BMG Rights buys leading French music company

Paul Williams

The acquisition for an undisclosed sum takes in the Disques Motors, FDM and Dreyfus Jazz publishing and recording catalogues and includes Jarre albums such as Oxygene, Equinoxe and Chants Magnetiques. The purchase also takes in works by French singer and songwriter Christophe, among them Les Morts Bleus, Aline, Success Fou and Les Paradis Perdus.

The publishing assets of the Paris-based company, which was founded in 1970 by Dreyfus who passed away in 2010, include the Labrador Editions catalogue, spanning four ...

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