MI2N
Music Industry News Network
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31ST
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Business News (more headlines) 03-08-2014

Sword, Rowe & Company Secures Launch Funding For Atlas Music Publishing

Bookmark and Share

Sword, Rowe & Company, a boutique investment bank focused on media, entertainment, technology and healthcare, advised on the launch and capitalization of Atlas Music Publishing, a new music publishing venture led by music executive Richard Stumpf. The firm was responsible for securing a substantial capital commitment from Virgo Investment Group and a select group of strategic investors. Managing Director Daniel Rowe served as financial advisor to Stumpf and Atlas Music Publishing.

"I think Richard has the experience and vision to create substantial value for both his songwriters and his investors."

Stumpf, a veteran music publisher, was most recently President of Imagem Music US and prior to that, SVP of Creative Services and Marketing at Cherry Lane Music Publishing. Throughout his career Stumpf has worked with artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, The Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Quincy Jones, The Who, Sammy Hagar, John Denver, NSYNC, Willie Nelson and others. He sits on Boards for the National Music Publishers Association, American Association of Independent Music, Association of Independent Music Publishers, and The Recording Academy, for which he is a voting member. "After helping build two successful boutiques, I recognized that the time was right to launch my own writer-focused publisher," said Stumpf. "Given his background and passion for the space, Dan Rowe was the ideal banker to partner with."

Sword, Rowe & Company has legacy domain expertise in media, and specifically in music and original content. The Firm's past clients include Capital Cities / ABC, ATO Pictures and the Hearst Corporation. The music industry is of particular interest to Rowe, a musician himself, who has worked on both the creative and business sides of the music industry for almost two decades. "A decade of disruption has left the music industry ripe with opportunity," said Rowe. "I think Richard has the experience and vision to create substantial value for both his songwriters and his investors."

Of note, Sword, Rowe & Co. also participated as an investor and owns a small minority position in Atlas Music Publishing. The firm has been increasing its merchant banking and co-investing activity since its re-launch in October 2013.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Underground 114 (Rock Night)

Digitalpressure Releases Their Catalog To Global Radio Exclusively Via Airplay Direct

Greg Demirjian Teams Up With Music Legends From Muscle Shoals, Alabama On His New Album Precious Wreck Also Releases Halloween Inspired Rainy Night In New York Video

MusicDish*China Founder To Speak At Beijing's Dongdong Conference

JES Releases Stunning Single, "Sky Stand Still," From 'The Principle" Documentary

LiLi Roquelin Is On The 57th GRAMMY Awards Ballot

S T A R G R O V E S Celebrates Debut Album Release With Live Performance In New York City

Denon Partners With Waves To Include MaxxAudio In Their Next-Generation Speakers And Audio Systems



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» CISAC Takes Digital Royalties Issue To The UN
» Audio-Technica Microphones Provide The Right Solution For Fusion Act Snarky Puppy’s Unique Recording Method
» ASCC Artist Signs Deal With Nashville Record Label
» Online Rap Sensation, K-Slick, Releases New Video
» Statement On Turtles Victory: All Digital Radio Must Pay For Pre-1972 Recordings
» Jim Mahoney Becomes General Manager Of Merlin In USA
» Torrpedo Launches AWARE BitTorrent Campaign In Support Of Chinese Rockers' #UselessRockUSA Tour
» PhantomFocus™ System Stuns At PotLuck Audio Conference (PotLuckCon)
» Rachael Sage's Blue Roses Out On Nov. 4, Key US & UK Tour Dates Added
» HOBART OCEAN Stays Connected With Their Fan Base Via New IPhone And Google Play Apps


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» World's Most Influential Electronic Music Figureheads Head To Asia
» MusicDish*China Founder To Speak At Beijing's Dongdong Conference
» Creative Jazz In Shenzhen - 4th OCT-LOFT International Jazz Festival
» Show Your Red&Green And Support China's Second Hand Rose #UselessRockUSA Tour
» Provocative Beijing Rockers Second Hand Rose To Play NYC, DC, Philly, Boston
» BROBST Electro-Rock Leads MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
» Second Hand Rose To Play NYC, DC, Philly, Boston
» Love And Peace 2014 Outdoor Camping Music Festival
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart (Vol. 1, No. 4)
» The Courtesans Drives MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
» FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/19-07/25/2014

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.