Focus Media (B): A Chinese Shooting Star Crashes

By George Foster, David Hoyt
2009 | Case No. E330B
This case continues the story of Focus Media begun in E-330A, with developments in 2008. During this year, the company’s stock collapsed, and it ended the year by selling its core business to SINA, a company that it had contemplated purchasing at the end of 2007. Key events contributing to this collapse are described.
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