Bird & Bird LLP advised Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH on the deal.
Sony Music acquired Ibrahim & Boldt, which operates a concert and booking agency for German rap artists.
Through its new partnership, Sony Music’s artists will have access to expertise from Boldt’s artist support services including A&R, marketing, artist management, booking and live opportunities.
Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH was advised by the following Bird & Bird lawyers: Partner Stefan Münch and associate Daniel Gloor (both lead), associate Marijana Simonova, all corporate/ M&A, partner Dr. Ralph Panzer and associate Christina Wiesel, both employment law, partner Dr. Markus Körner and associate Sören Alborn, both IP/trademark law, all Munich and partner Dr. Stephan Waldheim, antitrust law, Düsseldorf.
Involved fees earner: Sören Alborn – Bird & Bird; Daniel Gloor – Bird & Bird; Markus Körner – Bird & Bird; Stefan Münch – Bird & Bird; Ralph Panzer – Bird & Bird; Marijana Simonova – Bird & Bird; Stephan Waldheim – Bird & Bird; Christina Wiesel – Bird & Bird;
Law Firms: Bird & Bird;
Clients: Sony Music Entertainment;