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BMG, KKR to Partner on Music Rights Acquisitions

Amid a music catalog deal gold rush, Bertelsmann's music giant and the investment firm want to "deliver a compelling solution for artists, songwriters and other music rights owners seeking to realize and grow the value of their music assets."

Music, Digital Growth Boost First-Half Revenue at Germany’s Bertelsmann

German media giant Bertelsmann on Thursday reported its highest first-half revenue in 12 years, driven by its digital operations and what the company has designated as growth businesses, including music arm BMG.

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Star Ezra Miller Inks Development Deal With New Canadian Digital Studio

Ex-Tribeca exec Sol Guy and Canada's Bell Media will also co-produce a four-part series with CNN-backed Great Big Story.

BMG, BroadbandTV Launch Joint Venture to Promote Music Artists on YouTube

The Bertelsmann music division, led by Hartwig Masuch, will pact to launch Windfall to turn music talent into media stars.

Rapper M.I.A. Signs Publishing Deal With BMG

BMG Chrysalis U.K. called the British-Tamil musician "one of the great leaders and influencers and innovators in contemporary popular culture"

Bertelsmann Shopping Spree Boosts Revenue, Profit Drops

Over the past year and a half, the German media giant has taken control of music label BMG and merged publishing division Random House with Penguin

Sales Soar at German Giant Bertelsmann Following Buying Spree

The publishing merger of Bertelsmann’s Random House with Penguin and the full takeover of music rights group BMG help the group to strong first quarter results.

BMG France Signs Exclusive Songwriting Deal With Platinum-Selling Rapper La Fouine

One of France's biggest hip-hop stars, La Fouine has collaborated with U.S. rappers T-Pain and The Game.

BMG Moving Into China Music Market

“You can make money in China with music,” says Thomas Rabe, CEO of BMG parent Bertelsmann, announcing plans to expand in its music rights business in Asia.

Revenue, Profits Up at German Giant Bertelsmann

The owner of 'American Idol' Producer FremantleMedia, music group BMG and broadcaster RTL Group posts net profits of $1.2 billion for 2013.

Bertelsmann’s BMG to Acquire Dutch EDM Publisher Talpa Music

The company, co-founded by reality TV producer John de Mol, owns songs from the likes of Tiesto and Afrojack and its writers have written songs for the likes of Pitbull, David Guetta and

Germany 2013 in Review: Business Booms, Rupert Murdoch Doubles Down on Sports

Europe’s economic powerhouse enjoyed another year of growth, "Oh Boy" beat "Cloud Atlas," and Bertelsmann built its war chest for a possible international expansion.