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EMI's Now! stake sold to Sony

EMI's Now! stake sold to Sony

Universal Music Group is to sell EMI’s European rights in the Now! compilation series to Sony, subject to regulatory approval. ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 27th 2013 at 10:39PM
Impala

IMPALA welcomes Warner/PLG deal

IMPALA has spoken out about Warner’s recent purchase of the Parlophone Label Group, a move which the independent trade body ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 8th 2013 at 3:45PM
Universal/EMI

Universal Japan President Kazuhiko Koike to head up EMI Music Japan

Universal Music Japan President/CEO Kazuhiko Koike is to take on the additional role of president/CEO of EMI Music Japan as ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 15th 2013 at 9:50AM

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Universal/EMI: Indies question Sony/BMG tie-up

Universal/EMI: Indies question Sony/BMG tie-up

Independent music companies, via trade body IMPALA, have asked the EC to ensure that the sale of divestment assets from ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 11th 2013 at 9:24AM
UMPG launches Capitol CMG Publishing with Capital Music

UMPG and Capital Music Group form new Christian publishing arm

A new Christian publishing company has been launched by Universal Music Group Publishing and the Capital Music Group, called Capitol ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jan 8th 2013 at 2:56PM
Max Hole

Max Hole named Chairman and CEO, UMG International

Universal Music Group has promoted Max Hole to the position of chairman and chief executive officer of UMG International.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 7th 2013 at 9:30AM
Universal/EMI: Sony and BMG teaming up to bid for assets, say reports

Universal/EMI: Sony and BMG teaming up to bid for assets, say reports

Sony Music and BMG Rights Management are reportedly joining forces to bid for assets divested from Universal's £1.2bn acquisition of ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 7th 2013 at 9:03AM

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Universal

Universal tops 2012 US album market share after EMI acquisition

Universal Music Group topped the 2012 US album market, after the addition of EMI Music scans for the last quarter of the ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 4th 2013 at 10:47AM
HMV

Universal liable for HMV High Street rent following EMI deal - report

Universal is reportedly liable for the rent on approximately 40 HMV stores after its £1.2bn acquisition of EMI last year.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 10:50AM
Warner Music Group

Warner set to swoop for Culture Club, Tears For Fears catalogue

Warner Music Group has reportedly joined the bidders for a Sony/ATV music publishing catalogue with the rights to some 30,000 ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 13th 2012 at 9:47AM
Simon Fuller

Lord Rothschild helping fund Simon Fuller's Parlophone bid - report

Simon Fuller is reportedly on the verge of teaming up with investor Lord Rothschild to bid for a host of ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 12th 2012 at 9:40AM

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Capitol

Universal to launch Capitol Records in UK

Universal Music Group boss Lucian Grainge has revealed the intention to create a division of Capitol Records in the UK.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 6th 2012 at 10:06AM
Universal/EMI

UMG cuts US staff members following EMI merger

[Update] Sources close to Universal Music Group have clarified that the number of employees affected by cuts in the US ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 29th 2012 at 10:04AM
Culture Club

Bidders lining up for Sony/ATV's Rosetta catalogue

Bidders are lining up to buy Sony/ATV’s Rosetta song catalogue, packed with '80s hits from artists such as Tears for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 25th 2012 at 10:23AM
EMI

EMI Ireland pre-tax profit drops 74% over 12 months

EMI Ireland's pre-tax profits fell by 74% from €1m to €288,822 in the 12 months to the end of March this ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 11th 2012 at 10:18AM

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Simon Fuller

Fuller and Blackwell to bid for EMI assets?

Simon Fuller is reportedly planning to buy the 60% of EMI's businesses divested as part of the Universal acquisition in ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 8th 2012 at 9:47AM
Blur

Blur lead revolt against being treated as 'assets' in Parlophone sale - report

Blur are leading a revolt against the sell-off of Parlophone, in protest against being treated as "assets" in the forced ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 1st 2012 at 9:57AM
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
David Kassler

EMI's David Kassler to head up Parlophone - report

Veteran EMI Music executive David Kassler is to serve as head of the newly-named Parlophone Label Group.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 28th 2012 at 11:40AM
The Beatles

Beatles' value to Universal revealed following EMI merger

The Beatles’ worth to Universal has been spelt out by new Music Week research naming the group as one of ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Sep 27th 2012 at 2:45PM
Universal/EMI

POLL: Was the EC's decision on Universal's EMI buyout a fair result?

Universal’s £1.2bn acquisition of EMI buyout was finally approved last week, but only after the EC ordered Universal to sell ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 27th 2012 at 9:49AM
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