Investors want to Invest in Music Rights Companies – SESAC Restructuring Oversubscribed (Who is Next?)

It seems like there is a very large appetite for music rights investment at the moment. SESAC has just completed a refinancing of its capital structure, which has seen it sell off $530 million in…

Facebook sign licensing deals with major rights-holders Kobalt, GMR, and SESAC

Facebook are fixing their issues with music copyrights one step at a time and some big new licensing deals mark a big step. Facebook have faced criticism for the rife infringement of music copyrights on…

Warner/Chappell sign to Sesac’s new music licensing service

Major record label Warner/Chappell have signed to newly launched Mint Digital Services music licensing company created by SESAC and SUISA. Mint Digital Services is the new transatlantic music licensing company created in collaboration between US…

SESAC’s purchase could’ve cost Blackstone a giant $1 billion

2017 kicked off with a monumental purchase of music rights organisation SESAC by Blackstone equity firm in a deal said to be valued up to $1 billion. Last week private equity firm Rizvi Traverse Management arranged…

SESAC and SUISA join forces for the first transatlantic music rights organisation

SESAC Holdings and SUISA have come together from across the ocean to launch Mint Digital Licensing, a collaborative rights collecting organisation. It seems an unlikely match, Swiss collecting society SUISA and US music rights managers…