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  1. EDM King Bob Sillerman’s SFX Compensation Doubled to $30 Million in 2013

    May 05, 2014 6:44 PM EDT Bob Sillerman, the colorful and controversial founder and CEO of publicly-traded EDM conglomerate SFX Entertainment, saw his total compensation double to over $30 million in 2013 thanks to an increase in a variety of option and stock awards. Sil ...

  2. Pandora, Live Nation Shares Rise High, SFX Down

    January 30, 2014 7:37 PM EST Shares of the two largest publicly traded music companies soared Thursday (Jan. 30) as markets rebounded from two days of losses. Pandora shares reached a new high of $37.95 before closing up 11% at $36.53, and shares of Live Nation climbed to a 5 ...

  3. SFX Enters Ticketing Business with $16.2 Million Acquisition of Europe's Paylogic

    December 03, 2013 8:01 AM EST In a continuation of its digital expansion, SFX Entertainment has entered into the live event ticketing business with the acquisition of European ticketing company Paylogic. SFX has purchased 75% of Paylogic for about $16.2 million. The ticketi ...

  4. SFX Beefing Up Digital Capabilities, Plans to Buy Tunezy, Fame House and Arc90

    October 24, 2013 12:59 PM EDT SFX Entertainment's buying spree is extending well beyond the concert promoters that create the core of the EDM company's business model. Its next three additions, Tunezy, Fame House and Arc90, will give SFX a variety of digital capabi ...

  5. Business Matters: First Day of SFX Trading Highlights Intricacies of IPO Market

    October 09, 2013 7:50 PM EDT SFX Entertainment had a market value of $1.05 billion on Tuesday evening (Oct. 8). By the following afternoon, after SFX’s first day on the Nasdaq, the company’s market value had fallen to $919.2 million. That's the IPO market for you.   An ...

  6. SFX Entertainment Raises $260 Million in IPO Pricing; Company Valued at Over $1 Billion

    October 08, 2013 10:14 PM EDT Bob Sillerman's SFX Entertainment has raised $260 million on Wall Street ahead if its public market debut on Wednesday  (Oct. 9). SFX raised $260 million on Wall Street ahead if tomorrow's public market debut. The two-year-old EDM busi ...

  7. SFX's Inaugural US Launch of TomorrowWorld Draws 140K Without Incident

    September 30, 2013 2:57 PM EDT The stakes were high for TomorrowWorld, the three-day EDM festival that took place this weekend (September 27-29) in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. And so were the risks ­-- some of them self-imposed. TomorrowWorld is the biggest play so far for ...

  8. SFX IPO: Robert Sillerman's Growing 'EMC' Empire

    June 27, 2013 4:16 PM EDT SFX Entertainment, the company that’s been snapping up global electronic music businesses since June of last year, filed for an IPO on Monday that revealed its executive team, potential challenges, and several of its next moves. In addition to ...

  9. SFX IPO: Betting on EDM’s Growth Potential

    June 27, 2013 2:21 PM EDT With SFX filing for an IPO , the promoter is effectively asking investors to bet on the growth potential behind the $4.5 billion EDM market and the company's ability to build a successful business around the culture surrounding EDM. SFX ev ...

  10. SFX Files for $175 Million IPO

    June 27, 2013 3:21 AM EDT SFX is pursuing an IPO. Robert Sillerman’s entertainment empire SFX Entertainment has reportedly filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission seeking to raise up to $175 million in an initial public offering. The capital raised by an IPO ...

  11. Beatport’s First Weeks as an SFX Company: Q&A With Matthew Adell

    April 18, 2013 7:31 PM EDT SFX announced its acquisition of Denver-based dance music hub Beatport – one of dance music’s original grassroots businesses – at the end of February. Since then, CEO Matthew Adell has forged deep relationships with his fellow SFX acquirees, l ...

  12. SFX Purchases 75% Stake in ID&T, Announce U.S. Edition of Tomorrowland at Ultra

    March 21, 2013 1:00 AM EDT SFX and ID&T have taken the next step in their partnership, with SFX acquiring 75% of the Dutch promoter and the companies announcing the first U.S. edition of Tomorrowland, ID&T's flagship event held annually in Belgium (July 26-28 ...

  13. SFX Buys Beatport

    February 26, 2013 9:55 PM EST 6 1.845 k 227 0 SFX Entertainment continues its buying spree in the EDM world with the purchase of music-download site Beatport, a source confirmed to Billboard.biz today. The deal was for slightly more than $50 million, the source said, although SFX chie ...

  14. Mark Cuban, Guggenheim's Todd Boehly, Charlie Walker, More Talk EDM and Investing at Touring Conference

    November 11, 2012 2:13 PM EST Full House: The room was packed for "Spinning The Turnstiles In New Directions: New Partners & Strategies in the Live Music Space" (Photo: Michael Seto) Sure, EDM is all the rage on the touring and festival circuit right now -- but w ...

  15. Robert F.X. Sillerman's Empire State of Mind

    August 30, 2012 5:55 PM EDT After conquering both radio and live music, Robert F.X. Sillerman now has $1 billion to spend and his sights set on electronic dance music's explosive live space. Bob Sillerman is laying on a black marble countertop, against a black brocade w ...

  16. Robert F. X. Sillerman Returning To Live Biz, Eying EDM Companies: Report

    June 05, 2012 10:16 PM EDT Media mogul Robert F. X. Sillerman is reportedly making a return to the live entertainment business -- this time with hopes of capitalizing on the latest electronic dance music trend. Sillerman, who in the 1990s consolidated regional concert promo ...

  17. Elvis Presley Enterprises Names Marketing Head

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jankowski exits Access Marketing for role. Memphis-based Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. has named Paul Jankowski as its first-ever chief marketing officer, overseeing all aspects of global brand development. For the past five years, Jankowski ser ...

  18. Booking Vet Warg Joins Nederlander

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST CCE/SFX alum assumes exec VP post. CCE/SFX alum assumes exec VP post. News ...