TITLE

Rodgers & Hammerstein Music Sold

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Avram
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;4/27/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 17, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of Imagem Music Group to acquire the rights to music of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, the licensing agency that owns the rights to the songs and music of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, and other Broadway musicals and composers. According to André de Raaf, chief executive of Imagem, the acquisition parallels Boosey & Hawkes that Imagem acquired from HgCapital. Also included is the deal with Midway Investment and Development Co. announced by Chicago, Illinois.
ACCESSION #
44127751

 

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