13 Nov 2020

Rick James Catalogue Acquisition


The Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, the first UK listed investment company offering investors a pure-play exposure to songs and associated intellectual property rights, and its Investment Adviser, The Family (Music) Limited, are pleased to announce that the Company has acquired a share of the music catalogue of Grammy Award winning songwriter, record producer, and punk-funk inventor, Rick James. Hipgnosis has acquired 50% of Rick James’ Publishing interests, Writers’ share, Neighbouring Rights (Sound Exchange) and Recorded Masters (UMG) share of income in his catalogue comprising 97 songs.