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Sound Royalties

Value Not Disclosed 09/16/2021 Media Complete
Lead Bankers: Phyllis Riggins, Greg Gordon
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Transaction Details

  • On September 16, 2021, GoDigital Media Group (“GoDigital”) announced the acquisition of royalty-financing company Sound Royalties, a York Capital Management (“York Capital”) portfolio company, with financing from MEP Capital (“MEP”).
  • GoDigital CEO Jason Peterson called Sound Royalties “a logical investment…considering how the company and the team are perfectly aligned with our thesis that music rights are the best alternative investment in the creative industries right now.”
  • Alex Heiche, CEO of Sound Royalties, said “We’re excited to be joining the GoDigital family, which will enable us to expand our technology platform and grow more rapidly, while preserving the ability for creatives to speak and work directly with our experienced Royalty Specialists to ensure they receive the best financing that suits their specific needs.”
  • Sound Royalties’ current leadership team will stay on and representatives from GoDigital and MEP will be joining the Sound Royalties’ Board.

About the company

Sound Royalties

Sound Royalties, LLC is a specialty finance firm that helps music industry professionals fund personal and professional projects without ever taking ownership of their copyrights, allowing for pass-through income, and empowering creatives to choose from a variety of flexible pricing options. Sound Royalties works with a wide range of music industry professionals, from emerging artists and rising stars to GRAMMY Award winners, platinum recording artists and notable music industry executives, as well as music distributors, publishers and record labels in every genre.

GoDigital Media Group

GoDigital Media Group is a privately held company founded in 2006 by Jason Peterson to address the convergence of media and technology transformation. GoDigital generates value through the synergy of three practice areas: music, video, and brand IP rights management.

MEP Capital

MEP Capital is an investment firm focused on opportunities in the media and entertainment industries, providing support to the creative community. Across music, film & television, and digital media, MEP finances projects and acquires assets in partnership with leading industry operators.

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