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Entries in 'UMG/EMI Merger' (54)

UMG/EMI

EMI Australia redundancies 'unfortunate', but 'key creative areas expanding'

Universal Music Australia president George Ash has released a statement following the major’s acquisition of EMI Music and subsequent redundancies ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 31st 2013 at 9:55AM
UMG/EMI

EMI lay-offs reported in the US

EMI lay-offs reportedly occurred today according to sources at the Universal-acquired label.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 8th 2013 at 2:21PM
BMG buys Mute catalogue from Universal

BMG buys Mute catalogue from Universal

BMG has today acquired the Mute catalogue from Universal for an undisclosed fee - the first completed divestment from the ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 21st 2012 at 9:25PM
EMI

Nine groups in Parlophone race, 12 eyeing other UMG/EMI assets

The Blackwell/Fuller partnership is joined by eight other bidders making preliminary proposals for EMI's iconic Parlophone label, while there are ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 15th 2012 at 10:21AM

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Universal forecasts £100m annual uplift from EMI buyout

Universal forecasts £100m annual uplift from EMI buyout

Universal Music has publicly forecast for the first time the amount of extra revenue that will be generated by its ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 14th 2012 at 9:28AM
Richard Branson

Branson hopes to help UMG 'reinvigorate' Virgin Records

Richard Branson may have missed his chance to buy back Virgin Records following Universal’s £1.2bn acquisition of EMI Music, but ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 15th 2012 at 2:12PM
Capitol

Columbia COO Steve Barnett set for Capitol hot seat - report

Columbia Records co-chairman and COO Steve Barnett could be heading for the hot seat at a new Capitol Label Group ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 8th 2012 at 11:47AM
UMG/EMI

Universal completes EMI acquisition

Universal Music Group has announced the official completion of its EMI Recorded Music acquisition. 

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 28th 2012 at 12:15PM

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Co-Op

Co-Op sale to PIAS: indies object

Universal is about to sell Cooperative Music to PIAS according to a clutch of independent labels who have written to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 27th 2012 at 9:50AM
Roger Faxon

Faxon dismisses Warner link, Cohen not headed to UMG/EMI - report

Recently released EMI boss Roger Faxon has denied being approached by Warner to fill Lyor Cohen’s soon-to-be-vacant hot seat – ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 26th 2012 at 11:21AM
UMG EMI

Grainge confirms EMI job cuts to come

Universal Music Group chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge has confirmed that there will be job losses following UMG’s £1.2bn acquisition ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 24th 2012 at 11:31AM
Lucian Grainge

Grainge speaks of 'regret' over Parlophone loss

Lucian Grainge has spoken of his regret over losing Parlophone as part of necessary divestments in Universal’s £1.2bn acquisition of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 24th 2012 at 10:51AM

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Universal/EMI: EC restricts UMG's digital power

Universal/EMI: EC restricts UMG's digital power

Universal has committed to banishing Most Favoured Nation clauses from contracts with digital music companies in Europe for the next ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 21st 2012 at 12:03PM
Universal/EMI: Beggars boss Mills slams deal

Universal/EMI: Beggars boss Mills slams deal

Martin Mills, the long-standing opponent of Universal's acquisition of EMI, has called on EC regulators to watch the major's ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 21st 2012 at 11:33AM
AIR

Universal/EMI deal approval slammed by Aussie indies

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association has criticised approval for the Universal/EMI deal in the territory as a “deeply disappointing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 19th 2012 at 10:18AM
Universal

Universal/EMI deal approved in Australia

Universal’s £1.2bn acquisition of EMI Music has been approved by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission without objection.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 19th 2012 at 9:56AM

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UMG/EMI

Universal/EMI Australian approval: all the details

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has provided the full details of its approval for Universal’s £1.2bn acquisition of EMI Music ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 19th 2012 at 9:51AM
BMG

BMG ready for 'fourth major' mantle - if it can grab UMG/EMI divestments Gated Content

BMG is ready to take on the mantle of the recorded music industry’s fourth major if it can successfully purchase ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 12th 2012 at 3:42PM
Universal/EMI: UMG could offload £219m of assets - report

Universal/EMI: UMG could offload £219m of assets - report

Universal's divestments related to its proposed £1.2bn ($1.9bn) purchase of EMI could be worth as much as £219m ($350m).

That's ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 11th 2012 at 3:08PM
Merlin

Universal/EMI divestments 'must be global' - Caldas

Merlin CEO Charles Caldas has reiterated the indie label association’s opposition to the proposed sale of EMI Music to Universal ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 10th 2012 at 1:01PM
BMG

BMG interest in EMI acquisitions underlined by Bertelsmann CEO

The CEO of BMG Rights Management co-parent Bertelsmann has ‘underlined’ the company’s interest in acquiring EMI assets in the fallout ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 3rd 2012 at 10:24AM
Universal/EMI deal will go through this week - report

Universal/EMI deal will go through this week - report

Universal's proposed £1.2bn acquisition of EMI Music will be given the go-ahead by the EC this week, according to the ...

on Sep 3rd 2012 at 9:33AM
Vivendi

Vivendi committed to UMG/EMI deal 'whatever the cost'

Universal Music Group parent Vivendi will remain committed to Universal’s proposed £1.2bn acquisition of EMI Music regardless of the amount ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 31st 2012 at 10:53AM
BMG

BMG 'very interested' in EMI catalogue

BMG Rights Management is “very interested” in acquiring any EMI catalogue divestments that come as part of Universal’s efforts to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 31st 2012 at 10:25AM
Vivendi

Universal Music posts 3.2% revenue rise in H1 2012

Universal Music Group posted a 3.2% revenue rise in H1 this year while parent company Vivendi saw a 1.2% decline ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 30th 2012 at 10:00AM