Investment

  1. Sanctuary Hires Credit Suisse First Boston

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based independent music company Sanctuary Group plc has hired investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) as its broker and corporate adviser. London-based independent music company Sanctuary Group plc has hired investment bank Credit ...

  2. Time Warner's Net Income Doubles in Q1

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Time Warner Inc.'s net income more than doubled in the first quarter, driven by a gain from the sale of its music company, strong results from film and TV and improved profitability at America Online. Time Warner Inc.'s net income more t ...

  3. Former EMI Denmark Execs Unveil MBO

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New venture will 'strategically coach' music firms. New venture will 'strategically coach' music firms. News ...

  4. Sony Corp. In Talks To Buy MGM

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. is in advanced talks with MGM to buy the studio. Sony's partners in the deal, valued at close to $5 billion, are buyout firms Texas Pacific Group and Providence Equity Partners. Sony Corp. is in advanced talks with MGM to buy the s ...

  5. Record Biz Down 7.6% To $32 Billion

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Despite encouraging performances in several key markets and the continuing growth of DVD, the value of the global recorded music industry in 2003 fell 7.6% to $32 billion. According to a report releas Despite encouraging performances in several ke ...

  6. Biz Analyst Dixon Joins Gabelli

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Industry veteran was managing director for UBS. Industry veteran was managing director for UBS. News ...

  7. Biz Analyst Dixon Joins Gabelli

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-industry analyst Christopher Dixon has joined privately owned investment group Gabelli Group Capital Partners (GGCP) as managing director. Music-industry analyst Christopher Dixon has joined privately owned investment group Gabelli Group Cap ...

  8. Clear Channel Board OKs Stock Repurchase

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shares worth $1 billion to be bought back under plan. The board of directors of Clear Channel Communications has authorized a share-repurchase program of up to $1 billion. The program will be conducted over the next 12 months. Clear Channel has a ...

  9. Bronfman's WMG Buy Expected To Close Sunday

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Investment group wiring funds for label sale. Investment group wiring funds for label sale. News ...

  10. UBS Upgrades EMI Rating

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Investment bank UBS on Tuesday upgraded its rating on EMI Group plc on the prospect of a recovery for the recorded music industry. UBS bumped up its price target on EMI Group plc to 347p from 261p. St Investment bank UBS today (Feb. 24) upgraded i ...

  11. Sperling To Speak At Music & Money

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Scott Sperling , managing director of Thomas H. Lee Partners, the lead investment firm in the pending acquisition of Warner Music Group, will keynote Billboard's third annual Music & Money Symposi Scott Sperling , managing director of ...

  12. Sperling To Speak At Music & Money

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Scott Sperling , managing director of Thomas H. Lee Partners, the lead investment firm in the pending acquisition of Warner Music Group, will keynote Billboard's third annual Music & Money Symposi Scott Sperling , managing director of ...

  13. Sperling To Speak At Music & Money

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Scott Sperling , managing director of Thomas H. Lee Partners, the lead investment firm in the pending acquisition of Warner Music Group, will keynote Billboard's third annual Music & Money Symposi Scott Sperling , managing director of ...

  14. Update: EMI Shares Continue To Rise

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stock in EMI Group continued to rise today (Feb. 6). The company's shares closed in London at 238p, up 2.92% over Thursday's close. At one point early today, the share price rose to 248.50p, its best Stock in EMI Group continued to rise ...

  15. Update: EMI Shares Continue To Rise

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stock in EMI Group continued to rise today (Feb. 6). The company's shares closed in London at 238p, up 2.92% over Thursday's close. At one point early today, the share price rose to 248.50p, its best Stock in EMI Group continued to rise ...

  16. RealNetworks Music Sales Get Q4 Bump

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks says it generated $7.9 million in digital music revenue during the fourth quarter of 2003 -- a 70% increase over the $4.7 million it had in the third quarter. For the year, Real generated RealNetworks says it generated $7.9 million in ...

  17. RealNetworks Music Sales Get Q4 Bump

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks says it generated $7.9 million in digital music revenue during the fourth quarter of 2003 -- a 70% increase over the $4.7 million it had in the third quarter. For the year, Real generated RealNetworks says it generated $7.9 million in ...

  18. Univision To Buy Shares From CCC

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Media company to offer 15.8 million shares Spanish-language media company Univision Communications says it plans to offer 15.8 million shares of its common stock to the public and will use the proceeds to repurchase a stake held by Clear Channel C ...

  19. Univision To Buy Shares From CCC

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Company plans to offer 15.8 million shares to public Spanish-language media company Univision Communications says it plans to offer 15.8 million shares of its common stock to the public and will use the proceeds to repurchase a stake held by Clear ...

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