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15 July 2014

Andreessen Horowitz re-ups investment in Rap Genius via $40m round

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has backed a $40m round for line-by-line annotation site Rap Genius, which was led by Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans owner Dan Gilbert.

11 April 2014

Roth Capital Partners backs music apps company Smule

Social music apps provider Smule has raised $16.6m in a round led by Roth Capital Partners.

7 April 2014

Ares Management secures controlling stake in Guitar Center

Private equity firm Ares Management has acquired a controlling interest in Bain Capital-backed musical instruments and recording equipment retailer Guitar Center.

10 March 2014

Music identification business Shazam nets another $20m of financing

Venture capital-backed music identification app maker Shazam has picked up another $20m of financing, pushing the total raised by the company to $92m.

28 January 2014

Round Hill Music secures nearly $70m for royalty fund

Round Hill Music has raised nearly $70m from 19 LPs for its $200m-targeting royalty fund, according to a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

1 October 2013

Soundrop raises $3.4m from Northzone, Investinor

Oslo-based social music service Soundrop has raised $3.4m with the help of Northzone and Investinor, which led the investment round.

4 September 2013

ABS Capital drives iZotope expansion with $12m investment

iZotope Later-stage growth investor ABS Capital Partners has poured $12m into audio technology company iZotope and added general partner Laura Witt to the company’s board of directors.

30 April 2013

Nettwerk Music strikes a chord with Beedie Capital in $10m financing

Fun. Beedie Capital Partners has re-upped its investment in music management and marketing company Nettwerk Music Group by backing a $10.25m equity growth financing round.

6 February 2013

Ingenious launches two live events-focused fundraisings

music-festival5_sq Ingenious, the London-based media and entertainment-focused investment and advisory firm, has launched two fundraising initiatives aimed at investing up to £30m in the live events market.

23 January 2013

Hilco UK buys up HMV debt from Lloyds, RBS

broken-cd_sq Hilco UK, the retail restructuring specialist, has effectively taken control of HMV by buying up the stricken music retailer’s bank debt.

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