Brad Paisley Music Catalog Acquired by HarbourView Equity Partners
NEWARK, New Jersey, July 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — HarbourView Equity Partners (HarbourView), the global alternative asset management firm founded by Sherrese Clarke Soaresacquired Country megastar’s recorded music rights catalog Brad Paisley.
Brad Paisley earned his place in country music history as one of the genre’s most talented and decorated male solo artists. Over the past 20 years, Paisley’s songwriting and unparalleled showmanship have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards and 15 Academy of Country Music Awards, among others.
A member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001, Paisley wrote 21 of his 24 number 1 hits and, in the mid-2000s, became the first artist to achieve 10 consecutive Billboard Country Airplay number 1 singles. Honored as a CMA Artist of the year, his past works amassed nearly 4 billion on-demand streams.
A Prolific Entertainer, Paisley’s First Primetime ABC TV Special, Brad Paisley thinks he’s special gathered more than 18.1 million viewers. Paisley continues to collaborate with Peyton Manning in a multi-year advertising campaign with Nationwide Insurance and partners with Boot Barn® to develop Moonshine Spirit in Brad Paisleyan exclusive line of jeans, hats, t-shirts, jewelry, belts and woven shirts.
HarbourView has been extremely active since its launch just nine months ago, acquiring over 35 catalogs to date. The company’s distinctively diverse portfolio includes thousands of titles spanning many genres and decades. Most recently, the company acquired the catalogs of rock band Hollywood Undead, multi-GRAMMY award-winning duo Dre & Vidal, and global superstar Luis Fonsi.
Focused on investment opportunities in the media and entertainment space, HarbourView combines decades of industry experience and investment expertise, backed by an experienced team to present a new vision of investment management , based on intellectual curiosity.
The firm strives to be the standard of excellence and integrity in investing in leading intellectual property-focused assets and businesses, with expertise in and around esoteric asset classes, especially in music, film, television and sports.
Fox Rothschild LLP acted as counsel to HarbourView in connection with the transaction. Brad Paisley is represented by Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s jesse L Rosen.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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