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12. Gap Band
The GAP Band was a popular R&B group in the ‘80’s comprised of siblings Charlie, Robert, and Ronnie Wilson. Their band name is a compilation of the first letters of Greenwood, Archer, and Pine three streets in their hometown of Tulsa. Over the course of their career, the GAP Band released 15 studio albums. Many of their more recognizable hits include “Outstanding,” “Yearning,” “Burn Rubb
Sony has finished up its acquisition of EMI Music Publishing. The news was discovered in a filing with the SEC Wednesday. The merger is expected to give Sony nearly $1.3 billion in revenue.
News of the deal comes about three weeks after the EU Commission gave the deal regulatory approval.
However, back in 2012, Sony and other investors acquired EMI Music Publishing for $2.2 billion dollars. To finish the outright ownership deal that was valued at $4.75 billion dollars, Sony paid about $2.3 billion to buy out the other investor groups.
To get the deal done, Sony paid $287.5 million to the Jackson estate for its nearly 10 percent share. Sony also agreed to assume $1.359 billion in debt. According to the SEC filing,