Company's focus on rights management, licensing and selling singles allows for growth in a fragmented, digital-download age
Bmg Rights Management
Media giant Bertelsmann's decision to buy equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts' 51% stake in their music joint venture BMG was one made at the right moment, according to BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch. The…
On the heels of its purchase of some of EMI's cast-off publishing assets, BMG has acquired the catalog of English punk and electronic label Mute Records from Universal Music Group.
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Clearing one of two crucial regulatory hurdles, Universal Music Group's pending acquisition of EMI Music's label assets has been approved in Europe.
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In a major changing of the guard in the music biz, self-made multibillionaire Len Blavatnik's Access Industries has agreed to acquire Warner Music Group for $3.3 billion in cash, WMG announced Friday.
Citigroup took control of beleaguered EMI Group from Terra Firma Equity Partners on Tuesday, ending the investment firm's torturous three-and-a-half-year ownership of the music firm.
Working within the firm's corporate and entertainment group, Caginalp handles transactional legal services for business enterprises with an ear toward popular music.
BMG Rights Management is continuing its aggressive expansion strategy by acquiring one of Britain's biggest independent music publishers, Chrysalis, for £107.4 million ($169 million).