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Focus Media Announces Completion of Subscription for Ordinary Shares by Executive Chairman

Focus Media Holding Limited
2009-11-20 16:16 672

SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Focus Media Holding Limited (Nasdaq: FMCN), China's leading multi-platform digital media company, today announced that the subscription for ordinary shares by Executive Chairman Jason Jiang, pursuant to the agreement entered into between Jason Jiang and the Company on September 23, 2009, has been completed. The Company issued and sold to Mr. Jiang, and Mr. Jiang subscribed for and purchased 75,000,000 ordinary shares of the Company at a subscription price of US$1.899 per share (equivalent to US$9.495 per ADR). As a result of Mr. Jiang's subscription, the Company received aggregate subscription price of US$142,425,000 to add on its cash balance as of the closing day.

SAFE HARBOR: FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release includes statements that may constitute forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements. Focus Media may also make written or oral forward-looking statements in its periodic reports to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on forms 20-F and 6-K., in its annual report to shareholders, in press releases and other written materials and in oral statements made by its officers, directors or employees to third parties. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about Focus Media's beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. A number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks outlined in Focus Media's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its registration statements on Form F-1, F-3, F-6 and 20-F, in each case as amended. Focus Media does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except as required under applicable law.

This release is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration. Any public offering of securities to be made in the United States will be made by means of a prospectus that may be obtained from the issuer or selling security holder and that will contain detailed information about the company and management, as well as financial statements.

ABOUT FOCUS MEDIA HOLDING LIMITED

Focus Media Holding Limited (Nasdaq: FMCN) is China's leading multi-platform digital media company, operating the largest out-of-home advertising network in China using audiovisual digital displays, based on the number of locations and number of flat-panel television displays in our network, and is also a leading provider of mobile handset advertising and Internet marketing solutions in China. Through Focus Media's multi-platform digital advertising network, the company reaches urban consumers at strategic locations and point-of-interests over a number of media formats, including audiovisual television displays in buildings and stores, advertising poster frames and other new and innovative media, such as outdoor light-emitting diode or LED digital billboard, mobile handset advertising networks and Internet advertising platforms. As of June 30, 2009, Focus Media's digital out-of-home advertising network had approximately 128,000 LCD display and digital frames in its commercial location network and approximately 285,000 advertising in-elevator poster and digital frames, installed in over 90 cities throughout China, and approximately 130 outdoor LED billboard displays in Shanghai and Beijing. For more information about Focus Media, please visit our website at http://ir.focusmedia.cn .

Source: Focus Media Holding Limited
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