Headlines: Catalog Valuations On The Rise

  in Industry News

Nov 23, 2020

The Killers' Catalog Acquired in Eldridge's First Music Publishing Deal (Billboard)

Eldridge, based in Greenwich, Connecticut, owns stakes in television and film production companies MRC, dick clark productions, A24 and Fulwell 23; as well as the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, Rolling Stone and Variety; and the Los Angeles Dodgers and Spectrum SportsNet LA.

Could Epidemic Sound Really Be Worth More Than $1B? (MBW)

What if Epidemic Sound was to spin off its catalog of music via an IPO… but not the operating company (with all its associated operating cost) that ultimately caused its losses last year?

Warner Music Ends Pandemic Year With Solid Digital Growth, Flat Overall Revenue(Billboard)

Warner Music Group managed to hold its own in the fourth quarter, producing revenues of $1.126 billion versus $1.124 billion, an increase of $2 million. But on the 12-month period, WMG was down slightly to $4.463 billion from $4.475 billion in the prior year, a decrease of $12 million, or 0.27%.