EMI makes assault on toughest peak in ABS with IP securitisation

UK music group EMI this week confirmed that it is planning to securitise its music publishing business, as part of a cost savings drive.

  • 20 Apr 2007

The deal, which Deutsche Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland are due to complete by the end of the year, is likely to be by far the biggest securitisation in this rare and challenging asset class.

EMI has twice been the subject of takeover bids by rival Warner Music ...

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