Joint venture

  1. Vevo Launch Date Set

    November 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Vevo online music video service is expected to launch Dec. 8, according to sources close to the company. The launch will kick off with an invite-only party at Skylight Studios in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood for key executives and advertisi ...

  2. Best Buy Lines Up UK Sites

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.S. retailer Best Buy is looking at a range of possible sites in southern England and Wales with a view to launching in the United Kingdom next spring, property industry sources told Reuters on Monday. They said the American giant and British joi ...

  3. Total Music Shuts Down

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Total Music, the joint venture backed by Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment, among others, has shuttered, Billboard.biz can confirm. Multiple sources directly involved in the venture said all concerned agreed to stop funding the ef ...

  4. Report: Bertelsmann Wants $1.5bn for Sony BMG Stake

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann is valuing its stake in Sony BMG at $1.2 billion to $1.5 billion as the German media group escalates its efforts to pull out of the record music joint venture with Sony Corp, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. According to the r ...

  5. Bertelsmann Wants Out Of Sony BMG JV, Reports Claim

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The fate of the Sony BMG joint venture is on the cards, again. According to a report published today in the New York Times , German media group Bertelsmann is planning to intensify talks on pulling out of its recorded music JV with Japan's So ...

  6. Ingenious Plants Seed For Independiente's Blackbud

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British venture capital trust firm Ingenious is backing alternative rock band Blackbud's second album to the tune of £1.1 million ($2.17 million). This is the sixth joint venture Ingenious has undertaken with the London-based Independiente la ...

  7. Ingenious Forms JV With Peter Gabriel's Real World

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST The two venture capital trusts (VCTs) of London-based Ingenious have made a further joint investment, totaling £2 million ($3.9 million), supporting the North American release of Peter Gabriel's next solo album. The investment will be made th ...

  8. AEG Buys Chunk Of Marshall Arts

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Joint venture will be 'potent force.' Joint venture will be 'potent force.' News ...

  9. Live Nation Continues Expansion Plans

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Promotion giant bidding to buy Academy Music Group. Hamsard, the investment vehicle partly owned by live music giant Live Nation, is negotiating to acquire 51% of the Academy Music Group (AMG), a U.K. venue operator. Hamsard is a joint venture of ...

  10. AEG, DEAG Forge JV For Germany

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT AEG: Deal essentially a joint-venture. AEG: Deal essentially a joint-venture. News ...

  11. The Indies

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ministry's 13 Planet Records has entered a joint venture with New York's Megaforce Records/MRI, giving the veteran industrial act access to Sony BMG's RED Distribution. Read Todd Martens' column. Ministry's 13 Planet Recor ...

  12. Japan Welcomes Napster

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Forms joint venture with Tower to launch. Forms joint venture with Tower to launch. News ...

  13. Damon Dash, IDJ Call It Quits

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Joint venture off after three months. Joint venture off after three months. News ...

  14. Clear Channel Sets Up Chinese Venture

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment today (March 7) announced a 50-year joint venture with Beijing Gehua Cultural Development Group (Gehua Group), the state-owned cultural agency. Clear Channel Entertainment today (March 7) announced a 50-year joint ventu ...

  15. Foreigners Can Invest In Chinese TV Prod'n Firms

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST China will allow foreign investors to buy stakes in television production companies, a move that will give them wider access to the world's largest TV market. HONG KONG (The Hollywood Reporter) -- China will allow foreign investors to buy sta ...

  16. Sanctuary, Kobalt Form Venture

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British companies Sanctuary Music Publishing and Kobalt Music Group are extending their ties by forming a non-exclusive joint venture. British companies Sanctuary Music Publishing and Kobalt Music Group are extending their ties by forming a non-ex ...

  17. Agency Group Ready To Publish

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Touring firm enters joint venture with Bob Grace. Touring firm enters joint venture with Bob Grace. News ...

  18. Universal Canada, Distributor Form Pact

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Canada and DEP Distribution Exclusive have entered a joint-venture relationship in which Universal Music Canada assumes a minority shareholding interest in the 8-year-old Montreal-base Universal Music Canada and DEP Distribution Ex ...