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August 28, 2015 11:59 PM ET

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Company Overview of Focus Media Holding Ltd.

Company Overview

Focus Media Holding Limited, a multi-platform digital media company, operates liquid crystal display (LCD) network using audiovisual digital displays in China. The company engages in selling out-of-home advertising time slots on its network of flat-panel digital advertising displays located in high traffic areas of commercial, residential, and public buildings, such as malls, hotels, and the lobbies of apartment buildings, as well as in-store network. It also provides advertising services on poster frames, on screens in movie theatres, and on traditional outdoor billboards. As of December 31, 2012, the company had a LCD display network of 172,326 flat-panel digital displays placed in approxi...

The Centrium

Unit No. 1

20th Floor

60 Wyndham Street

Central,  

Hong Kong

6,731 Employees

Phone:

852 3752 8009

Key Executives for Focus Media Holding Ltd.

Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 42
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Age: 44
Chief Executive Officer of Focus Media Wireless and Executive Vice President of Mobile Handset Advertising
Age: 47
Chief Strategy Officer
Age: 49
Chief Accounting Officer and Financial Controller
Age: 43
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Focus Media Holding Ltd. Key Developments

Focus Media Reportedly Plans For IPO

Focus Media Holding Ltd. has sealed a $1.4 billion loan from a group of three banks to refinance existing debt ahead of a planned listing in Shanghai, Basis Point reported, citing sources familiar with the plans. Focus Media plans to debut in Shanghai within a year with the expected listing size larger than $1.4 billion loan, added Basis Point. Focus Media didn't immediately respond to a Reuters email request for comment on the loan and IPO plans.

Focus Media Reportedly Mulls IPO In Hongkong

Focus Media Holding Ltd. backed by The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) and other private equity firms, plans a $1 billion initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong early in 2015, IFR reported citing sources familiar with the plans. No banks have been formally mandated for the IPO, added IFR. The deal would come less than one year after Focus Media delisted from the Nasdaq stock market. Carlyle, China Everbright Ltd. (SEHK:165), CITIC Capital Partners, Focus Media Holding Ltd., Fosun International Limited (SEHK:656) and FountainVest Partners acquired Focus Media in May 2013 for $3.8 billion.

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June 2, 2015
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May 21, 2015
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