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Ticketmaster Expands Operations in China

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Ticketmaster Announces Majority Investment in 大发快三Emma Entertainment Holdings HK LimiteAAAAAAA> BEIJING and W. HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Ticketmaster, the world’s leading ticketing company and an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), haAAAApanded its operations in the People’s Republic of China by acquiring a majority stake in Emma Entertainment Holdings HK, Limited, a provider of ticketing and event promotions services in China. The investment in Emma Entertainment reflects Ticketmaster’s continued commitment to fostering the growth of live events in the People’s Republic of China. It marks the third investment Ticketmaster has made in the market in the past twelve months, following the formation of Beijing Gehua Ticketmaster Ticketing Co., Ltd. and Broadway China Network.

"What attracted us to Emma is great local management. Jonathan Krane, Emma Entertainment’s CEO, has done a fantastic job navigating the complicated dynamics of the rapidly developing Chinese market," said Eric Korman, Executive Vice President, Ticketmaster. "Under Jon’s leadership, Emma has established more than 30 exclusive ticketing venue contracts in five different major cities in China in just three years of operation. Equally as important, Emma has been instrumental in presenting many major events into the People’s Republic of China, such as the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton." Korman continued, "We’re thrilled about the investment and we look forward to working with all of our partners to accelerate live events in the PRC."

"Emma is proud to become a part of the world’s leading ticketing company," said Jonathan Krane. "We look forward to working with Ticketmaster to develop our Chinese ticketing operations and bring great live entertainment to the people of China."

Emma Entertainment will continue to grow its ticketing and event promotion services and facilitate advanced ticket sales to consumers in China. Emma Entertainment will change its name to Emma Ticketmaster, and become an operating business of Ticketmaster. Jonathan Krane will remain CEO and will continue to be responsible for leading Emma’s business and strategic operations in China.

About Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster is the world’s leading ticketing company, operating in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution through http://www.ticketmaster.com , one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet; approximately 6,500 retail outlets; and 20 worldwide call centers. Ticketmaster celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2006 and currently serves more than 9,000 clients worldwide across mulAAAle event categories, providing exclusive ticketing services for hundreds of leading arenas, stadiums, performing arts venues, museums, and theaters. In 2006, the company sold more than 128 million tickets valued at over $7 billion on behalf of its clients. Ticketmaster is headquartered in West Hollywood, California and is an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI).

About Emma Entertainment

Beijing and Shanghai based Emma Entertainment is a leading event ticketing and promotions company in the People’s Republic of China. It currently sells tickets through distribution networks within Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces, and through its web service, http://www.emma.cn and national call center. Emma’s ticketing client base includes major venues throughout the People’s Republic of China and its promoted and ticketed events in the PRC include the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston, Sarah Brightman, Backstreet Boys, Jay Chou, Olympic Festival concerts, China Tennis Open, Manchester United vs. Beijing match, Johnnie Walker Golf Classic, A1 Race and the upcoming Women’s World Cup and NBA China Exhibition Game.

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