Music catalogs are fetching large offers. Are they overvalued?

Within the 2006 e book “Northern Songs: The True Story of the Beatles Track Publishing Empire,” journalist Brian Southall captured a music business mantra: “For songwriters and publishers alike, crucial 5 phrases are at all times the identical — ‘by no means hand over a copyright.’”

For generations of common musicians who caught to that philosophy, the technique is paying off handsomely. Track catalogs from the Child Boomer period and after are fetching monumental sums from publishers, personal fairness corporations and others trying to capitalize on the music enterprise’ restoration.

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