Tag Archive for Edgar Bronfman Jr.

Blavatnik Fights Back

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Just when I was starting to get really, really bored with the record industry, Christmas came early for me. Aside from the UMG/EMI merger, which I’ll address in a later post, our favorite music industry thug has left the building.…

Heir For Hire

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The job market ain’t so great these days, as everyone knows, but high-priced top notch talent is always in demand. Just look at Sony Music and you sure do see the high-priced part of the equation. However a chief executive…

Au Revoir, Junior

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Thanks to my sources inside Warner Music, I have exclusively obtained a copy of Edgar Bronfman, Jr.’s latest memo to the company: Dear Colleagues: As Warner Music Group begins its next chapter, well-positioned for some truly exciting and unprecedented opportunities,…

Is This Guy Roger Faxon’s New Boss?

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Industry sources tell me that Sean Parker is working furiously behind the scenes with Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Companies to put together a winning bid for EMI. According to insiders, Parker really wants this to happen. The main competition seems to be…

Cain & Abel At Warner Music

Goobye Junior, hello Lyor?

When Warner Music announced that Junior Bronfman was getting kicked upstairs and being replaced as CEO by sexagenarian Stephen Cooper, a turnaround specialist and long-time Blavatnik associate, could mark the beginning of the end for Junior as well as the…