David Renzer

  1. Spirit Music Group Aquires Nashville-Based Cal IV Entertainment

    July 08, 2014 6:57 AM EDT Spirit Music Group has acquired Cal IV Entertainment, a Nashville-based indie music publisher, production and artist management company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The move gives Spirit Music a presence in Nashville and will see Cal IV ...

  2. David Renzer Named Chairman of Spirit Music Group

    January 21, 2014 1:42 AM EST David Renzer, former Univeral Music Publishing Group chairman/CEO, has been installed as chairman of Spirit Music Group, the indie publisher that owns the Pete Townshend, Alan and Marilyn Bergman and Marc Bolan catalogs, among other notable songwr ...

  3. Former RCA Exec Suffering From Cancer Shares Her Final Weeks

    October 15, 2012 5:38 PM EDT This Thursday, the eighth annual Songs of Hope event, benefitting non-profit comprehensive cancer center City of Hope, will take place at the House of Rock in Santa Monica. There, in a palatial estate where last week Christina Aguilera debuted her ...

  4. Startup Boutique Publisher Run by David Renzer Sees Opportunity in the Market

    August 08, 2012 8:15 PM EDT After two years where a half-dozen midsize music publishing firms disappeared due to consolidation, the marketplace is about to get a "newcomer" who's a force to be reckoned with. Former Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) chair ...

  5. Exclusive: David Renzer, Former UMPG Chairman/CEO, Named Saban Capital Group's Pres. Music Ventures

    August 06, 2012 7:00 AM EDT David Renzer, who previously headed up the Universal Music Publishing Group as chairman/CEO, has resurfaced in music publishing with a deep-pocket backer the Saban Capital Group, a private investment firm established by Haim Saban. The Renzer and ...

  6. David Renzer Leaving Universal Music Publishing After 15 Years

    April 26, 2011 3:32 PM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group Chairman and CEO David Renzer is leaving his post after helming the company for 15 years, UMG announced in a statement Tuesday (April 26). The news was first reported by Music Row . Universal Music Group President ...

  7. Jewish Federation Master Class Adds Music

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles' "master class" partnership between the cities of Tel Aviv and Los Angeles, which commences June 18, will have a music industry component for the first time. The Federation's enterta ...

  8. Business Matters: UMPG, EMI, Seeqpod, President Obama and More

    February 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. Follow Billboard senior analyst Glenn Peoples on Twitter at twitter.com/billboardglenn . -- David Renzer, Universal Music Publishing Group 's ...

  9. The Billboard Q&A: UMPG Chairman/CEO David Renzer

    November 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group chairman/CEO David Renzer oversees a company with revenue nearing the $1 billion mark and a global presence that spans 53 offices and 56 countries. Since Renzer joined the company in 1996 when it was known as MCA M ...

  10. Daniel Lanois Signs With UMPG

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has signed a publishing agreement with producer/songwriter/musician Daniel Lanois covering his catalog and future works. "We are thrilled to welcome Daniel Lanois, one of the most distinctive and celebr ...

  11. UMPG To Unveil Online Royalty Tracking

    January 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group will be rolling out an online portal for its songwriters and other customers to track and analyze their royalties. The publisher calls the new system RoyaltyWindow.com. UMPG chairman/CEO David Renzer, who is in Can ...

  12. UMPG Integrates BMG Publishing Execs

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group's integration of BMG Music Publishing, purchased last September, with Universal Music Publishing continues. The company has revealed some key staff appointments as well as a few departures. "UMPG already ...

  13. Universal Names Senior Publishing Execs

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As part of the integration of Universal Music Publishing Group and BMG Music Publishing, David Renzer, UMPG chairman/CEO, has named his new senior executive team. "Collectively, these executives will form part of the new team that will provid ...

  14. UMP Latin Names Senior VP

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fernandez most recently with Sony ATV Music Publishing. Eddie Fernandez has been appointed senior VP of Universal Music Publishing, Latin America. Fernandez will be based out of Miami, reporting to Universal Music Publishing chairman/CEO David Ren ...

  15. UMPG Ups Renzer To Chairman/CEO

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group will announce today (Dec. 3) that it has promoted David Renzer from worldwide president to chairman/CEO. Universal Music Publishing Group will announce today (Dec. 3) that it has promoted David Renzer from worldwid ...

  16. Universal Pub Signs Mariah Carey

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey has signed a long-term publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group. The worldwide pact covers 135 copyrights -- including 14 of Carey's 15 No. 1 hits on The Billboard Hot 100 -- Mariah Carey has signed a long-term publi ...

  17. Universal Publishing Forms Christian Arm

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) is launching a Christian and gospel division in Nashville. "It's an area that we've had our eye on for a while," says David Renzer, worldwide president of UMPG. Universal Music Publishing ...