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closed 5/15/2017 via PR Newswire

SoundExchange, acquired Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.

synopsis: SoundExchange announced that it has acquired the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), a music licensing collective representing the vast majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcast in Canada on behalf of music publishers.
buyer: SoundExchange
SoundExchange works at the center of digital music, developing business solutions to benefit the entire music industry. They collect and distribute digital performance royalties on behalf of more than 130,000 recording artists and master rights owners accounts and administer direct agreements. "
target: Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.
The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. is a music licensing collective representing music rights holders who range in size from large multinational music publishers to individual songwriters. They own or administer the vast majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcast in Canada.
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closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

MidOcean Partners, acquired Music Reports, Inc.

synopsis: MidOcean Partners, a middle market private equity firm focused on the business services and consumer sectors, has acquired Music Reports, an independent provider of music rights data, administration, and management services, from ABRY Partners and the company’s co-founders, Ronald Gertz and Douglas Brainin. 
buyer: MidOcean Partners
Established in 2003, MidOcean Partners is a premier New York-based alternative asset manager that specializes in middle market private equity and alternative credit investments. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Music Reports, Inc.
Music Reports is an independent provider of music rights data, administration, and management services. Music Reports leverages its proprietary and continuously updated music and cue sheet databases, Songdex and Cuetrak, to deliver a full technology-enabled platform of advanced rights and payments.
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closed 12/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

YouTube, acquired RightsFlow, Inc.

synopsis: YouTube, LLC acquired RightsFlow, Inc. RightsFlow provides technology to help identify the copyright owners of music.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
Founded in February 2005, YouTube is a consumer media company for people to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips on www.YouTube.com and across the Internet through websites, blogs, and e-mail. "
target parent: Originate Ventures
target: RightsFlow, Inc.
RightsFlow simplifies copyright licensing. They work for labels & distributors, artists, and music services. Their core service is mechanical licensing and royalty reporting.
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announced 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Pixsy Inc., will acquire Binded

synopsis: Pixsy, an award-winning legal-tech service for online image protection and copyright enforcement, announced that it will acquire blockchain-based copyright registration platform Binded.com. Founded in San Francisco in 2017, Binded makes it easy for creators to protect their images.
buyer: Pixsy Inc.
Founded by photographers in 2014 to fight for the rights of artists and photographers, Pixsy is an award-winning legal-tech service for online image protection and copyright enforcement. "
target: Binded
Founded in San Francisco in 2017, Binded makes it easy for creators to protect their images. With its unique blend of integrations with the United States Copyright Office, Instagram and Twitter, Binded's mission is to democratize copyright and make creativity the world's most valuable asset.
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closed 5/15/2017 via PR Newswire

SoundExchange, acquired Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.

synopsis: SoundExchange announced that it has acquired the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), a music licensing collective representing the vast majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcast in Canada on behalf of music publishers.
buyer: SoundExchange
SoundExchange works at the center of digital music, developing business solutions to benefit the entire music industry. They collect and distribute digital performance royalties on behalf of more than 130,000 recording artists and master rights owners accounts and administer direct agreements. "
target: Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.
The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. is a music licensing collective representing music rights holders who range in size from large multinational music publishers to individual songwriters. They own or administer the vast majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcast in Canada.
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closed 5/15/2017 via PR Newswire

SoundExchange, acquired Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.

synopsis: SoundExchange announced that it has acquired the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), a music licensing collective representing the vast majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcast in Canada on behalf of music publishers.
buyer: SoundExchange
SoundExchange works at the center of digital music, developing business solutions to benefit the entire music industry. They collect and distribute digital performance royalties on behalf of more than 130,000 recording artists and master rights owners accounts and administer direct agreements. "
target: Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.
The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. is a music licensing collective representing music rights holders who range in size from large multinational music publishers to individual songwriters. They own or administer the vast majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcast in Canada.
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closed 5/15/2017 via PR Newswire

SoundExchange, acquired Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.

synopsis: SoundExchange announced that it has acquired the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), a music licensing collective representing the vast majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcast in Canada on behalf of music publishers.
buyer: SoundExchange
SoundExchange works at the center of digital music, developing business solutions to benefit the entire music industry. They collect and distribute digital performance royalties on behalf of more than 130,000 recording artists and master rights owners accounts and administer direct agreements. "
target: Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.
The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. is a music licensing collective representing music rights holders who range in size from large multinational music publishers to individual songwriters. They own or administer the vast majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcast in Canada.
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closed 8/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

MidOcean Partners, acquired Music Reports, Inc.

synopsis: MidOcean Partners, a middle market private equity firm focused on the business services and consumer sectors, has acquired Music Reports, an independent provider of music rights data, administration, and management services, from ABRY Partners and the company’s co-founders, Ronald Gertz and Douglas Brainin. 
buyer: MidOcean Partners
Established in 2003, MidOcean Partners is a premier New York-based alternative asset manager that specializes in middle market private equity and alternative credit investments. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Music Reports, Inc.
Music Reports is an independent provider of music rights data, administration, and management services. Music Reports leverages its proprietary and continuously updated music and cue sheet databases, Songdex and Cuetrak, to deliver a full technology-enabled platform of advanced rights and payments.
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closed 1/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

INgrooves Music Group, acquired Sovereign Music Services

synopsis: INgrooves Music Group, a top indie distributor in the U.S., has acquired Sovereign Music Services. Sovereign provides royalty accounting and mechanical reporting services for publishers and artist partners. Its royalty accounting platform offers clients efficient and transparent services, including downstream accounting, statements and payments.
buyer: INgrooves Music Group
​INgrooves, a leader in the independent music distribution and marketing industry, provides independent labels, established artists and other content owners with the most transparent and scalable distribution tools including analytics, rights management services, and thoughtful marketing solutions. "
target: Sovereign Music Services
Sovereign Music Services provides royalty accounting and mechanical reporting services for label, publishers and artist partners. Its proprietary royalty accounting platform offers clients efficient and transparent services, including downstream accounting, statements and payments.
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closed 12/17/2015 via BNC Analysis

Big Deal Music, LLC, acquired Words and Music

synopsis: Big Deal Music has acquired the Nashville-based administration company Words & Music. Words & Music was founded by Kim McCollum-Mele in March 2002 as a collection agency for unpaid karaoke royalties. Now, it is an admin partner for hundreds of music publishers, songwriters and copyright holders, providing royalty collection and creative services.
buyer: Big Deal Music, LLC
Big Deal is a truly independent publishing company whose staff is dedicated to maximizing opportunities for the artists and writers on its roster. Big Deal Music’s roster includes My Morning Jacket, Ray LaMontagne, St. Vincent, The Afghan Whigs, Dan Wilson, Jim James, Sharon Van Etten, and more. "
target: Words and Music
Words & Music is a trusted, world-wide administration partner for hundreds of music publishers, songwriters and copyright holders. Words and Music provides superior royalty collection, unique creative services and most importantly—peace of mind (the absence of mental stress or anxiety).
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closed 7/21/2016 via PR Newswire

SOCAN, acquired Audiam Inc.

synopsis: SOCAN, the member-based organization representing the Canadian performing rights of more than four-million Canadian and international music creators, has confirmed that it has purchased 100% of Audiam. Audiam is an interactive streaming mechanical royalty collection agency.
buyer: SOCAN
SOCAN is a member-based organization that represents the Canadian performing rights of more than four-million Canadian and international music creators and publishers. SOCAN licenses more than 130,000 businesses in Canada, and distributes royalties to its members. "
target: Audiam Inc.
Audiam is an interactive streaming mechanical royalty collection agency. It gets its music publishing members accurately paid from YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, Rhapsody, Beats, Amazon Prime, Mood Music, TouchTunes and other interactive streaming services.
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closed 6/9/2008 via PR Newswire

Cognizant Technology Solutions, acquired Strategy Software

synopsis: Cognizant a leading provider of global consulting, technology and business process services, announced the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Los Angeles, CA-based Strategic Vision Consulting, Inc., a leading management and technology consulting firm with over 60 employees serving the media and entertainment industry.
buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH:$17,413.00)
Cognizant is a leading provider of global IT and business process outsourcing services. Cognizant focuses on delivering strategic information technology solutions that address the complex business needs of its clients. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100 Index and the S&P 500 Index. "
target parent: Strategic Vision Consulting
target: Strategy Software
Strategy Software offers Competitor Information Management Systems (CIMS) to help you easily organize information about your unique competitive environment -- info you likely already have somewhere within the 'four walls' of your organization -- then quickly produce up-to-date, useful reports to hel
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closed 12/9/2011 via BNC Analysis

YouTube, acquired RightsFlow, Inc.

synopsis: YouTube, LLC acquired RightsFlow, Inc. RightsFlow provides technology to help identify the copyright owners of music.
buyer parent: Google Inc.
buyer: YouTube
Founded in February 2005, YouTube is a consumer media company for people to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips on www.YouTube.com and across the Internet through websites, blogs, and e-mail. "
target parent: Originate Ventures
target: RightsFlow, Inc.
RightsFlow simplifies copyright licensing. They work for labels & distributors, artists, and music services. Their core service is mechanical licensing and royalty reporting.
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announced 9/11/2019 via PR Newswire

Pixsy Inc., will acquire Binded

synopsis: Pixsy, an award-winning legal-tech service for online image protection and copyright enforcement, announced that it will acquire blockchain-based copyright registration platform Binded.com. Founded in San Francisco in 2017, Binded makes it easy for creators to protect their images.
buyer: Pixsy Inc.
Founded by photographers in 2014 to fight for the rights of artists and photographers, Pixsy is an award-winning legal-tech service for online image protection and copyright enforcement. "
target: Binded
Founded in San Francisco in 2017, Binded makes it easy for creators to protect their images. With its unique blend of integrations with the United States Copyright Office, Instagram and Twitter, Binded's mission is to democratize copyright and make creativity the world's most valuable asset.
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announced 8/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Global Cash Access, will acquire Cash Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Global Cash Access, Inc. announced that it has closed the acquisition of Cash Systems, Inc. The aggregate amount paid to Cash Systems’ stockholders, note holders and warrant holders, together with Cash Systems’ transaction expenses, is approximately $33 million. Cash Systems is now a wholly owned subsidiary of GCA.
buyer parent: GCA Holdings LLC
buyer: Global Cash Access
Global Cash Access is the world's leading supplier of cash access and customer relationship marketing technologies to the gaming industry. GCA dominates its market, with approximately 70 percent market share if gaming establishments in the US, Canada, Caribbean, and United Kingdom. "
target: Cash Systems, Inc.
Cash Systems, Inc. is a provider of cash-access and related services to the retail and gaming industries. Cash Systems' products include its proprietary cash advance systems, ATMs and check cashing solutions. Please visit www.cashsystemsinc.com for more information.
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closed 4/1/2008 via

Global Cash Access, purchased Certegy Gaming Services, Inc. from Certegy, Inc.

synopsis: Global Cash Access, Inc. has executed an agreement to acquire Certegy Gaming Services, Inc., formerly known as Game Financial from Fidelity National Transaction Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
buyer parent: GCA Holdings LLC
buyer: Global Cash Access
Global Cash Access is the world's leading supplier of cash access and customer relationship marketing technologies to the gaming industry. GCA dominates its market, with approximately 70 percent market share if gaming establishments in the US, Canada, Caribbean, and United Kingdom. "
seller parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
seller: Certegy, Inc.
Certegy provides credit and debit processing, check risk management and check cashing services, and merchant processing to over 6,000 financial institutions, 117,000 retailers and 100 million consumers worldwide.
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Cash Systems, Inc.
Cash Systems, Inc. is a provider of cash-access and related services to the retail and gaming industries. Cash Systems' products include its proprietary cash advance systems, ATMs and check cashing solutions. Please visit www.cashsystemsinc.com for more information.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$104.86
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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