REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review
The week's big news was the sale of EMI by Citigroup at prices that prove investors still value legacy music companies and catalogs. Universal grabbed the recorded music division for $1.9B and a Sony led group including Michael Jackson's Estate and David Geffen bought EMI Publishing for $2.2B. Join the discussion: What do you think of Universal buying EMI?
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