Press Release

Kirkland & Ellis Counsels AirMedia Special Committee on Going Private Transaction

Kirkland & Ellis is advising the special committee of the board of directors of Nasdaq-listed AirMedia Group Inc., a leading operator of out-of-home advertising platforms in China, in connection with its going private acquisition by AirMedia Holdings Ltd., a buyer group that included Mr. Herman Guo Man, chairman and chief executive officer of AirMedia, Ms. Dan Shao, Mr. Qing Xu and certain members of the management of AirMedia. The merger agreement was announced on Sept. 30, 2015. To read more about the deal, please click here.

The Kirkland team on the transaction is being led by Hong Kong corporate partners David Zhang, Jesse Sheley and Amie Tang.