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closed 6/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Reservoir Media Management, Inc., acquired Tommy Boy Music

synopsis: Reservoir has acquired legendary independent Hip-Hop and Electronic record label Tommy Boy Music. The label is credited with helping and launching the music careers of Queen Latifah, Afrika Bambaataa, Digital Underground, Coolio, De La Soul, House of Pain, Naughty By Nature, and Force MDs.
buyer: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 130,000 copyrights and 30,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide. "
target: Tommy Boy Music
Tommy Boy Entertainment is an American independent record label and multimedia brand founded in 1981. The label is credited with helping and launching the music careers of Queen Latifah, Afrika Bambaataa, Digital Underground, Coolio, De La Soul, House of Pain, Naughty By Nature, and Force MDs.
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closed 12/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Warner Music Group, acquired 300 Entertainment

synopsis: Warner Music Group (WMG) has announced the acquisition of 300 Entertainment, one of the world’s most successful and influential independent music companies. 300’s artists include top-charting, multi-platinum stars such as Megan Thee Stallion, Young Thug, Gunna, Fetty Wap, Highly Suspect, Mary J. Blige, and many others.
buyer: Warner Music Group (WMG:$5,301.00)
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Asylum, Big Beat, Canvasback, Erato, FFRR, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Sire, Warner Bros., among others, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers. "
target: 300 Entertainment
300 Entertainment is one of the world’s most successful and influential independent music companies. 300’s artists include top-charting, multi-platinum stars such as Megan Thee Stallion, Young Thug, Gunna, Fetty Wap, Highly Suspect, Mary J. Blige, and many others.
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closed 6/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Lavish Entertainment, Inc., acquired Syndicate Bass Records, LLC

synopsis: Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc. announced that Lavish Entertainment, Inc. has acquired Syndicate Bass Records, LLC. Based out of Las Vegas, Nevada, Syndicate Bass Records is a label collection curated by individuals who strongly believe in the impact of the Bass Music scene around the world.
buyer parent: Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc.
buyer: Lavish Entertainment, Inc.
Lavish Entertainment, Inc., dba EpicRaves, is an established concert production Company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Company has helped successfully organize some of the most exciting Electronic Dance Music events in Las Vegas. "
target: Syndicate Bass Records, LLC
Based out of Las Vegas, Nevada, Syndicate Bass Records is a label collection curated by individuals who strongly believe in the impact of the Bass Music scene around the world. The Company strives to feature some of the most groundbreaking and undiscovered talent in Bass Music.
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closed 6/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Secretly Group, acquired Ghostly International

synopsis: Secretly Group, a family of independent record labels, has acquired Ghostly International, a record label that embodies music of electronic methods and humanistic aims. Ghostly aims to promote great artists and bring forward work of individuality, beauty and quality to fans. Their artists include Matthew Dear, Tycho, Galcher Lustwerk, and more.
buyer: Secretly Group
Secretly Group is a family of independent record labels. Secretly provides a personalized music publishing service to a talented and diverse roster of producers, composers and songwriters. The group is comprised of Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar, and Dead Oceans. "
target: Ghostly International
Ghostly International is an independent record label that embodies music of electronic methods and humanistic aims. Ghostly aims to promote great artists and bring forward work of individuality, beauty and quality to fans. Their artists include Matthew Dear, Tycho, Galcher Lustwerk, and more.
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closed 9/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

BMG Rights Management GmbH, acquired RBC Records

synopsis: BMG announced the acquisition of Los Angeles-based independent hip-hop/rap label RBC Records. The label is home to a number of prolific and influential artists including Chief Keef, Skippa Da Flippa, Waka Flocka Flame, Big L, and Gucci Mane, whose catalog sits alongside more than 500 label releases having sold millions of records worldwide.
buyer parent: Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
buyer: BMG Rights Management GmbH
BMG offers a new digital-age service alternative to songwriters, artists and rights owners in the music industry. It is a rights management company equally representing music publishing and recording rights. "
target: RBC Records
RBC Records is an independent Hip Hop/Rap Label and Artist Services company specializing in digital marketing and distribution. Their team will guide their music to the masses via physical retail outlets, digital retailers and streaming services.
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closed 9/7/2017 via Company Press Release

Warner Music Group, acquired Spinnin' Records B.V.

synopsis: Warner Music Group (WMG) has acquired Spinnin’ Records, one of the world’s leading independent electronic music companies. Headquartered in the Netherlands and founded in 1999, Spinnin’ Records is also home to successful music publishing and artist management divisions.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group (WMG:$5,301.00)
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros., as well as Warner/Chappell Music "
target: Spinnin' Records B.V.
Spinnin’ Records is a leading music label in the international dance industry. Founded in 1999, the Dutch music label quickly emerged as a dominant tastemaker in clubs and record charts around the world.
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closed 4/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Alter K, acquired Pschent Music SAS

synopsis: Alter K has acquired Pschent Music SAS, the independent French label "Pschent Music", which holds the rights to distribute the electronic music compilations "Hôtel Costes".
buyer: Alter K
Alter K is an Independent boutique-size music publishing company based in Paris, established in 2007. Their team is comprised of four experienced music publishing professionals dedicated to creative rights management. "
target: Pschent Music SAS
Pschent Music SAS is an independent French label which holds the rights to distribute the electronic music compilations "Hôtel Costes".
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closed 6/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Nettwerk Music Group, acquired Maxi Records

synopsis: Nettwerk Music Group is proud to announce the acquisition of Maxi Records, one of New York’s best loved independent house labels. Throughout the 90’s, Maxi Records was one of the leaders in house, dance and electronic music, catering to clubs worldwide with high-spirited hits that spawned the careers of many established producers.
buyer: Nettwerk Music Group
Founded in August of 1984, Nettwerk Music Group is the umbrella company for Nettwerk Management and Nettwerk Records, as well as Nettwerk One, Nutone, and Artwerk. Nettwerk Management handles the careers of such esteemed artists as fun. "
target: Maxi Records
Maxi Records is one of New York’s best loved independent house labels. Throughout the 90’s, Maxi Records was one of the leaders in house, dance and electronic music, catering to clubs worldwide with high-spirited hits that spawned the careers of many established producers.
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closed 9/27/2022 via Company Press Release

Universal Music Group, Inc., acquired TM Ventures

synopsis: Universal Music Group, the world leader in music-based entertainment, has acquired a majority stake TM Ventures, one of India’s leading music and entertainment companies. TM Ventures is a group of companies representing a roster across music, comedy, TV and film that includes some of the country’s biggest talents.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
buyer: Universal Music Group, Inc. (:$8,384.11)
Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world leader in music-based entertainment, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. "
target: TM Ventures
TM Ventures is one of India’s leading music and entertainment companies. TM Ventures is comprised of TM Talent Management, Entertainment Consultant, Music Plus, and Create and Collab. The group represents a roster across music, comedy, TV and film that includes some of the country’s biggest talents.
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announced 6/4/2022 via BNC Analysis

Symphonic Distribution, Inc., will acquire Higher Reign Music Group

synopsis: Tampa-based Symphonic Distribution has entered into a strategic merger with a Canadian music distribution firm, Higher Reign Music Distribution (HRMD). The HRMD executives will oversee Symphonic's operations in Canada, leading the business and building its team.
buyer: Symphonic Distribution, Inc.
Headquartered in sunny Tampa, Florida with footprints in major music markets across the USA and Worldwide (Africa, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Spain), Symphonic is one of the leading independent music distribution and marketing companies in the industry. "
target: Higher Reign Music Group
Higher Reign Music Group has become the new benchmark in the Canadian music industry as a dynamic and trending record company, regrouping a variety of hard-hitting record labels from different backgrounds, markets and genres under one unique and powerful banner.
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closed 11/29/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Believe, acquired Think Music, Inc.

synopsis: Believe, one of the world’s leading digital music companies, strengthens its leadership in the fast-growing Indian market with the acquisition of Think Music, one of the leading in South India based music labels.
buyer: Believe
Believe is one of the world’s leading digital music companies. Believe’s mission is to develop independent artists and labels in the digital world by providing them the solutions they need to grow their audience at each stage of their career and development. "
target: Think Music, Inc.
Think Music is a leading music label in the South India market, founded by Mr. Swaroop Reddy and Mr. Kiran Reddy, who have an extremely strong experience within the South Indian Media & Entertainment industry with deep routed relationships across the value chain.
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closed 6/23/2021 via Company Press Release

Sony Music Entertainment Inc., acquired Alamo Records

synopsis: Sony Music Entertainment has acquired a majority stake in Alamo Records, the New York-based multi-genre label founded by music industry entrepreneur Todd Moscowitz focused on the discovery and development of next-generation talent.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. "
target: Alamo Records
Alamo Records is the New York-based multi-genre label founded by music industry entrepreneur Todd Moscowitz focused on the discovery and development of next-generation talent.
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announced 4/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Sony Music Entertainment Inc., will acquire Som Livre Ltda.

synopsis: Sony Music Entertainment (SME) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Globo Comunicação E Participações S.A. to acquire Brazilian independent music company Som Livre. Som Livre is home to many of Brazil’s most popular artists including Marilia Mendonça, Jorge & Mateus, Wesley Safadão, and more.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. "
target parent: Grupo Globo
target: Som Livre Ltda.
Brazilian music label Som Livre was founded by Globo in 1969 for the release and promotion of soundtracks of TV shows. Som Livre has a strong play in live events, being a producer of festivals in the country through various brands, such as Festeja and Samba D+.
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closed 3/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Warner Music Group, acquired Zhara Music

synopsis: Warner Music Group announced the acquisition of leading indie label Zhara Music, and the launch of the Russian division of its legendary Atlantic Records label. Zhara Music was co-founded by artists and businessmen EMIN and Bahh Tee.
buyer: Warner Music Group (WMG:$5,301.00)
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Asylum, Big Beat, Canvasback, Erato, FFRR, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Sire, Warner Bros., among others, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers. "
target: Zhara Music
Zhara Music, a Russian indie label, has become a hugely significant player in the fast-growing Russian music industry. They also host the ZHARA Festival, a music festival which takes place in Azerbaijan, near the coast of Caspian Sea every year.
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closed 2/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Quebecor Inc., acquired Audiogram

synopsis: Quebecor Sports and Entertainment announced the acquisition of Audiogram, an iconic record company that is one of Canada's best-known French-language labels. Quebecor Inc. is a Canadian diversified media and telecommunications company serving Québec based in Montréal.
buyer: Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.B:$3,145.06)
Quebecor Inc. is a Canadian diversified media and telecommunications company serving Québec based in Montréal. Quebecor Sports and Entertainment Group produces, distributes and promotes cultural and sporting events, presenting Québec and international talent in its market. "
target: Audiogram
Founded in the early 1980s by Michel Bélanger, Audiogram is the largest independent French-language record label in North America.
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announced 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sony Music Entertainment Inc., will purchase AWAL and Kobalt Neighbouring Rights from AWAL UK Limited

synopsis: Sony Music Entertainment, a global recorded music company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Kobalt Music Group to acquire Kobalt’s recorded-music operations, including AWAL, and Kobalt Neighboring Rights.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. "
seller parent: Kobalt Music Group Ltd.
seller: AWAL UK Limited
The acquisition includes Kobalt’s recorded-music operations, including AWAL, and Kobalt Neighboring Rights. AWAL is an independent distribution company with headquarters in London, UK. Acquired by Kobalt Music in December 2011, AWAL is Kobalt’s recordings company.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Orchard, acquired Human Re-Sources

synopsis: Sony Music Entertainment has acquired Human Re Sources, J. Erving’s Los Angeles-based artist distribution and services company, from the music and tech company Q&A. It will become part of The Orchard, Sony’s global independent music distribution and artist and label services company.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: The Orchard (:$62.27)
The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in 45 markets worldwide. Their artist & label services offerings include full-service marketing, sync licensing, video services, transparent data analysis, advertising, rights management, digital and physical distribution and more. "
target parent: Q&A
target: Human Re-Sources
Human Re Sources offers artist distribution services. Since its 2019 launch, Human Re Sources signed and developed artists such as YBN Nahmir, Pink Sweat$, Baby Rose, Bren Joy and more.
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closed 9/9/2020 via PR Web

Cinq Music, acquired Beluga Heights Records

synopsis: Cinq Music Group, the tech-driven indie record label, distribution, and rights management company, has acquired record label Beluga Heights, a joint venture between JR Rotem and Warner Records. Part of the deal includes the Jason Derulo catalog, as Derulo was an artist on Beluga Heights/Warner records.
buyer parent: GoDigital Media Group
buyer: Cinq Music
Cinq Music is a technology-driven record label, distribution, and rights management company. Cinq’s repertoire has won Grammy awards, dozens of Gold and Platinum RIAA certifications, and numerous number one chart positions on a variety of Billboard charts. "
target parent: Warner Music Group
target: Beluga Heights Records
Beluga Heights Records is a joint venture between founder J.R. Rotem and Warner Records. Founded in 2006, the label is known for working with top musical artists such as Rihanna and Leona Lewis, as well as discovering and developing new acts like Sean Kingston and Jason Derülo.
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announced 5/27/2020 via PR Newswire

Intercept Music, Inc., will acquire Art is War Records

synopsis: Sanwire Corporation, and its wholly owned subsidiary Intercept Music, Inc., is to acquire Art is War Records, a record label with distribution, marketing, and sales services. Focused on independent artists, AIW Records offers the expertise, infrastructure, and scalability of a big label, delivered with personal attention and support.
buyer parent: Sanwire Corporation
buyer: Intercept Music, Inc.
Intercept is an online platform allowing musicians to upload and distribute their music and collect royalties from over 100 retailers. The software automatically promotes the artists' entire business, including their music, merchandise, and performances in social media, playlists, and online radio. "
target: Art is War Records
Art is War Records is a record label with distribution, marketing, and sales services. Focused on independent artists, AIW Records offers the expertise, infrastructure, and scalability of a big label, delivered with personal attention and support.
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closed 3/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Arena Holdings (Pty) Ltd, acquired Gallo Record Company

synopsis: Tiso Blackstar Group, the former publisher of the Business Day and Sunday Times, says it has sold its entire stake in Gallo Music for R75m to Lebashe Investment Group’s Arena Holdings. Gallo Record Company is the largest and oldest independent record label in South Africa.
buyer parent: The Lebashe Investment Group
buyer: Arena Holdings (Pty) Ltd
Arena Holdings is one of Africa’s largest English-language news publishers in print (titles include Sunday Times, Business Day, Financial Mail, The Herald, Sowetan and Daily Dispatch) and online (titles include TimesLIVE, SowetanLIVE, BusinessLIVE, DispatchLIVE, HeraldLIVE and Vrye Weekblad). "
target parent: Tiso Blackstar Group
target: Gallo Record Company
Gallo Record Company is the largest and oldest independent record label in South Africa. It is based in Johannesburg. Gallo Record Company has been in operation since 1926 and signs, promotes and assists artists to promote their music across Africa and internationally.
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closed 6/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Reservoir Media Management, Inc., acquired Tommy Boy Music

synopsis: Reservoir has acquired legendary independent Hip-Hop and Electronic record label Tommy Boy Music. The label is credited with helping and launching the music careers of Queen Latifah, Afrika Bambaataa, Digital Underground, Coolio, De La Soul, House of Pain, Naughty By Nature, and Force MDs.
buyer: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 130,000 copyrights and 30,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide. "
target: Tommy Boy Music
Tommy Boy Entertainment is an American independent record label and multimedia brand founded in 1981. The label is credited with helping and launching the music careers of Queen Latifah, Afrika Bambaataa, Digital Underground, Coolio, De La Soul, House of Pain, Naughty By Nature, and Force MDs.
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closed 1/13/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Reservoir Media Management, Inc., acquired Publishing Catalog of Fred Rister

synopsis: Reservoir Media, Inc., an award-winning independent music company, announced the acquisition of the publishing catalog of the late Grammy-winning DJ, songwriter, and producer Fred Rister, including several collaborations with his internationally acclaimed creative partner David Guetta.
buyer parent: Roth Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 130,000 copyrights and 36,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide. "
target: Publishing Catalog of Fred Rister
The acquisition includes the publishing catalog of the late Grammy-winning DJ, songwriter, and producer Fred Rister, including several collaborations with his internationally acclaimed creative partner David Guetta.
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closed 7/28/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Roth CH Acquisition, merged with Reservoir Media Management, Inc.

synopsis: Reservoir Media, Inc., an award-winning independent music company, announced the closing of its previously announced business combination with Roth CH Acquisition II Co. (ROCC), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company formed by Roth Capital Partners and Craig-Hallum Capital Group.
buyer parent: Roth Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Roth CH Acquisition (NasdaqCM:ROCC:$0.00)
Roth CH Acquisition II Co is a blank check company incorporated for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. Roth CH is jointly run by Roth Capital and Craig-Hallum Capital Group."
target: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 130,000 copyrights and 36,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide.
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closed 6/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Reservoir Media Management, Inc., acquired Tommy Boy Music

synopsis: Reservoir has acquired legendary independent Hip-Hop and Electronic record label Tommy Boy Music. The label is credited with helping and launching the music careers of Queen Latifah, Afrika Bambaataa, Digital Underground, Coolio, De La Soul, House of Pain, Naughty By Nature, and Force MDs.
buyer: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 130,000 copyrights and 30,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide. "
target: Tommy Boy Music
Tommy Boy Entertainment is an American independent record label and multimedia brand founded in 1981. The label is credited with helping and launching the music careers of Queen Latifah, Afrika Bambaataa, Digital Underground, Coolio, De La Soul, House of Pain, Naughty By Nature, and Force MDs.
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announced 8/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Reservoir Media Management, Inc., will acquire Blue Raincoat Music

synopsis: Reservoir Media Management, an independent music company, has struck a deal to bring UK-based music company Blue Raincoat Music and its subsidiary Chrysalis Records into its portfolio of offerings. Blue Raincoat Music is an artist management company, music publishing company and record label, based in London, New York and Los Angeles.
buyer: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir Media Management is an independent music company based in NYC. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 110,000 copyrights and 26,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as the 1920s, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide. "
target: Blue Raincoat Music
Established in 2014 Blue Raincoat Music is an artist management company, music publishing company and record label, based in London, New York and Los Angeles. They are also home to a standalone operating record label that houses the Chrysalis Records catalog.
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closed 2/22/2013 via Company Press Release

Reservoir Media Management, Inc., acquired P & P Songs Ltd

synopsis: Reservoir is pleased to announce the acquisition of British independent music publishing company P&P Songs. P&P Songs was founded by respected music publishing veterans Peter McCamley and Paul Flynn. Under their leadership, the catalog grew into an enviable collection of contemporary Top 40 singles and classic pop and rock gems.
buyer: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir Media Management is a full service boutique music publishing company dedicated to building a rich and diverse portfolio of music catalogs. "
target: P & P Songs Ltd
P & P Songs was established in July 2005 by Peter McCamley & Paul Flynn. P & P Songs Limited offers music publishing services.
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closed 9/19/2012 via BNC Analysis

Reservoir Media Management, Inc., acquired Reverb Music Limited

synopsis: Reservoir Media Management has acquired Reverb Music, a U.K. music publishing firm, with 30,000 copyrights and agreements and more than 100 songwriters. As part of the deal, Reverb MD Annette Barrett will remain the head of the London office and European operation, which will continue under the Reverb brand, according to the announcement.
buyer: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir Media Management is a full service boutique music publishing company dedicated to building a rich and diverse portfolio of music catalogs. "
target: Reverb Music Limited
Reverb Music is a music publishing firm based in the United Kingdom. Reverb Music has 30,000 copyrights and agreements and more than 100 songwriters.
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closed 6/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Reservoir Media Management, Inc., acquired Tommy Boy Music

synopsis: Reservoir has acquired legendary independent Hip-Hop and Electronic record label Tommy Boy Music. The label is credited with helping and launching the music careers of Queen Latifah, Afrika Bambaataa, Digital Underground, Coolio, De La Soul, House of Pain, Naughty By Nature, and Force MDs.
buyer: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 130,000 copyrights and 30,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide. "
target: Tommy Boy Music
Tommy Boy Entertainment is an American independent record label and multimedia brand founded in 1981. The label is credited with helping and launching the music careers of Queen Latifah, Afrika Bambaataa, Digital Underground, Coolio, De La Soul, House of Pain, Naughty By Nature, and Force MDs.
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announced 9/21/2022 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Kobalt Music Group Ltd.

synopsis: Kobalt announced that it has selected Francisco Partners to invest in the business. The firm will take a controlling interest in the company. Kobalt is one of the world’s largest, most innovative music companies, using technology to power creative freedom, transparency, ownership and control for artists, songwriters, publishers, and labels.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has invested in more than 400 technology companies, making it one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target: Kobalt Music Group Ltd.
Kobalt is one of the world’s largest, most innovative music companies, using technology to power creative freedom, transparency, ownership and control for artists, songwriters, publishers, and labels.
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closed 8/4/2022 via Company Press Release

Concord Music, acquired Native Tongue Pty Ltd

synopsis: Concord, an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Native Tongue, an independent music publisher with offices in Australia, New Zealand, UK & USA. They work with songwriters & catalogues from all over the world.
buyer: Concord Music
Concord Music is an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, including theatrical performance rights. Concord Music has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters. "
target: Native Tongue Pty Ltd
Native Tongue is an independent music publisher with offices in Australia, New Zealand, UK & USA. They work with songwriters & catalogues from all over the world.
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closed 4/20/2022 via Company Press Release

Outhere Music, acquired Analekta

synopsis: Belgium-based Outhere Music has acquired the brand and catalogue of Analekta, a leading Canadian classical music producer. The integration into the Outhere Music group will give Analekta the advantage of an experienced worldwide support and distribution team whereas Outhere will benefit from Analekta’s strong presence in the North American market.
buyer: Outhere Music
Belgium-based Outhere Music is one of the world’s largest independent classical music production and recording groups. Outhere Music emphasises production quality, strong ties with the artists, and a keen interest in the new forms of distribution and relations with audiences. "
target: Analekta
Analekta is the leading independent classical record company in Canada. With its outstanding production quality and constant exploration of new ways to reach a wider audience, Analekta’s catalogue, artists, and very name have become synonymous with vitality and artistic accomplishment.
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announced 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Warner Music Group, will acquire Qanawat Music

synopsis: Warner Music Group has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Qanawat Music, which operates as a music distributor across the Middle East and North Africa. Qanawat Music claims to be “the leading independent music distributor in the MENA region, with the largest Arabic Music Catalog worldwide”.
buyer: Warner Music Group (WMG:$5,301.00)
Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry, including Asylum, Big Beat, Canvasback, Erato, FFRR, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Sire, Warner Bros., among others, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers. "
target: Qanawat Music
Qanawat Music operates as a music distributor across the Middle East and North Africa. Qanawat Music claims to be “the leading independent music distributor in the MENA region, with the largest Arabic Music Catalog worldwide”.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Utopia Music, acquired Sentric Music Group

synopsis: Utopia Music, a blockchain-powered music data tracking platform, has acquired Sentric Music, a Liverpool-based music publisher and publishing administration company. Sentric empowers artists and songwriters to collect the royalties they’re owed.
buyer: Utopia Music
Utopia Music is a blockchain-powered music data tracking platform. Founded in Switzerland in 2016, Utopia Music's blockchain-based architecture will automatically administer and distribute royalty payouts to reduce revenue lost as a result of missing ownership of information. "
target: Sentric Music Group
Sentric Music formed in 2006 as the new age independent music publisher. Sentric disrupted traditional publishing by offering the fairest deal in the industry. Sentric empowers artists and songwriters to collect the royalties they’re owed.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/13/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Reservoir Media Management, Inc., acquired Publishing Catalog of Fred Rister

synopsis: Reservoir Media, Inc., an award-winning independent music company, announced the acquisition of the publishing catalog of the late Grammy-winning DJ, songwriter, and producer Fred Rister, including several collaborations with his internationally acclaimed creative partner David Guetta.
buyer parent: Roth Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 130,000 copyrights and 36,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide. "
target: Publishing Catalog of Fred Rister
The acquisition includes the publishing catalog of the late Grammy-winning DJ, songwriter, and producer Fred Rister, including several collaborations with his internationally acclaimed creative partner David Guetta.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/28/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Roth CH Acquisition, merged with Reservoir Media Management, Inc.

synopsis: Reservoir Media, Inc., an award-winning independent music company, announced the closing of its previously announced business combination with Roth CH Acquisition II Co. (ROCC), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company formed by Roth Capital Partners and Craig-Hallum Capital Group.
buyer parent: Roth Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Roth CH Acquisition (NasdaqCM:ROCC:$0.00)
Roth CH Acquisition II Co is a blank check company incorporated for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. Roth CH is jointly run by Roth Capital and Craig-Hallum Capital Group."
target: Reservoir Media Management, Inc. (RSVR:$94.30)
Reservoir is an independent music company based in New York City. Founded as a family-owned music publisher in 2007, the company has grown to represent over 130,000 copyrights and 36,000 master recordings with titles dating as far back as 1900, and hundreds of #1 releases worldwide.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Blackstone Group LP, will purchase Entertainment One Music from Entertainment One Ltd

synopsis: Hasbro has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) to entities controlled by Blackstone, one of the world's leading investment firms. Assets owned by eOne Music include the Death Row Records catalog and Dualtone Music Group.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $619 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
seller parent: Hasbro, Inc.
seller: Entertainment One Ltd (LSE:ETO:$1,173.08)
Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) is an independent record label and music management company owned by Entertainment One, a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content.
price ($mm)
$385
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ingrooves Music Group, acquired Electromode Music

synopsis: Ingrooves Music Group has acquired independent South Africa-based music distributor, Electromode, marking Ingrooves’ entrance into the growing African music market. Electromode’s roster includes more than 200 artists including South African record producer DJ Maphorisa’s label, New Money Gang.
buyer parent: Vivendi SA
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: Electromode Music
Electromode is a South Africa-based distributor of music on digital and mobile music platforms. Electromode’s roster includes more than 200 artists including South African record producer DJ Maphorisa’s label, New Money Gang. Electromode has an overall catalog of more than 30,000 songs.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/20/2020 via Forbes

Downtown Music, LLC, acquired Sheer Publishing Africa

synopsis: Downtown Music, a global independent rights management and music services company, has acquired Sheer Music Publishing, Africa’s largest independent music publisher, expanding the company’s geographic footprint to the continent of Africa.
buyer: Downtown Music, LLC
Downtown Music Holdings is a global company that owns, manages, and develops businesses with a vision for a more equitable and innovative music ecosystem. The company is the world's leading provider of end-to-end services to artists, songwriters, labels, music publishers, and other rights holders. "
target: Sheer Publishing Africa
Sheer Publishing is one of Africa’s largest independent Publishing houses and is currently looking to expand its client base within the African diaspora. Sheer's mission is to provide a comprehensive range of copyright services to their clients, both domestic, Continental and international.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ad Litteram Inc., acquired Atma Classique

synopsis: Montreal-based Ad Litteram has acquired ATMA Classique, a Canadian record producer and distributor with a catalog that of over 500 titles. With the transaction, Ad Litteram acquires Disques ATMA Inc.'s shares and the ATMA Classic label, ensuring the company's sustainability with an emphasis on video and the expansion of the digital catalog.
buyer: Ad Litteram Inc.
Ad Litteram is a Canadian music house with a roster of services that includes music publishing, recordings, management, and video production. The company aims to provide its artists with the human, technological, commercial, and artistic means to carry out their projects. "
target: Atma Classique
ATMA Classique is a Canadian record producer and distributor with a catalog that of over 500 titles representing a wide spectrum of musical styles, from Baroque music to great symphonic works with countless detours in terms of traditional music, Neapolitan song, tango, and contemporary repertoire.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Endurance Music Group, acquired Wide Open Music

synopsis: Newly formed publishing company Endurance Music Group has acquired Wide Open Music, a music publishing and management company. Wide Open Music was founded in 2013 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.
buyer parent: Raven Capital Management LLC.
buyer: Endurance Music Group
Formed in 2019, Endurance Music Group is a full-service music publishing house and is home to songwriters Scooter Carusoe and Clint Lagerberg, emerging songwriter-artists Ryan Plappert, Jake Rose, and songwriter Ben Stoll, and multiple successful catalogs. "
target: Wide Open Music
Wide Open Music operates as a music publishing and management company. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Formax, LLC, acquired Firma Melodiya

synopsis: Firma Melodiya, a state-owned company for production, storage and distribution of sound recordings in Russia, has been acquired by Formax LLC, a company that works as an intermediary between owners of rights to musical works and companies that use background music in their work.
buyer: Formax, LLC
Formax LLC, registered in 2015, works as an intermediary between owners of rights to musical works and companies that use background music in their work. The company belongs to two businessmen - Mikhail Sukontsev and Dmitry Smirnov. "
target parent: The Federal Agency for State Property Management
target: Firma Melodiya
Firma Melodiya was founded in 1964 as a state-owned company for production, storage and distribution of sound recordings. Melodiya is the national heritage of Russia, and includes the most valuable archive which includes more than 230,000 sound recordings in a variety of genres.
price ($mm)
$5.13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sony/ATV Music Publishing, acquired THiS Music

synopsis: Sony/ATV, the leading music publisher with a catalogue of more than 3 million copyrights, has acquired THiS Music, a company that provides music publishing services based in Nashville, Tennessee.
buyer parent: Sony Corporation
buyer: Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Sony/ATV Music Publishing is the leading music publisher with a catalogue of more than 3 million copyrights, ranging from songs by iconic names including The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Queen and The Rolling Stones to contemporary superstars such as Lady Gaga. "
target: THiS Music
THiS Music, LLC provides music publishing services. THiS Music, LLC is based in Nashville, Tennessee.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sentric Music Limited, acquired Big World Publishing

synopsis: UK born-Sentric Music Group has acquired Big World Publishing. Founded by Patrick Meads in 2000, Big World Publishing is an independent publisher representing a wide range of funk, soul, jazz, Latin jazz, electronica, afro funk, ambient, blues and reggae music.
buyer: Sentric Music Limited
Sentric Music formed in 2006 as the new age independent music publisher. Sentric disrupted traditional publishing by offering the fairest deal in the industry. Sentric empowers artists and songwriters to collect the royalties they’re owed. "
target: Big World Publishing
Founded by Patrick Meads in 2000, Big World Publishing is an independent publisher representing a wide range of funk, soul, jazz, Latin jazz, electronica, afro funk, ambient, blues and reggae music.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Concord Music, acquired Pulse Recordings Inc.

synopsis: Concord Music Publishing has acquired Fujipacific Music’s stake in Los Angeles-based Pulse Music Group – widely regarded as one of the hottest pop music publishers in the world today. PULSE is a music publishing, management and music services company that is home to a talent roster credited with more than 100 million units of recorded music sales.
buyer parent: MassMutual
buyer: Concord Music
Concord Music is an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, including theatrical performance rights. Concord Music has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters. "
target: Pulse Recordings Inc.
Created by musicians for musicians, PULSE is a music publishing, management and music services company that is home to a talent roster credited with more than 100 million units of recorded music sales.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Concord Music, acquired Victory Records

synopsis: Growing indie powerhouse Concord Music has acquired Victory Records, the Chicago-based punk and emo label founded by Tony Brummel in 1989. As part of the deal, Concord has also acquired Brummel's Another Victory Publishing catalog.
buyer parent: MassMutual
buyer: Concord Music
Concord Music is an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, including theatrical performance rights. Concord Music has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters. "
target: Victory Records
Victory Records is the Chicago-based punk and emo label founded by Tony Brummel in 1989. It also operates a music publishing company called "Another Victory, Inc." and is the distributor of several smaller independent record labels. It has featured many prominent post-hardcore and metalcore artists.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/30/2019 via BusinessWire

Hasbro, Inc., acquired Entertainment One Ltd

synopsis: Hasbro, Inc., a global play and entertainment company, has completed the acquisition of Entertainment One, a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content.
buyer: Hasbro, Inc. (HAS:$6,420.40)
Hasbro is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands. "
target: Entertainment One Ltd (LSE:ETO:$1,173.08)
Entertainment One is a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,420 [$4,001]
rev ($mm)
$1,144
EBITDA ($mm)
$136
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
30.7x
closed 6/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Concord Music, acquired Sikorski

synopsis: Concord, an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, has acquired historic classical music publisher The Sikorski Music Publishing Group, home to a wide range of major works by legendary composers such as Dmitri Shostakovich, Dmitri Kabalevsky and Alfred Schnittke.
buyer parent: MassMutual
buyer: Concord Music
Concord Music is an independent, worldwide leader in the development, acquisition, and management of recorded music and music publishing rights, including theatrical performance rights. Concord Music has a diverse and vibrant roster of active recording artists, composers, and songwriters. "
target: Sikorski
Internationale Musikverlage Hans Sikorski is an international sheet music publishing company with headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. The music publishing firm of Hans Sikorski was founded in 1935 and now comprises more than 30 publishers in several European countries and in the USA.
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year
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EBITDA ($mm)
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$0.10
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Square Enix Co., Ltd.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Konami Corporation
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$265,758.00
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$41,292.00
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$23,012.00
Employees
5362
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Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$83,589.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$26,174.19
EBIT ($mm)
$18,482.87
Net Income ($mm)
$33,551.52
Employees
116213
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