First State Media Group

  1. Reservoir Acquires First State; Deal Grows Catalog to 75,000 Songs

    February 24, 2014 12:05 AM EST Reservoir Media Management has acquired the 26,000 song catalog of First State Media Group in a deal that grows the company's catalog by one-third to about 75,000 titles. The First State catalog includes the Wind-up Music publishing catalog ...

  2. Kylie Minogue, Pendulum Boost Chrysalis In Q3

    August 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. music group Chrysalis enjoyed a financial third quarter 5.2% rise in its income from royalties on the prior year quarter, according to an interim management statement released today (Aug. 19). Company performance was in line with the board� ...

  3. Chrysalis Confident On H2, Beatles Boosts Profits

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT British music publisher Chrysalis said its share (net publisher's share) of income from royalties rose 15% at constant currencies to £7.5 million ($10.8 million) in its fiscal first half, and the second half had started well. Chrysalis was he ...

  4. Chrysalis PLC Acquires First State Media Group Business

    April 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis PLC has acquired the First State Media Group business, which operates under the brands of S2 Songs and State One Music in seven countries and controls a catalog with over 45,000 music copyrights. Those copyrights include Sheryl Crow' ...

  5. Sheryl Crow Sells Publishing Catalog To First State Media Group

    August 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sheryl Crow has sold her music publishing catalog to First State Media Group, a Dublin, Ireland-based investor in publishing assets. The Wall Street Journal, which first reported the sale earlier Wednesday, said the deal was valued at about $10 mi ...

  6. First State Media Acquires Wind-up Publishing

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT First State Media Group has acquired the music publishing subsidiaries of Wind-up Entertainment. The deal covers the existing Wind-up publishing assets, which include rights in songs by Evanescence and Creed. It does not include future Wind-up sig ...

  7. Dimensional Jobs Unaffected By Sale

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Details on the sale of Dimensional Music Publishing, first reported by Billboard.biz , are now in. First State Media Group, a joint venture between a management team led by Steve McMellon and Colonial First State Global Asset Management, led the a ...