SearchMedia Holdings Limited (“SearchMedia” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: IDI) (NYSE MKT: IDI.WS), one of China's leading nationwide multi-platform media companies, today announced that the Company is providing holders of its Public Warrants, Insider Warrants, and Underwriter Warrants (collectively, the "Warrants") the opportunity to exercise up to one-third of the Warrants held by them at a reduced exercise price and to extend the term and reduce the exercise price of certain of their remaining Warrants that are not exercised.
In accordance with the terms of the Warrants and the Warrant Agreement governing the Warrants, SearchMedia will reduce the exercise price for up to one-third of each holder's outstanding Warrants beginning today, December 5, 2012. From December 5, 2012 until December 26, 2012, a holder of Warrants may exercise up to one-third of their outstanding Warrants at a reduced exercise price of $1.25 per share with respect to Public Warrants and Insider Warrants and $1.46 per share with respect to Underwriter Warrants. The exercise of these Warrants and the issuance of the ordinary shares underlying these Warrants is covered by the Company's Registration Statement on Form F-3 (Regis. No. 333-176634) (the "Registration Statement"), which is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC").
At the expiration date of the Warrants, which is February 19, 2013, the expiration date of a participating holder's remaining Warrants equal to two times the number of Warrants exercised will be extended until December 26, 2013 (the "Extended Warrants") and the exercise price of the Extended Warrants will be reduced to $2.50 per share for Public Warrants and Insider Warrants and $2.92 per share for Underwriter Warrants. From December 26, 2012 until February 19, 2013, the Extended Warrants will be held in escrow and will not trade on the NYSE MKT during this time. On February 20, 2013, the Extended Warrants will be released from escrow for continued trading on the NYSE MKT under the symbol "IDI.WS," subject to the continued listing of the Company's securities.