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  1. Warner Music Bought by Len Blavatnik's Access Industries in $3.3 Billion Deal

    7:29 am 5/6/2011

    Blavatnik, who previously bid for MGM, was already an investor in the third-largest music company and is a former board member.Read more

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  2. Live Nation Puts In Bid For Warner Recorded Music

    11:40 pm 3/31/2011

    The concert and ticketing company's offer comes after it largely abandoned plans to compete with record labels by signing superstar artists like Madonna and Jay-Z.Read more

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  3. Sean Parker Mulling Bid on Warner Music Group (Report)

    1:21 am 3/12/2011

    Could the man who famously fought the major labels — and made millions on Facebook -- end up owning the one that went after him?Read more

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  4. VEVO to Live Stream Bonnaroo Music Festival

    10:29 am 3/9/2011

    The music video service is co-owned by Universal Music Group and Sony Music; EMI licenses its content. Read more

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  5. Warner Music Group Businesses Receive More Than 10 Bids in Auction

    7:05 am 3/1/2011

    Among the potential buyers: publishing houses BMG and Sony/ATV and investment group Blavatnik, which already owns 2% of WMG. Universal Music did not bid, according to Bloomberg. Read more

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  6. Warner Music Quarterly Revenue Falls 14%

    4:58 am 2/8/2011

    Despite successes with Kid Rock and Bruno Mars releases, the company’s financials decline amid continued physical sales decreases, leading the stock to drop sharply. Read more

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  7. Now That Citigroup Has Taken Over EMI, What's Next?

    2:24 pm 2/1/2011

    Billboard's senior correspondent breaks down Tuesday's acquisition of debt-straddled EMI and looks ahead to its future. Read more

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  8. Warner Music Boss Edgar Bronfman Jr. Fined $6.7 million

    7:03 am 1/21/2011

    A French judge also handed down a suspended 15-month prison sentence, ruling that he manipulated stock prices as a senior executive at Vivendi Universal.Read more

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  9. Report: Warner Music Group Hires Goldman Sachs to Find Buyer

    10:19 pm 1/20/2011

    Warner is said to be aiming to find a potential buyer for all or part of the company.Read more

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  10. Warner Music Group Names Cameron Strang CEO of Warner/Chappell

    5:25 am 1/4/2011

    The company has also acquired his Southside Independent Music Publishing. Read more

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