Universal Music Group has now completed the acquisition of BMG Music
Publishing following clearance by the European Commission earlier this week.

The combined company, which will operate under the Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) banner, will include a roster of both local and international chart-topping songwriters and composers, as well as a vast catalog of recordings.

These include Mariah Carey, Paul Simon, Prince, Ludacris, Dave Grohl, Justin Timberlake, Maroon5, Michel Sardou, Juanes, U2, Shania Twain, Christina Aguilera, Anastasia, the Killers, Franz Ferdinand, 50 Cent, Mary J. Blige, R Kelly, No Doubt, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, and the catalogs of Elton John, Barry Manilow, Henry Mancini, Gilbert Becaud, Leonard Bernstein, The Scorpions, Puccini and Ravel, among many others.