In an effort to further expand its footprint in emerging markets Cherry Lane Music Publishing Company, Inc. has signed a sub-publishing agreement with Fairwood/BKP Music (Arabia) fz-llc for representation in the Middle East region.

Dubai-based Fairwood/BKP Music is an independent music publishing company and a joint venture between UAE based music production leader, BKP Music and the UK's Fairwood Music (International).

Fairwood Music has represented such artists as U2, Cat Stevens, David Bowie and Bob Marley over the years.

The deal was negotiated by Cherry lane executive VP of business development Mike Connelly, and Cherry Lane VP of business affairs Keith Hauprich and by Yoosuf for Fairwood/BKP Music (Arabia).