
constitutes a prospectus of Hemisphere. The proxy statement/prospectus has
been declared effective by the SEC on March 15, 2013 and sent to Azteca’s
stockholders and public warrantholders of record as of 5:00 p.m., Eastern
Time, on March 10, 2013, the record date for the special meetings.
Stockholders and public warrantholders of Azteca are urged to read the proxy
statement/prospectus and other documents filed with the SEC by Hemisphere and
Azteca because they contain important information about Azteca, Cinelatino,
WAPA and Hemisphere and the proposed transactions. Stockholders may obtain
copies of these documents and other documents filed with the SEC with respect
to Azteca, Cinelatino, WAPA and Hemisphere free of charge from the SEC’s
website at www.sec.gov. These documents can also be obtained free of charge
from Azteca upon written request to Investor Relations Department, Azteca
Acquisition Corporation, 421 N. Beverly Drive, Ste. 300, Beverly Hills,
California, 90210 or by calling Azteca at 310-553-7009 or from Hemisphere by
directing a request to Hemisphere’s Investor Relations, 2000 Ponce de Leon
Boulevard, Suite 500, Coral Gables, FL 33134.

Participants in the Solicitation

Azteca, Cinelatino, WAPA and Hemisphere and certain of their respective
directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the
solicitation of proxies from Azteca stockholders and warrantholders in
connection with the proposed transaction under the rules of the SEC.
Information about the directors and executive officers of Azteca may be found
in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 filed
with the SEC on March 18, 2013 and in the definitive proxy
statement/prospectus filed by Azteca with the SEC on March 18, 2013.
Information about the proposed directors and executive officers of Hemisphere
who may, under the rules of the SEC, be deemed participants in the
solicitation of the Azteca stockholders and warrantholders in connection with
the proposed transaction is set forth in the proxy statement/prospectus.

Contact:

Media:
Patrick Scanlan, 212-381-1659
or
Azteca Acquisition Corporation
Gabriel Brener, 310-553-7009
or
InterMedia Partners
Anya Hoerburger, 212-503-2850
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