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4 June 2015

XAnge PE, TCV back music, video disturbution service Believe Digital with $60m

headphones Europe's XAnge Private Equity has teamed with Technology Crossover Ventures for a $60m growth capital investment in music and video distribution service Believe Digital.

28 April 2015

Novacap-backed B2B music company Stingray eyes C$120m IPO

still-music-791975-m Business-to-business music provider Stingray Digital Group could raise around C$120m ($99m) at its upcoming IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

21 January 2015

DN-backed music app Shazam valued at $1bn after $30m investment round

music-3-778197-m Music recognition app Shazam has pulled in $30m investment valuing the company at over $1bn.

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.

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