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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Warner Music Quarterly Loss Widens to $38 Million

    4:38 am 5/10/2011

    Top sellers in the quarter included Bruno Mars, R.E.M., Wiz Khalifa and Cee Lo Green as digital business contributed 48 percent of revenue in the company’s U.S. recorded music unit.Read more

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