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  1. Startup Boutique Publisher Run by David Renzer Sees Opportunity in the Market

    August 08, 2012 8:15 PM EDT After two years where a half-dozen midsize music publishing firms disappeared due to consolidation, the marketplace is about to get a "newcomer" who's a force to be reckoned with. Former Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) chair ...

  2. Exclusive: David Renzer, Former UMPG Chairman/CEO, Named Saban Capital Group's Pres. Music Ventures

    August 06, 2012 7:00 AM EDT David Renzer, who previously headed up the Universal Music Publishing Group as chairman/CEO, has resurfaced in music publishing with a deep-pocket backer the Saban Capital Group, a private investment firm established by Haim Saban. The Renzer and ...

  3. Retail Briefs: NARM Upgrades Database, IRIS To Distribute Saban Artists

    November 18, 2011 7:34 AM EST NARM Upgrades Database NARM has rolled out upgrades to its 15-year old database of music releases, which is dubbed the NARM Product Platform. Starting this week, the product database features a new, streamlined web interface that allows for simple ...

  4. Bug Music For Sale Again

    July 20, 2011 7:42 AM EDT Bug Music, which was up for sale in an aborted auction last summer, is back on the block, according to sources. The auction is once again being run by JP Morgan Chase, and according to Bloomberg News, which broke the news. Bids are due next week. ...

  5. Univision Names Randy Falco President and CEO

    June 29, 2011 4:56 PM EDT Univision Communications has promoted COO and executive vp Randy Falco to the posts of president and CEO. The appointment follows the departure of former president and CEO Joe Uva earlier this year. Falco, 57, is a former AOL chairman and CEO and ...

  6. Univision President/CEO Joe Uva Stepping Down Next Month

    March 14, 2011 2:10 PM EDT Univision President and CEO Joe Uva will leave the company when his contract expires on April 2, the company announced in a statement today. Uva has been in the post for four years and decided not to renew his agreement, the statement says. The co ...

  7. Bug Music Acquires Saban Music Group

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bug Music, back in growth mode, has acquired the Saban Music Group catalog, which includes themes and background music from cartoons like the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Addams Family Reunion and Princess Sissi. ...

  8. Mexico's Televisa To Take 5% Stake In Univision

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has agreed to take a 5% stake in U.S. Spanish-language media company Univision Communications, which it can grow in the future, and to extend and expand the companies' long-term program license agreement. Th ...

  9. Publishing Briefs: Jon Bon Jovi, Primary Wave, Bug and more

    October 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Jon Bon Jovi has renewed an administration agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group, with a new long-term, exclusive worldwide agreement. In addition to overseeing the superstar's extensive catalog, the deal covers future works. -- ...

  10. FCC Approves Univision Sale

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the FCC has approved the acquisition of Univision Communications by investor group Broadcasting Media Partners (BMP). The sale was set at approximately $12.3 billion or $36.25 per share. Once the acquisition is finalized, which is exp ...

  11. Univision Names New CEO

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST The private investor group that acquired Univision Communications Inc. has named Joe Uva, president and CEO of OMD Worldwide, to succeed the Spanish broadcaster's CEO when the acquisition closes, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday ...

  12. Disa Sues Univision Music

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claims breach of contract in lawsuit. Latin music label Disa Records said on Tuesday (July 18) it has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the music unit of Hispanic media company Univision Communications Inc. Mexico's Disa Records said ...

  13. Univision Board Approves Sale

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Univision Communications, the largest Spanish-language media company in the U.S. revealed Tuesday (June 27) it had agreed to sell the company to a group of private equity investors for $12.3 billion a Univision Communications, the largest Spanish- ...

  14. Ex-Fox Kids Europe CEO Joins VC Firm

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Fox Kids Europe CEO Ynon Kreiz has joined global venture firm Benchmark Capital to head its new European media business. LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Former Fox Kids Europe CEO Ynon Kreiz has joined global venture firm Benchmark Capit ...