AirNet updates on the sale of 20.32% of its Advertising Business

BEIJING, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AirNet Technology Inc., formerly known as AirMedia Group Inc. ("AirNet" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: ANTE), an in-flight solution provider on connectivity, entertainment, and digital multimedia in China, today announced that Beijing Linghang Shengshi Advertising Co., Ltd., one of the variable interest entities of the Company, Mr. Herman Guo, the Chairman and CEO of the Company, and Mr. Qing Xu, the director and executive president of the Company (together, the "Sellers") and Jiangsu Hongzhou Investment Co., Ltd., an independent third party (the "Buyer") have recently entered into a supplementary agreement (the "Supplementary Agreement") to the equity transfer agreement on the sale of the 20.32% equity interest of Airmedia Group Co., Ltd. (the "AM Advertising" or the "Target"), which was previously announced by the Company on November 6, 2018.

The Supplementary Agreement was entered into on the outstanding amount of RMB380 million out of the total consideration of RMB580 million that has not been paid by the Buyer. Under the Supplementary Agreement, Buyer shall cause the RMB60 million out of the total outstanding amount of RMB380 million to be paid. Furthermore, after the Target shall be successfully listed, the remaining consideration of RMB320 million shall be paid in a lump sum within 90 business days after the lock-up on the equity held by the Buyer in the Target is lifted, on the condition that the stock value held by the Buyer in the Target shall not be less than RMB1.524 billion (i.e. the valuation of the Target is not less than RMB7.5 billion) when the lock-up on the equity held by the Buyer in the Target is lifted.

The foregoing summary descriptions of the Supplementary Agreement does not purport to be complete, and is qualified in its entirely by the Supplementary Agreement, a copy of which will be filed as an exhibit to the Form 6-K to be filed by the Company.

About AirNet Technology Inc.

Incorporated in 2007 and headquartered in Beijing, China, and formerly known as AirMedia Group Inc, AirNet (Nasdaq: ANTE) provides in-flight solutions to connectivity, entertainment and digital multimedia in China. Collaborating with our partners, AirNet empowers Chinese airlines with seamlessly immersive Internet connections through a network of satellites and land-based beacons, provides airline travelers with interactive entertainment and a coverage of breaking news, and furnishes corporate clients with advertisements tailored to the perceptions of the travelers. For more information, please visit us at 

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For more information, please contact:

Yan Liu 

Director, Investor Relations 
AirNet Technology Inc. 
Tel: +86-10-8460-8678 

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