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  1. Orchard, IODA Merging; Sony Music To Invest In New Company: Sources

    March 05, 2012 7:19 PM EST The Orchard and the Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA), the two largest digital aggregators in the United States, are merging. Sony Music Entertainment will be a strategic investor in the combined entity, sources tell Billboard.biz. A ...

  2. Music Companies: History Shows That a Successful IPO Does Not Guarantee a Good Investment

    June 15, 2011 12:12 PM EDT Today's IPO of Internet radio company Pandora is sure to put even more of a spotlight on digital music. The company raised its IPO price to $16 - it was originally slated to go between $9 and $11 - and it added another 1 million shares to the ...

  3. Sale of Warner Music Group Means Less Financial Transparency in Music Business

    May 06, 2011 4:22 PM EDT While insiders don't expect many major operational changes stemming from Access Industries' acquisition of the Warner Music Group , the move certainly means less transparency in the music industry and the loss of the only publicly traded ...

  4. Emusic Adds Major Labels, Higher Price Tiers

    November 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Digital music subscription club eMusic launched a new pricing plan this week that charges more for new music but adds tunes from major labels in an effort to broaden its appeal. In the past, the site focused on indie labels and offered discounts o ...

  5. EMusic Nears Major Label Deals For Fall Relaunch

    September 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT eMusic, the subscription digital music service, is close to wrapping up deals with the last two major labels in time for a planned relaunch in November, its chief executive said. The 12-year old start-up is working on deals with Vivendi's Uni ...

  6. Dimensional Completes Acquisition of The Orchard

    July 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Dimensional Associates announced on Thursday the completion of its acquisition of digital distributor The Orchard. The company entered into a merger agreement with Dimensional on March 16. At the time, Dimensional owned 42% of The Orchard's c ...

  7. The Orchard Shows Gains, Still Posts Loss in Q1

    May 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard showed improvements in the first quarter of 2010 , growing revenue while posting a modest net loss. The digital distributor had revenues of approximately $17.8 million, up 16.2% from $15.3 million last year. Net loss improved to $447,0 ...

  8. The Orchard Posts Record Revenue in Fourth Quarter

    March 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Digital distributor The Orchard reported a 9% increase in revenue in 2009, but a $14.1 million impairment of goodwill in the third quarter left the company with a loss of $17.8 million. Without the impairment, net loss would have been $3.7 million ...

  9. The Orchard To Merge With Parent Company

    March 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Orchard today asked stockholders to approve a formal merger with parent company Dimensional Associates. When complete, the merger would make the Orchard again a privately owned company. Dimensional already owns 42% of the company's outsta ...

  10. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Dimensional CEO/eMusic Chairman Danny Stein

    March 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Name: Danny Stein Title: Dimensional Associates CEO and chairman/CEO of eMusic Panel: Purse Stringers: Inside the Minds of the Money Mavens (Thurs. March 4, 4:25 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.). More info at Billboardevents.com. At this moment in time, what mos ...

  11. BETTER KNOW A PANELIST

    February 23, 2010 12:00 AM EST BETTER KNOW A PANELIST: Dimensional CEO/eMusic Chairman Danny Stein Name: Danny Stein Title: Dimensional Associates CEO and chairman/CEO of eMusic Panel: Purse Stringers: Inside the Minds of the Money Mavens (Thurs. March 4, 4:25 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.) ...

  12. Business Matters: Vevo, ACTA, EMI, Vampire Weekend and More

    January 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- According to comScore's tracking numbers, new video streaming site Vevo was the top network in the music-entertainment category in Decembe ...

  13. Business Matters: Doug Morris, Rhapsody, EMI, The Beatles

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- According to BusinessWeek.com, Doug Morris, CEO of Universal Music Group, is "quietly making plans to bring in a successor" - Lucian ...

  14. Digital Music Group, The Orchard Agree To Merge

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Digital Music Group Inc. and The Orchard have agreed to merge, creating an interesting mix of content ownership and distribution across both video and music assets. The combined business will retain Digital Music's Nasdaq listing and change i ...

  15. Dimensional Sells Publishing Unit

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dimensional Associates, a division of JDS Capital Management, has sold its music publishing unit, Billboard.biz has learned. Steve McMellon, backed by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, will run the publisher. McMellon was the head of business af ...

  16. Napster Explores Sale Of Company

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Has hired investment banking firm UBS. Napster has put itself up for possible sale in response to what it claims is "recent third party interest in establishing strategic partnerships or potentially acquiring the company." The Los Angele ...

  17. SST To Offer Catalog Through The Orchard

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST Independent record label SST Records is making its catalog available for digital download for the first time through a distribution deal with The Orchard. Independent record label SST Records is making its catalog available for digital download fo ...

  18. AIM, eMusic Sign Licensing Pact

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. digital music firm eMusic has entered into a licensing collaboration with British trade group the Assn. of Independent Music. It will initially make available 10,000 titles to download via the Am U.S. digital music firm eMusic has entered int ...

  19. AIM, eMusic Sign Licensing Pact

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. digital music firm eMusic has entered into a licensing collaboration with British trade group the Assn. of Independent Music. It will initially make available 10,000 titles to download via the Am U.S. digital music firm eMusic has entered int ...

  20. eMusic Inks Label Licensing Deal

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ryan Adams, Bloc Party among new content. Indie label digital music subscription service eMusic has inked content licensing deals with more than 20 new labels, Billboard.biz has learned. Among the latest additions are Six Degrees, Vice Recordings, ...

  21. Dimensional Bows Mobile Unit

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dimensional Associates is launching a mobile entertainment unit to complement its music publishing assets and other digital distribution businesses. NEW YORK -- Dimensional Associates is launching a mobile entertainment unit to complement its musi ...

  22. eMusic Signs On 30 Indies

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and distributors. NEW YORK -- Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent la ...

  23. Dimensional Bows Mobile Unit

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dimensional Associates is launching a mobile entertainment unit to complement its music publishing assets and other digital distribution businesses. Dimensional Associates is launching a mobile entertainment unit to complement its music publishing ...

  24. Dimensional Bows Mobile Unit

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dimensional Associates is launching a mobile entertainment unit to complement its music publishing assets and other digital distribution businesses. Dimensional Associates is launching a mobile entertainment unit to complement its music publishing ...

  25. eMusic Signs On 30 Indies

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and distributors. Digital services company eMusic says it has inked content licensing deals with more than 30 independent labels and dis ...

  26. Dimensional Names Schoenfeld As Pub Chief

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dimensional Music Publishing, the division of JDS Capital Management that recently acquired the assets of DreamWorks Music Publishing, named a chief. Dimensional Music Publishing, the division of JDS Capital Management that recently acquired the a ...

  27. Dimensional Names Schoenfeld As Pub Chief

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dimensional Music Publishing, the division of JDS Capital Management that <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/business_finance/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000717982">recently acq Dimensional Music Publishing, ...