Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Represents Independent Committee of Focus Media Holding in Potential Going-Private Transaction

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents the independent committee of the board of directors of Focus Media Holding Limited in a potential going-private transaction proposed by affiliates of FountainVest Partners, The Carlyle Group, CITIC Capital Partners, CDH Investments and China Everbright Limited and Mr. Jason Nanchun Jiang, chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Focus Media, and his affiliates. Partners David Zhang and Jesse Sheley lead the Kirkland team.