BMG to acquire 'significant' Primary Wave assets in $150m strategic alliance

Tom Pakinkis

BMG Rights Management has entered into a strategic alliance with US independent company Primary Wave Music in a $150 million deal.

The deal will see BMG buying “significant rights” in Primary Wave’s music publishing assets, while Primary Wave will market joint record releases in the US.

The purchase will see BMG acquire an interest in songs such as Earth Wind & Fire’s September, Hall & Oats Kiss On My List, John Lennon’s I Want To Hold Your Hand and Marvin ...

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