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Friday, October 19 • 10:10am - 11:10am
Music Lending 2012

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With debt at rock-bottom prices and many of the traditional buyers of music assets sidelined, both banks and lending funds have focused on the music industry. What is the state of lending against music assets in 2012? This panel will discuss issues including valuation, asset classes, the underwriting process, loan structures, tax concerns, covenants and the lending process generally.

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Eric Longley

As managing director of Factory Records, a successful UK indie record label, Eric has had considerable experience of artistes financial needs. As the manager of bands Eric knows too well the expectations of artistes with regard to funding. As a taxation practitioner Eric has been... Read More →
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Nari Matsuura

Partner, Massarsky Consulting
As Partner at Massarsky Consulting, Nari Matsuura leads the valuation practice of the firm, and has conducted numerous music publishing catalog valuations, including Boosey & Hawkes, Carlin Music, Downtown Music Publishing, peermusic, Primary Wave, Reservoir Media Management, Rogers... Read More →
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Michael Poster

My practice focuses on corporate transactions (mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures and venture capital) with an emphasis on companies in the entertainment/media industry. I have represented private equity funds, hedge funds and other public and private companies... Read More →
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Wayne A. Wald

Wayne Wald is ashareholder in the New York City office of Akerman Senterfitt LLP, a national law firm with more than 525 attorneys in 18 offices accross the country. Mr. Wald focuses his practice in corporate and securities law, particularly capital formation and merger and acquisition... Read More →

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