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Music Export Growth Scheme to fund emerging UK music artists

Successful applicants from the first round of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) Music Export Growth Scheme are to receive financial support to market themselves around the world, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills […]

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Bertelsmann in talks to acquire KKR’s stake in music group BMG

German media group Bertelsmann AG (FRA:BTG4), a 49%-owner of BMG, could reach a deal worth some EUR500m (USD667.5m) by the end of February to buy the rest of

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Warner Music agrees £487m deal to acquire UMG’s Parlophone

US recording companies Universal Music Group Inc (UMG) and Warner Music Group have signed a definitive agreement that will see the latter pay GBP487m (USD765m/EUR571m) for Parlophone Label

EC gives green light to EMI publishing deal

EC gives Sony, Mubadala the green light to acquire EMI’s publishing unit.

The European Commission (EC) said it had given its nod to the deal by Sony Corporation of America (SCA) and UAE-based fund Mubadala Development Company PJSC to buy


Bankrupt chart toppers UB40 sell off hits

BANKRUPT chart toppers UB40 have been forced to sell off their hits to pay their debts, it has been revealed. The reggae superstars have quietly sold the rights to

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