Warner, EMI eyeing a duet

Zeitchik, Steven; Masson, Gordon
April 2006
Daily Variety;4/25/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 16, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of sound recording companies Warner Music and EMI to resume the merger deal in Europe. Citigroup and UBS have been chosen to advise EMI while in Warner made a similar agreement with Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers. A company worth an estimated 7.15 billion dollars will be created by the deal.


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