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  1. Analyst: Universal Music Play for Part of EMI May Be Right Deal at Wrong Time

    8:44 am 11/9/2011

    UBS expert Polo Tang says an acquisition could hurt investor sentiment toward corporate parent Vivendi following a report that the music label is in the lead to acquire EMI's recorded music unit.Read more

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  2. EMI: Access/Warner Music Pulls Out of Auction

    7:10 pm 10/30/2011

    Sources confirm that Len Blavatnik's Access Industries, which was said to be the front-runner in the bidding, has pulled out of the auction for EMI's recorded music operation. Will its exit open the door for UMG to step in? Read more

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  3. Len Blavatnik's Warner Music Closing in on EMI's Artists Division (Report)

    7:35 am 10/28/2011

    BMG Rights is thought likely to snap up the London-based record company's publishing business. Read more

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  4. Warner Music Group Names Former MGM Vice Chair Stephen Cooper CEO

    12:14 pm 8/19/2011

    With the turnaround expert running day-to-day operations, Edgar Bronfman Jr. will serve as chairman, while Lyor Cohen, chairman and CEO, recorded music and Cameron Strang, chairman and CEO of Warner/Chappell Music, keep their posts.Read more

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  5. CAA-Partnered Private Equity Firm, Owner of 'American Idol' CKx Consider EMI Bids

    7:24 am 8/17/2011

    David Bonderman’s TPG Capital and Apollo Global Management are among those performing due diligence.Read more

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  6. Can the Movie Soundtrack Be Saved?

    2:29 pm 8/6/2011

    The traditional song compilation long has been an afterthought, but after years of plummeting sales, music execs are finding new ways to connect with choosy listeners.Read more

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  7. Warner Music Group's Quarterly Loss Narrows

    5:10 am 8/4/2011

    The music major, which was recently taken private, benefited from a LimeWire settlement and releases from the likes of Cee Lo Green and Bruno Mars.Read more

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  8. Warner Music Group Shareholders Approve Sale

    6:49 am 7/6/2011

    The company says the acquisition by Len Blavatnik's Access Industries is expected to close later this quarter.Read more

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  9. EMI Gears Up for 'Possible Sale' Read CEO Roger Faxon's Memo to Staff

    1:03 pm 6/20/2011

    EMI issued a statement on Monday saying that it has launched an effort to find a new owner, among other "strategic alternatives." Read more

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  10. A&R Exec Steve McDonald Exits Warner Bros. Records

    9:35 am 6/10/2011

    After a year at the label, the Redd Kross rocker-turned-executive returns to punk rock supergroup Off! full-time.Read more

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