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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 6/4/2021 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.
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 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 9/7/2017 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
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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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
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 2/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Valiant Eagle, Inc., acquired Franchise X Entertainment

synopsis: Valiant Eagle Inc., a corporation focused on the energizing of entertainment in television, the Internet, and social media, has acquired Franchise X Entertainment LLC, a full-service record label and artist management company based out of Los Angeles, CA.
buyer: Valiant Eagle, Inc. (OTCPK:PSRU.D:$0.02)
Valiant Eagle, Inc. is a corporation focused on the energizing of entertainment in television, the Internet, and social media. VE aims to achieve advances in those media through content featuring Music, Sports, Entertainment, and, with respect to the millennial generation, through Technology. "
target: Franchise X Entertainment
Franchise X Entertainment LLC operates as a record label and artist management company. The company is based in Los Angeles, California.
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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.
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 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Warner Music Group, acquired Forza Music

synopsis: Forza Music, the Slovakian entertainment company founded in 1994 that’s home to music from the region released over four decades going back to the 1960s, has been acquired by Warner Music Group. Forza’s most noteworthy musical property comes in the form of the rights to OPUS, the state-operated record company of the former Czechoslovakia.
buyer parent: Access Industries
buyer: Warner Music Group
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: Forza Music
Forza Music is a prominent Slovakian entertainment company. Forza’s most noteworthy musical property comes in the form of the rights to OPUS, the state-operated record company of the former Czechoslovakia. OPUS was privatized in 1990 and has been owned by Forza for the last 15 or so years.
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announced 6/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Carlyle Group, Ithaca Holdings LLC, will acquire Big Machine Label Group

synopsis: Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings has agreed to acquire Scott Borchetta’s Big Machine Label Group in a blockbuster deal backed by the Carlyle Group. Led by Founder, President and CEO Scott Borchetta, the Big Machine Label Group is a record label group that encompasses Big Machine Records, The Valory Music Co., BMLG Records, and more.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
buyer: Ithaca Holdings LLC
Ithaca Holdings is a media holding company led by SB Projects founder Scooter Braun. SB Projects is a diversified entertainment and media company. The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $210 billion of assets under management across 335 investment vehicles. "
target: Big Machine Label Group
Led by Founder, President and CEO Scott Borchetta, the Big Machine Label Group is a record label group that encompasses Big Machine Records, The Valory Music Co., BMLG Records, Big Machine Records/John Varvatos Records and publishing company Big Machine Music.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Naxos Digital Services Ltd., acquired ARC Music Productions International Limited

synopsis: Naxos Music Group, the world's leading classical music label, has acquired ARC Music Productions International, a UK-based record label and publisher in the field of world and folk music. ARC Music offers the largest selection of traditional and contemporary ethnic music from all corners of the world.
buyer: Naxos Digital Services Ltd.
Established in 1987, Naxos is the world's leading classical music label. Naxos offers over 11,000 titles that are available at affordable prices, recorded in state-of-the-art sound, both in hard format and on digital platforms. "
target: ARC Music Productions International Limited
ARC Music is a UK-based record label and publisher in the field of world and folk music. ARC Music offers the largest selection of traditional and contemporary ethnic music from all corners of the world. Their unrivalled repertoire comprises hundreds upon hundreds of albums from over 120 countries.
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closed 12/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Platoon

synopsis: Apple is building up its music business with an acquisition of a small tech startup that helps discover and develop emerging musical artists. Apple confirmed it purchased Platoon, a company that helps independent artists fund, distribute, and market their content.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$273,857.00)
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms—iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS—provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices. "
target: Platoon
Platoon helps discover the very best emerging talent (musicians, artists, writers, filmmakers, designers) and provides them with the platform to create, distribute and commercialize exceptional creative work. They are based in London, UK.
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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 6/4/2021 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 11/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc., acquired Lavish Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc., a multifaceted consulting company pursuing ventures in the Health, Entertainment and Technology sectors, announced the completion of its first acquisition, Lavish Entertainment, Inc., an established concert production Company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
buyer: Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc. (OTC Pink: TOMI:$0.00)
Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc. or "GTV" is a multifaceted consulting company pursuing ventures in the Health, Entertainment and Technology sectors. The Company aims to purchase, acquire and/or joint venture with established entities within these areas of business. "
target: 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.
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closed 11/7/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc., acquired Lavish Entertainment, Inc.

synopsis: Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc., a multifaceted consulting company pursuing ventures in the Health, Entertainment and Technology sectors, announced the completion of its first acquisition, Lavish Entertainment, Inc., an established concert production Company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
buyer: Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc. (OTC Pink: TOMI:$0.00)
Golden Triangle Ventures, Inc. or "GTV" is a multifaceted consulting company pursuing ventures in the Health, Entertainment and Technology sectors. The Company aims to purchase, acquire and/or joint venture with established entities within these areas of business. "
target: 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.
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announced 12/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Crea Holdings, will acquire Tlarock Entertainment Inc.

synopsis: Crea Holdings, a company that engages in the construction business, will be acquiring Tlarock Entertainment, a company that engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
buyer: Crea Holdings (TSE:1757:$24.41)
Based in Japan, Crea Holdings engages in the construction business. Through the urban development, housing construction, sales, remodeling, real estate, eating and drinking, advertising, cosmetic, and automobile related business, they want to achieve compatibility in housing and living environments."
target: Tlarock Entertainment Inc.
Based in Japan, Tlarock Entertainment engages in event planning and management. They offer management of athletes, event planning and management in sports, event planning and operation in music, and sponsorships.
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closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

SKIYAKI Inc., acquired MSE Planning

synopsis: SKIYAKI, Inc., a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists, has acquired Japan-based MSE Planning, an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling prominent artists representing the Japanese music scenes since its foundation. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
buyer: SKIYAKI Inc. (TSE:3995:$26.51)
SKIYAKI Inc. offers internet entertainment content services. They are a pioneer in FanTech for planning and managing the fan clubs of artists. Their SKIYAKI EXTRA platform allows companies to easily create and deploy an official fan website that allows fans to book tickets for events. "
target: MSE Planning
Based in Japan, MSE Planning is an event production and planning company. MSE Planning has a track record in handling numerous prominent artists representing the Japanese music scene. It organizes about 250 concerts and events per year.
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closed 12/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Secret Sounds

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced that it has acquired 51% in Secret Sounds Group, the Australian company led by Jessica Ducrou and Paul Piticco, which owns and produces two of Australia's leading festivals: Splendour in the Grass (located in Byron Bay New South Wales) and Falls Music & Arts Festival.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is a live entertainment company. The Company's businesses consist of the promotion of live events, including ticketing, sponsorship and advertising, and artist management. "
target: Secret Sounds
Secret Sounds is a multi-faceted music platform comprising of Splendour In The Grass & Falls Festivals, Dew Process/Create Control Record Labels and Publishing, Secret Sounds Touring, Village Sounds Agency, Secret Sounds Connect, Secret Service Artist Management & Secret Service Public Relations.
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closed 1/23/2013 via BNC Analysis

SFX Entertainment, Inc., acquired HUKA Entertainment

synopsis: SFX Entertainment has acquired Huka Entertainment. Founded in 2004, New Orleans-based Huka Entertainment is an industry leader in custom event planning and execution.
buyer: SFX Entertainment, Inc. (SFXE:$402.42)
SFX Entertainment Inc. is a leading electronic dance music platform. Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals and nightclubs in North America. "
target: HUKA Entertainment
Huka Productions LLC engages in the planning and execution of custom events in the Gulf Coast. The company produces music travel events; and provides event management services.
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closed 8/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Robert F.X. Sillerman, acquired Dayglow, LLC

synopsis: Billionaire entertainment mogul Robert F.X. Sillerman announced the acquisition of Dayglow productions, which goes by the tagline "The World's Largest Paint Party." Dayglow puts on more than 125 shows around the globe each year. The brand's signature is its paint blast, which gave it its moniker.
buyer: Robert F.X. Sillerman
Robert F. X. Sillerman is a billionaire entertainment mogul. In the 1990s, he consolidated regional concert promoters into what eventually became Live Nation. "
target: Dayglow, LLC
DayGlow, “The World’s Largest Paint Party,” began in 2006 on college campuses in Florida. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have witnessed this spectacular show that fuses high-energy music, art, dance, and PAINT into one mind blowing combination.
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closed 6/27/2012 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired HARD Events

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of leading electronic music concert promoter and festival operator HARD Events. Since its creation in 2007, founder Gary Richards and his team have attracted a variety of top acts to headline their shows.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. "
target: HARD Events
HARD Events is a well-respected brand with two hit festivals featured in the Los Angeles area, HARD Summer Music Festival and HARD Haunted Mansion. The event line-ups consist of high-profile alternative, electronic and rock acts and cutting edge emerging talents.
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closed 5/9/2012 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Cream Holdings Limited

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. announced the acquisition of Cream Holdings Limited, a leader in electronic music entertainment and owner of the exclusive rights to the Creamfields Music Festivals. Since its launch in 1998, Cream has grown to organize sell-out artist tours, nine Creamfields Festivals and internationally renowned DJ club events.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. "
target: Cream Holdings Limited
Cream Holdings Limited is a leader in electronic music entertainment and owner of the exclusive rights to the Creamfields Music Festivals. Since its launch in 1998, Cream has grown to organize sell-out artist tours, nine Creamfields Festivals and internationally renowned DJ club events.
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closed 6/29/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

Music Festivals plc, acquired Five Music Festivals

synopsis: Music Festivals plc is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisitions of Benicassim Limited, Kent Festival Limited, Finsbury Park Events Limited, EP Events Limited and SP Events Limited which own Benicassim Festival, the Hop Farm Festival, the Feis Festival, a pop festival and a classical music festival, respectively.
buyer: Music Festivals plc (GB:MFP:$0.00)
Music Festivals plc is focused on the ownership, development, and production of music festivals. The Group wholly owns three summer music festivals, the Festival Internacional de Benicassim in Spain, the Hop Farm Music Festival in Kent, England, and the Feis Festival in Finsbury Park, London. "
target: Five Music Festivals
Benicassim Limited, Kent Festival Limited, Finsbury Park Events Limited, EP Events Limited and SP Events Limited own Benicassim Festival, the Hop Farm Festival, the Feis Festival, a pop festival and a classical music festival, respectively.
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$17
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closed 7/28/2010 via Company Press Release

The Union Ltd., acquired REMG Entertainment Corporation

synopsis: The Union Ltd., Canada's largest independently owned concert promoter, announced that it will significantly expand its operations in Ontario and Eastern North America with the opening of its Toronto Headquarters.
buyer: The Union Ltd.
The Union is one of Canada's leading providers of live entertainment. With offices in Toronto, Edmonton, and Calgary, the company brings an independent spirit to every aspect of its operations and has made developing long-term relationships with the artists they work with its primary objective. "
target: REMG Entertainment Corporation
REMG Entertainment Corporation is an independent concert promotion and event marketing company. REMG has built a reputation for working with top international talent as well as breaking new artists to the Canadian music scene. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Toronto, Canada.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Go Ahead

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has acquired Go Ahead, Poland’s leading club promoter. Go Ahead has worked with bands and singers such as Wolf Alice, Khalid, Twenty One Pilots and more. Go Ahead also organises Spring Break, an annual 3-day showcase event and conference that promotes Polish musical acts.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Go Ahead
Go Ahead is Poland’s leading club promoter. Go Ahead has worked with bands and singers such as Wolf Alice, Khalid, Twenty One Pilots, Years & Years, George Ezra, Tom Odell and more. Go Ahead also organises Spring Break, an annual 3-day showcase event and conference that promotes Polish musical acts.
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announced 6/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, will acquire i-Motion GMBH

synopsis: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG, based in Berlin, will acquire I-Motion GmbH, the German operating unit of LiveStyle, Inc. I-Motion is an organizer of electronic music events with long-established and profitable formats such as "Mayday," "Nature One," "Ruhr in Love." I-Motion also operates beverage concessions, marketing, sponsorship, and more.
buyer: DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (XTRA:ERMK:$226.23)
DEAG Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft (DEAG), based in Germany, is a leading entertainment service company and a provider of Live Entertainment in Europe with subsidiaries in its core markets. DEAG produces and profitably organises a broad range of live entertainment events and concerts. "
target parent: Robert F.X. Sillerman
target: i-Motion GMBH
Koblenz-based I-Motion promotes between six and eight electronic music events a year. In addition to the conception, planning and execution of events, I-Motion also operates beverage concessions, event staff and management, marketing, sponsorship, merchandise, talent booking, and ticketing services.
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announced 12/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Mainland Music

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, is acquiring Mainland Music, a leading concert promoter in Switzerland that promotes over 650 shows annually. Mainland Music has brought acts like Sam Smith, Macklemore, Queens Of The Stone Age, Die Antwoord, Dropkick Murphys and dozens more to the country.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Mainland Music
Mainland Music is a leading concert promoter in Switzerland that promotes over 650 shows annually. Mainland Music has brought acts like Sam Smith, Macklemore, Queens Of The Stone Age, Die Antwoord, Dropkick Murphys and dozens more to the country.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Beyond Capital Partners GmbH, acquired BigCityBeats GmbH

synopsis: Beyond Capital Partners, a leading Frankfurt based Private Equity investor has acquired an electronic music event promoter BigCityBeats, based in Frankfurt, Germany. BigCityBeats is a leading producer and host of stadium based events for club music and is well known for its trademark "World Club Dome".
buyer: Beyond Capital Partners GmbH
Beyond Capital Partners (BCP) is a leading Frankfurt based Private Equity investor focusing on succession plan solutions, expansion capital and buyouts. BCP is specifically investing in midsize companies in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. "
target: BigCityBeats GmbH
BigCityBeats GmbH is a leading producer and host of stadium based events for club music. It's most famous brand is known under the trademark of "World Club Dome", which spreads the glamour of a club, paired with the open air feeling of a festival.
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announced 1/11/2018 via PR Newswire

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., will acquire Frank Productions, Inc.

synopsis: Live Nation Entertainment, the world's leading live entertainment company, announced that it will acquire a majority interest in Frank Productions, one of the largest independent concert promoters in the United States. Frank Productions provides world-class services for live entertainment events in every type of venue.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. The Concerts segment promotes live music events and produces music festivals and creates associated content. "
target: Frank Productions, Inc.
Frank Productions is one of the largest full-service concert promotion company that provides world-class services for live entertainment events in every type of venue in the United States. Frank Productions and its affiliated companies produce hundreds of concerts each year.
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announced 11/15/2017 via Reuters

Hao Tian Development Group Limited, will acquire Done+Dusted

synopsis: Hao Tian Development Group Limited, an integrated investment group company, will acquire Done+Dusted, one of the world's foremost independent producers of staged events, television, concert filming and branded content production. Done+Dusted has staged and filmed events such as The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and more.
buyer: Hao Tian Development Group Limited (SEHK:474:$15.16)
Hao Tian Development Group Limited is an integrated investment group company that is focused on financial businesses. Through its subsidiaries the group offers money lending services, logistics and warehousing services, and engages in the trading of commodities. "
target: Done+Dusted
Done+Dusted is one of the world's foremost independent producers of staged events, television, concert filming and branded content production. Done+Dusted has staged and filmed events such as The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, iHeartRadio Music Awards, CNN Heroes, and has also filmed rock concerts.
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closed 11/9/2017 via DGAP

Eventim, acquired Friends and Partners

synopsis: CTS Eventim, one of the leading international providers of Ticketing and Live Entertainment, acquired 60 percent of the shares in Friends and Partners, one of the leading providers of Ticketing, Live Entertainment and Music TV productions in Italy.
buyer: Eventim (XTRA:EVD:$726.25)
CTS Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices. "
target: Friends and Partners
Friends and Partners was founded as the F&P Group in 2001 and is one of the leading providers of Live Entertainment and Music TV productions in Italy. F&P Group has sold more than six million tickets to more than 1,500 shows, generating annual revenues of around 80 million Euro on average.
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$93
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closed 9/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Eventim, acquired Vertigo Srl

synopsis: Eventim, one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment, has acquired a 51% stake in Vertigo, a promoter and operator of concerts and events. Vertigo has organised tours for various artists and bands such as Alter Bridge, Marylin Manson, Slayer, and more. Vertigo will join Eventim's Medusa Music Group.
buyer: Eventim (XTRA:EVD:$726.25)
Eventim is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment. More than 150 million tickets for over 200,000 events are marketed annually using the company's systems - be it through stationary box offices, online or from mobile devices. "
target: Vertigo Srl
Vertigo is a promoter and operator of concerts and events. Vertigo has organised tours for various artists and bands such as Alter Bridge, Alice Cooper, Deep Purple, Imagine Dragons, Kings of Leon, Marylin Manson, Slayer, Sunrise Avenue, and more.
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announced 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Frank Productions, Inc. will be merged with Majestic Theatre,

synopsis: Madison, WI-based Frank Productions, one of the nation’s largest concert promoters, plans to merge with the Majestic Theatre, a premiere concert venue located in downtown Madison. Frank Productions and its affiliated companies produce hundreds of concerts each year, selling hundreds of thousands of tickets for national artists.
buyer: Majestic Theatre
The Majestic Theatre is Madison's premiere concert venue located in the heart of Downtown. They celebrate an eclectic array of national talent several times each week, offering fans of every musical genre a reason to visit. "
target: Frank Productions, Inc.
Founded in 1965, Frank Productions is a full-service concert promotion company that provides world-class services for live entertainment events in every type of venue throughout the US. Headquartered Madison, WI, Frank Productions and its affiliated companies produce hundreds of concerts each year.
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closed 1/25/2017 via BNC Analysis

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., acquired Cuffe & Taylor Limited

synopsis: Live Nation has acquired a controlling interest in regional UK promoter Cuffe & Taylor. Preston-based Cuffe & Taylor, which opened a London office in 2015, was launched in 2009 and promotes events such as Greenwich Music Time and Lytham Festival. It will continue to be led by founders Daniel Cuffe and Peter Taylor as joint directors.
buyer: Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV:$4,513.24)
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is a live entertainment company. The Company's businesses consist of the promotion of live events, including ticketing, sponsorship and advertising, and artist management. "
target: Cuffe & Taylor Limited
Cuffe & Taylor are a live music specialist. They produce live events and help artists achieve their potential through a comprehensive management structure. They produce stunning live events across the UK and provide a full management service for existing promoters.
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