Merck Mercuriadis


Founder of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited and its Investment Adviser, Hipgnosis Song Management.

CEO and managing partner of Hipgnosis Songs Ltd, an artist management firm label based in London and Los Angeles.

Mr Mercuriadis is the manager of music legend Nile Rodgers and the former manager of several notable award-winning artists and Songwriters including Sir Elton John, Guns’N’Roses, Iron Maiden, Morrissey, Pet Shop Boys, Mary J. Blige, Jane’s Addiction, Diane Warren and Justin Tranter to name a few. Additionally, Mercuriadis is notable for serving from 1986-2007 as Director and CEO of The Sanctuary Group PLC, a major management company, an independent record label, a merchandise company (Bravado) and a booking agency (Helter Skelter now CAA UK) based in London, New York and Los Angeles.