Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. Reports Results for 2016 First Quarter

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  • Revenues Down 4.0%; OIBDAN Down 3.8%
  • Revenues Up 1.8%; OIBDAN Up 4.8% Excluding FX and Non-Strategic Asset Sales

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - May 4, 2016 Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016.

“We’re pleased with our progress at both our Americas and International outdoor operations, as we continued to win major contracts and roll out a full range of new technologies to better serve advertisers and consumers,” said Bob Pittman, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. “Americas outdoor’s streamlined organization is redoubling its focus on customers while bringing powerful innovations to market, including our data analytics solution that uses aggregated, anonymous, statistical insights from third-party data providers to enable marketers to better target their campaigns and programmatic initiatives aimed at making it easier for agencies and advertisers to buy inventory. At International, our business plan is starting to drive results, as we are successfully bidding for the right opportunities at the right price.

“Americas outdoor delivered top- and bottom-line growth in the quarter after adjusting for non-strategic asset sales, with International essentially flat, excluding the impact from foreign exchange rates,” said Rich Bressler, Chief Financial Officer of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. “Americas outdoor continued to optimize our footprint during the quarter, enabling us to better focus our operations and free up resources for more investments in innovation, and at International outdoor we won a number of key contracts in the quarter while continuing to build out our digital business.”

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Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO) is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, with more than 650,000 displays in over 35 countries across five continents, including 43 of the 50 largest markets in the United States. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings offers many types of displays across its global platform to meet the advertising needs of its customers. This includes a growing digital platform that now offers over 1,050 digital billboards across 29 U.S.markets. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings’ International segment operates in 22 countries across Asia, Australia and Europe in a wide variety of formats.