Brazilian CMO SOCINPRO and Barcelona-based Independent Management Entity (IME) group Unison have signed a partnership to gather mechanical and public efficiency digital publishing rights for SOCINPRO’s members in all European territories.
This collaboration settlement mandates Unison to gather digital publishing rights, each mechanical and public efficiency, on behalf of SOCINPRO for these territories.
The deal marks the second settlement Unison has signed within the Brazilian territory this yr after asserting partnership with Smart Rights previous June.
According to the IFPI’s newest Global Music Report, Brazil is the tenth largest recorded music market globally, with Central and South America proving to be the quickest-rising area for the fifth consecutive yr in 2019.
CISAC’s Global Collections studies additionally present Brazil within the prime 10 international locations for music collections with €194 million (a 2.3% share of world collections).
SOCINPRO, the Brazilian Society for the Administration and Protection of Intellectual Rights, was based in 1962 and is certainly one of six member societies that kind and handle the ECAD (nationwide copyright collection company in Brazil).
Among its founders are Martinho da Vila, Maysa, Roberto Carlos, Alcione.
SOCINPRO counts greater than 13,000 ‘associates’, amongst them, Ivan Myazato, Cesar Menotti&Fabiano, Silvio Cesar, Zezé Motta, Neguinho da Beija Flor, Leonardo e Zé Felipe, Ellen de Lima, Joelma, Rick&Renner, Altay Velloso, Doris Monteiro, Petrúcio Amorim, Bel Marques, Xandy de Pilares, Luiz Vieira, and others.
“It is a great honour and a very exciting mandate to serve SOCINPRO for digital collections in Europe.”
Jordi Puy, Unison
Jordi Puy, Unison’s CEO mentioned: “It is a great honour and a very exciting mandate to serve SOCINPRO for digital collections in Europe.
“This is a further example of our commitment to strengthen relationships with the Brazilian copyrights sector and with like-minded organisations in the country such as SOCINPRO.
“It makes us very happy to be working together for a better remuneration for the digital usage of Brazilian music in Europe”.
“We are sure that we will continue together for many years to defend our common interests”.
Jorge Costa SOCINPRO
Jorge Costa SOCINPRO’s CEO, added: “We are very happy and honoured to celebrate this partnership with UNISON, which will represent an opening for SOCINPRO of the digital market in the European Continent with a significant increase in our revenue, and, consequently, a better distribution of royalties to our thousands of associates.
“Furthermore, we are taking a new and significant step in the protection of intellectual rights in the digital field at the international level.
“We are sure that we will continue together for many years to defend our common interests.”Music Business Worldwide
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