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  1. HMV Secures Mama Group Shares

    February 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. entertainment retailer HMV Group said it has secured acceptances of 56.4% of the shares in live venue joint venture partner Mama Group. HMV had the backing of the share-holding Mama company directors for its Dec. 23 offer of 5.4 pence (8.6 ce ...

  2. Murphy Splits With U.K.'s MAMA Group

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Philip Murphy, COO and company secretary of MAMA Group plc, has stepped down from the London-based media and marketing firm. Together with Adam Driscoll, Murphy co-founded in 1999 Channelfly plc, the company from which MAMA was established. Murphy ...

  3. Terra Firma Closing In On EMI

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT More than a quarter of music giant EMI's shareholders have accepted Terra Firma's takeover offer, the European private equity firm said today. By 1pm ET yesterday (July 19), Terra Firma's proposal had garnered 26.19% acceptance amon ...

  4. UMG's Sanctuary Offer Extended

    July 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group has extended until July 26 its cash offer to buy the financially-troubled British independent firm Sanctuary Group. On June 15 , UMG-subsidiary Centenary Music confirmed its intention to acquire Sanctuary at 20 pence ($0.40) ...

  5. EMI Sale Deadline Extended

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Terra Firma, the European private equity firm, has extended the deadline required for EMI Group Plc to accept its £2.4 billion ($4.7 billion) acquisition bid to July 4. Terra Firma had originally given EMI, the U.K.-based multinational music compa ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. EMI Confirms Approach

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Group plc is the target of a takeover. The British music major confirmed in a statement to the London Stock Exchange today (Nov. 28) that it has "received a preliminary approach for the company wh EMI Group plc is the target of a takeover ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Sanctuary Optimistic As Stock Woes Deepen

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stock in Sanctuary Group continued in its downward trend after the British independent firm today (Sept. 21) reported its third profit warning since June. The company has also openly blamed its expans Stock in Sanctuary Group continued in its down ...

  11. Sanctuary Optimistic As Stock Woes Deepen

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stock in Sanctuary Group continued in its downward trend after the British independent firm today (Sept. 21) reported its third profit warning since June. The company has also openly blamed its expans Stock in Sanctuary Group continued in its down ...

  12. Sanctuary Buy-out Talks Collapse

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Financially-pressed independent music company Sanctuary Group today (Aug. 23) confirmed that talks on a buy-out had fallen through and that trading conditions remained "difficult" going forward. Financially-pressed independent music comp ...

  13. Sanctuary Buy-out Talks Collapse

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Financially-pressed independent music company Sanctuary Group today (Aug. 23) confirmed that talks on a buy-out had fallen through and that trading conditions remained "difficult" going forward. Financially-pressed independent music comp ...

  14. Sanctuary Tumbles On Records Warning

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stock in Sanctuary Group has taken a massive hit after the independent British music firm today (June 17) issued a profit warning. The company's share price fell 30% to 30p in morning trading on the L Stock in Sanctuary Group has taken a mass ...

  15. Sanctuary Tumbles On Records Warning

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stock in Sanctuary Group has taken a massive hit after the independent British music firm today (June 17) issued a profit warning. The company's share price fell 30% to 30p in morning trading on the L Stock in Sanctuary Group has taken a mass ...

  16. Clear Channel, MCD Make Move On Mean Fiddler

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mean Fiddler Music Group confirmed March 11 that Clear Channel Entertainment and MCD Productions are lining up a takeover bid. Following speculation and frenzied trading on the London stock exchange, LONDON -- Mean Fiddler Music Group confirmed Ma ...

  17. Clear Channel, MCD Make Move On Mean Fiddler

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mean Fiddler Music Group today confirmed Clear Channel Entertainment and MCD Productions are lining-up a takeover bid. Mean Fiddler Music Group confirmed today (March 11) that Clear Channel Entertainment and MCD Productions are lining up a takeove ...

  18. Clear Channel, MCD Make Move On Mean Fiddler

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mean Fiddler Music Group confirmed today (March 11) that Clear Channel Entertainment and MCD Productions are lining up a takeover bid. Mean Fiddler Music Group confirmed today (March 11) that Clear Channel Entertainment and MCD Productions are lin ...

  19. U.K.'s Mean Fiddler Confirms Takeover Bid

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST British venue owner and concert promoter Mean Fiddler Music Group has confirmed that it is the target of a takeover bid. The company admitted its position on Feb. 14 after its stock soared 12% on the LONDON -- British venue owner and concert promo ...

  20. U.K.'s Mean Fiddler Confirms Takeover Bid

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST British venue owner and concert promoter Mean Fiddler Music Group has confirmed that it is the target of a takeover bid. British venue owner and concert promoter Mean Fiddler Music Group has confirmed that it is the target of a takeover bid. The c ...

  21. Mean Fiddler Confirms Takeover Bid

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST British venue owner and concert promoter Mean Fiddler Music Group has confirmed that it is the target of a takeover bid. British venue owner and concert promoter Mean Fiddler Music Group has confirmed that it is the target of a takeover bid. The c ...