Session 14: Financial Bets 2021 - Closing, Buying Up, Investing in Music

April 22, 2021 | 10:30 am Pacific Daylight Time
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Jeremy Peters

Jeremy Peters

Assistant Professor, Wayne State University College; Partner/Co-Owner, Quite Scientific Records; Advisor, Detroit Sound Conservancy; President, Board of Directors, Audivi, Detroit, MI, USA

Tak	Umezawa

Tak Umezawa

Partner & Japan Chairman, A.T. Kearney, Tokyo, Japan


Financial Bets 2021 – Closing, Buying Up, Investing in Music

10:30 am PDT / 11:30 am MDT / 12:30 pm CDT / 1:30 pm EDT 

What a year in terms of buying and selling of music companies, despite the uncertainty and turmoil! Whole portfolios of music rights and entire companies have been rapidly being bought and sold. Venues were offered a cents-on-the-dollar buyout offers. What will be the drives for funding and acqusitions in the future, and can it be used to fund live music and local music growth? Is this a global trend? Where will money come from in the future to create new music? What will be real estate terms for new or changed venues? Who will be the future investors in local music and music ecosystems?