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Investments

33

Portfolio Exits

6

Funds

1

Partners & Customers

10

Service Providers

1

About Warner Music Group

Warner Music Group (NASDAQ: WMG) is engaged in the recorded music business (including artist services) and the music publishing business.

Warner Music Group Headquarter Location

1633 Broadway

New York, New York, 10019,

United States

212-275-2000

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Latest Warner Music Group News

Digital Collectibles Platform Blockparty Partners with Warner Music Group

Jan 22, 2022

Warner Music Artists Granted Early Access to Blockparty’s NFT Tools, As First Major Label Partnership WEBWIRE – Friday, January 21, 2022 Digital collectibles platform Blockparty today announced its first major label partnership with Warner Music Group (WMG), granting WMG artists access to cutting-edge Web3 technology in the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The collaboration enables Warner Music artists to be among the very first creators to leverage Blockparty’s decentralized exchange (DEX), a community-focused trading platform that allows collectors to swap digital assets in a way that hasn’t existed until now. For the first time ever, with Blockparty’s DEX, artists and creators will have the opportunity to participate in NFT swaps. Those using the DEX have the option to bundle-sell their NFTs, where they can combine existing NFTs to swap, trade, or sell. By cutting out the middleman, creators, artists, collectors, and fans alike can now connect directly like never before through this unique experience. “We’re elated to be working with Warner Music Group, a company that continues to sit on the edge of technological and entertainment-based innovation. We look forward to tapping into our expertise and creativity as we work with individual artists to ensure they have all of the tools they need to participate in Web3 and do so in ways that are unique to them, their brand, and their communities,” says Vladislav Ginzburg, CEO of Blockparty. “Early access to our DEX will give WMG artists the ability to both expand their audience to reach Web3 enthusiasts, and foster deeper connections with their existing community by amplifying fan experiences.” Oana Ruxandra, Chief Digital Officer & EVP, Business Development, WMG adds: “As technology and consumption patterns evolve, it’s imperative that we equip our artists and songwriters with all of the tools they need to participate in the virtual economy. This partnership with Blockparty furthers WMG’s Web3 reach by empowering artists and songwriters to craft their own digital stories through NFTs.” Driving the collaboration forward is the first NFT drop with Warner Music Finland’s superstar STIG, who’s releasing a series of NFTs. As an artist who is familiar with the blockchain landscape, STIG is planning to use these tools to launch NFTs that capture his iconic moustache and array of trendy 5 panel caps – a nod to wearables found in the metaverse and his ambitions to participate within it. To learn more about how Blockparty is connecting communities with the artists, creators, and the brands they love, visit https://www.blockparty.co/ . ( Press Release Image: https://photos.webwire.com/prmedia/8/284246/284246-1.png )

Warner Music Group Investments

33 Investments

Warner Music Group has made 33 investments. Their latest investment was in Forte Labs as part of their Series B on November 11, 2021.

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Warner Music Group Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/12/2021

Series B

Forte Labs

$725M

Yes

5

9/29/2021

Seed VC

Supersocial

$5.2M

Yes

6

9/27/2021

Series B

Lickd

$6.99M

Yes

2

5/18/2021

Seed VC - II

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10

5/18/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

11/12/2021

9/29/2021

9/27/2021

5/18/2021

5/18/2021

Round

Series B

Seed VC

Series B

Seed VC - II

Seed VC

Company

Forte Labs

Supersocial

Lickd

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Amount

$725M

$5.2M

$6.99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

5

6

2

10

10

Warner Music Group Portfolio Exits

6 Portfolio Exits

Warner Music Group has 6 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Aaptiv on October 13, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

10/13/2021

Acquired

2

3/10/2021

IPO

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$99M

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10

12/12/2018

IPO

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$99M

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10

11/13/2009

Acquired

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$99M

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0

11/11/2009

Acquired

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0

Date

10/13/2021

3/10/2021

12/12/2018

11/13/2009

11/11/2009

Exit

Acquired

IPO

IPO

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

10

10

0

0

Warner Music Group Acquisitions

20 Acquisitions

Warner Music Group acquired 20 companies. Their latest acquisition was Africori on January 12, 2022.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/12/2022

Other

$99M

Corporate Majority

4

12/16/2021

Series B

$99M

$28.79M

Acquired

15

7/20/2021

$99M

Acquired

1

3/24/2021

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10

9/15/2020

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$99M

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10

Date

1/12/2022

12/16/2021

7/20/2021

3/24/2021

9/15/2020

Investment Stage

Other

Series B

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$28.79M

Note

Corporate Majority

Acquired

Acquired

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Sources

4

15

1

10

10

Warner Music Group Fund History

1 Fund History

Warner Music Group has 1 fund, including WMG Social Justice Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

WMG Social Justice Fund

1

Closing Date

Fund

WMG Social Justice Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

1

Warner Music Group Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Warner Music Group has 10 strategic partners and customers. Warner Music Group recently partnered with Dapper Labs on October 10, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

10/13/2021

Partner

Dapper Labs

Canada

09:00 ET Boardroom & Dapper Labs Announce Multi-Year Brand Deal

The partnership will feature multiple touchpoints to bring Dapper Labs ' NBA platform to life in unique ways with prominence for Durant across the platform .

1

10/4/2021

Licensor

Community

United States

Warner Music Partners With Community, Innovative Text Messaging Platform

Warner Music Nashville today announced its partnership with Community , the innovative text messaging platform that powers direct relationships and one-on-one conversations at scale , marking Community 's first deal with a major music company .

6

9/29/2021

Licensor

JetSynthesys

India

Warner Music India inks exclusive strategic partnership with entertainment firm JetSynthesys

`` Through this partnership , we also aim to bolster our offerings at JetSynthesys ' Global Music , taking it to the next level . ''

3

9/27/2021

Partner

Twitch

United States

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10

6/4/2021

Licensee

Songclip

United States

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10

Date

10/13/2021

10/4/2021

9/29/2021

9/27/2021

6/4/2021

Type

Partner

Licensor

Licensor

Partner

Licensee

Business Partner

Dapper Labs

Community

JetSynthesys

Twitch

Songclip

Country

Canada

United States

India

United States

United States

News Snippet

09:00 ET Boardroom & Dapper Labs Announce Multi-Year Brand Deal

The partnership will feature multiple touchpoints to bring Dapper Labs ' NBA platform to life in unique ways with prominence for Durant across the platform .

Warner Music Partners With Community, Innovative Text Messaging Platform

Warner Music Nashville today announced its partnership with Community , the innovative text messaging platform that powers direct relationships and one-on-one conversations at scale , marking Community 's first deal with a major music company .

Warner Music India inks exclusive strategic partnership with entertainment firm JetSynthesys

`` Through this partnership , we also aim to bolster our offerings at JetSynthesys ' Global Music , taking it to the next level . ''

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3

10

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Warner Music Group Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Warner Music Group has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

IPO, and Corporate Minority - P2P

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

IPO, and Corporate Minority - P2P

Provider Type

Investment Bank

Service Type

Financial Advisor

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Warner Music Group Team

27 Team Members

Warner Music Group has 27 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Stephen F Cooper.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Josh Richards

Founder

Current

Stephen F Cooper

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Jonathan Serbin

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Mark Ansorge

Executive Vice President

Current

Temi Adeniji

Senior Vice President

Current

Name

Josh Richards

Stephen F Cooper

Jonathan Serbin

Mark Ansorge

Temi Adeniji

Work History

Title

Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President

Senior Vice President

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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