The Music Industry & Investing Landscape (Newsletter)
Capital is flowing into music IP investing with acquisition activity remaining high. The combination of capital formation and increased acquisition activity has led music IP valuations to trend upwards over the past few years.
Right now, interest rates favor music publishing. “This is where the action is,” says Miles Cooley, a lawyer at DLA Piper who has represented both buyers and sellers. If the Fed holds course, the party will continue at least through 2023.
Labels need to start thinking about how they can better support professional songwriters with new commercial relationships – after all, songwriters are the fuel in the engine.