The Long Game: The full, epic story of Warner Music's indies asset sale

Mark Sutherland

It starts like a Prince song: It’s been four years, six months and 10 days…

But, while Prince may remain a star of Warner Music Group’s catalogue after a recent complex legal wrangle, nothing compares to the tale of its divestment of key assets from its £487 million acquisition of the Parlophone Label Group.

It’s been 1652 days in the making, but the good news is: the end game is about to begin.
The dates are set in stone. Warner ...

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