Focus Media Holding Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Electronics Company

Focus Media Holding has acquired 2 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Focus Media Holding’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired CGEN Digital Media Network for $182M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Allyes Online Media Holding to Silver Lake for $124M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (50%) and media (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity2
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

Focus Media Holding Ltd.

Unit No 1, 20th Floor Central,
+852 3752 8009

Focus Media Holding Ltd. is a China’s market leader in LCD displays in commercial buildings and hypermarkets. It was the first mover in the digital segment media sector in China and has established extensive national distribution channels throughout the country: Focus Media operates over 300,000 LCD-TV units across China, with over 38,700 screens in 4,000 hypermarkets and stores in over 50 cities.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $192M $192M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $124M $124M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Allyes Online Media Holding Ltd. 2010-07-30 124M USD Divestiture
Shanghai, China ·
CGEN Digital Media Network Co. Ltd. 2008-01-04 182M USD Add-on Acquisition
Shanghai, China
iResearch Consulting Group 2007-10-01 10M USD Add-on Acquisition
Shanghai, China ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 1 (50%) 10M (5%) - -
Media 1 (50%) 182M (95%) - -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (100%) 124M (100%)
Total 2 $192M 1 $124M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
China 2 192M 1 124M
Total 2 $192M 1 $124M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Macquarie Capital
Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $182M
< $100M 1 $10M
Largest CGEN Digital Media Network Co. Ltd.
$182M (2008-01-04)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $124M
Largest Allyes Online Media Holding Ltd.
$124M (2010-07-30)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (50%)
Divested to
1 (100%)

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