Sanctuary Group plc

  1. Elton John Forms New Company: Rocket Music Entertainment Group

    June 30, 2011 4:28 PM EDT Elton John , who recently left Twenty-First Artists, the management company he co-founded in 1999, has formed a new music company called the Rocket Music Entertainment Group. The company "is set up to be an all-encompassing music company with ...

  2. UMG Seals Sanctuary Buyout Deal

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group will take London-based Sanctuary Group plc into private hands after today winning shareholder approval for a buyout. In a statement issued just before the close of trading on the London Stock Exchange, UMG confirmed it had re ...

  3. Sanctuary Eyes Profitability By 2008, Or Later

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British independent music firm Sanctuary Group Plc today warned that its recorded product division "continues to suffer," adding that it would not achieve overall profitability until 2008 or later. In a trading update to the London Stock ...

  4. Drive-Thru Ponders Its Future

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Southern California rock indie Drive-Thru Records has a distribution deal via Sanctuary Records through early 2008, but with the latter drastically trimming its U.S. label operations in coming months , Drive-Thru is investigating a way out, says l ...

  5. Sanctuary Reshapes U.S. Records Unit

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British independent music company Sanctuary Group Plc says it is "making good progress" with its program of strategic disposals, and will undergo a realignment of its recorded product operations in the United States. The ailing firm had ...

  6. Sanctuary, The Orchard Pact

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST British music company Sanctuary Group plc and The Orchard have formed a marketing relationship, in which The Orchard will support both new releases and catalogue titles in markets outside of North America and the UK. The Orchard will promote Sanct ...

  7. Sanctuary Posts Year Loss, Considers Asset Sale

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST British music company Sanctuary Group Plc said on Friday (Jan. 26) it was considering selling parts of the group as it posted an annual loss, hit by refinancing and restructuring costs. "The board is currently considering a number of opportun ...

  8. Knowles Buys-Back MWE For $5M

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mathew Knowles has reclaimed control of MWE. British-based independent music firm Sanctuary Group plc said today (July 6) it has sold MW Entertainment, Productions and Management Inc (MWE) to Knowles Mathew Knowles has reclaimed control of MWE. Br ...

  9. Knowles Buys-Back MWE For $5M

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sale ends rocky 3-year relationship. Mathew Knowles has reclaimed control of MWE. British-based independent music firm Sanctuary Group plc said today (July 6) it has sold MW Entertainment, Productions and Management Inc (MWE) to Knowles for $5 mil ...

  10. Sanctuary Says Results On Target

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Earlier financial accounts to be restated. Sanctuary Group plc today (April 28) admitted it would restate previous financial accounts but said that expectations for its underlying business remained on track. Underlying current trading remains &quo ...

  11. Sanctuary Records Group CEO To Exit

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lipsky to assist with transition until June 30. Tom Lipsky, CEO/president of Sanctuary Records Group in North America, will be leaving the company effective June 30 to pursue other opportunities. The move is part of the global restructuring the Sa ...

  12. Sanctuary Appoints Ayling As Non-Exec Chair

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group plc's search for a non-executive chairman is over. The independent music firm today (April 4) confirmed the appointment of esteemed British executive Bob Ayling to the post. Sanctuary Group plc's search for a non-executiv ...

  13. Sanctuary Appoints Ayling As Non-Exec Chair

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group plc's search for a non-executive chairman is over. The independent music firm today (April 4) confirmed the appointment of esteemed British executive Bob Ayling to the post. Sanctuary Group plc's search for a non-executiv ...

  14. Sanctuary Vet Miller Splits

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group plc stalwart Mike Miller has resigned from the group to pursue "new opportunities," the London-based independent music firm said today (April 3). Sanctuary Group plc stalwart Mike Miller has resigned from the group to pur ...

  15. Sanctuary Vet Miller Splits

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Group plc stalwart Mike Miller has resigned from the group to pursue "new opportunities," the London-based independent music firm said today (April 3). Sanctuary Group plc stalwart Mike Miller has resigned from the group to pur ...

  16. U.K.'s VPL/PPL Appoints Head Of Broadcasting

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST John McGuire has been appointed head of broadcasting for British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd and its sister company Video Performance Ltd. John McGuire has been appointed head of broadcasting for British collecting society Phon ...

  17. Sanctuary Confirms Funding Lifeline

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST British independent music firm Sanctuary Group Plc today (Feb. 3) confirmed details of a heavily-discounted £110 million ($195 million) equity fund raising as it attempts to recover from heavy lo British independent music firm Sanctuary G ...

  18. Sanctuary Confirms Funding Lifeline

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST British independent music firm Sanctuary Group Plc today (Feb. 3) confirmed details of a heavily-discounted £110 million ($195 million) equity fund raising as it attempts to recover from heavy lo British independent music firm Sanctuary G ...

  19. Sanctuary Confirms Funding Lifeline

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST British independent music firm Sanctuary Group Plc today (Feb. 3) confirmed details of a heavily-discounted £110 million ($195 million) equity fund raising as it attempts to recover from heavy lo British independent music firm Sanctuary G ...

  20. Sanctuary Signals Rescue Deal

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Debt-burdened Sanctuary Group plc is close to reaching agreement on an equity fund raising that would help secure its immediate future, the British independent music group says. However, news of a pot Debt-burdened Sanctuary Group plc is close to ...

  21. Sanctuary Signals Rescue Deal

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Debt-burdened Sanctuary Group plc is close to reaching agreement on an equity fund raising that would help secure its immediate future, the British independent music group says. However, news of a pot Debt-burdened Sanctuary Group plc is close to ...

  22. Sanctuary Explores New Fund Raising

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary Group plc today (Dec. 5) admitted it is likely to require addition funding "in the near term" as it confirmed it was closing in on the sale of its music publishing and studio businesses. Sanctuary Group plc today (Dec. 5) admit ...

  23. Sanctuary Explores New Fund Raising

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sanctuary Group plc today (Dec. 5) admitted it is likely to require addition funding "in the near term" as it confirmed it was closing in on the sale of its music publishing and studio businesses. Sanctuary Group plc today (Dec. 5) admit ...

  24. Sanctuary Chairman Taylor Switches Role

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Andy Taylor is to step down as executive chairman of financially-pressed Sanctuary Group plc, the British company said Nov. 18. Andy Taylor is to step down as executive chairman of financially-pressed Sanctuary Group plc, the British company said ...

  25. Sanctuary Chairman Taylor Switches Role

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Andy Taylor is to step down as executive chairman of financially-pressed Sanctuary Group plc, the British company said today (Nov. 18). Taylor, co-founder of the London-based independent music firm, i Andy Taylor is to step down as executive chair ...

  26. Sanctuary Chairman Taylor Switches Role

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hunt is on for non-exec chairman. Andy Taylor is to step down as executive chairman of financially-pressed Sanctuary Group plc, the British company said today (Nov. 18). Taylor, co-founder of the London-based independent music firm, is expected to ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. Sanctuary Group Names Commercial Director

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London based independent Sanctuary Group plc has appointed Simon Cox group commercial director. London based independent Sanctuary Group plc has appointed Simon Cox group commercial director. A chartered accountant, Cox has more than 20 years' ...

  30. U.K.'s Sanctuary Posts Full-Year Gains

    January 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A banner year for live music helped U.K. independent Sanctuary Group plc record year-on-year pre-tax profit growth of 20% to £17 million ($30 million) for the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2003. A banner year for live music helped U.K. inde ...

  31. U.K.'s Sanctuary Posts Full-Year Gains

    January 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A banner year for live music helped U.K. independent Sanctuary Group plc record year-on-year pre-tax profit growth of 20% to £17 million ($30 million) for the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2003. A banner year for live music helped U.K. inde ...