With debt at rock-bottom prices and many of the traditional buyers of music assets sidelined, both banks and lending funds have focused on the music industry. What is the state of lending against music assets in 2012? This panel will discuss issues including valuation, asset classes, the underwriting process, loan structures, tax concerns, covenants and the lending process generally.
As managing director of Factory Records, a successful UK indie record label, Eric has had considerable experience of artistes financial needs. As the manager of bands Eric knows too well the expectations of artistes with regard to funding. As a taxation practitioner Eric has been involved in advising on tax efficient fund raising for international artistes for a variety of purposes. Eric’s considerable commercial experience including a non executive directorship of a pharmaceutical company has... Read More →
Since joining Massarsky Consulting in 2001, Nari Matsuura has been conducting music catalog valuations on behalf of private equity and music publishers across a wide array of assets, including Alan Parsons Project, Andreas Carlsson, Arthouse, Boosey & Hawkes, Bicycle Music, EMI Music Publishing, J&N Publishing, Lionsgate, Marvin Hamlisch, Music Theatre International, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Saban Music Group, Tupac Shakur, as well as numerous production music libraries, and film and television... Read More →
My practice focuses on corporate transactions (mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures and venture capital) with an emphasis on companies in the entertainment/media industry. I have represented private equity funds, hedge funds and other public and private companies in a broad range of industries, including telecom, e-commerce, defense technologies, energy, toy manufacturing, regulated biologicals, insurance, financial services, outsourcing and retail. | | My music... Read More →
Wayne Wald is ashareholder in the New York City office of Akerman Senterfitt LLP, a national law firm with more than 525 attorneys in 18 offices accross the country. Mr. Wald focuses his practice in corporate and securities law, particularly capital formation and merger and acquisition transactions. He represents public and private companies, including private equity sponsor owned or controlled companies, with respect to all aspects of their business, including corporate governance issues, SEC... Read More →
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