Universal Music Publishing Group Signs Pact With Mexican Performing Rights Organization
July 7, 2015 at 8:24 AM (PT)
UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP MEXICO has signed an exclusive publishing administration agreement with SACM (SOCIEDAD DE AUTORES Y COMPOSITORES DE MEXICO), the MEXICAN performing rights organization, for the U.S. and PUERTO RICO, it was announced by UMPG MEXICO & CENTRAL AMERICA Managing Director YADIRA MORENO.
Through the deal, UMP MEXICO will provide administration, licensing and creative services in the U.S. and PUERTO RICO for all domestic and international songs owned and/or administered by SACM PUBLISHING in MEXICO.
“We couldn’t be more delighted that SACM entrusted their legacy to UMPG,” said MORENO. “SACM has a unique catalog that conveys the cultural essence of contemporary MEXICAN music. It will be our privilege to maximize opportunities for the composers we now represent, and to continue promoting their songs in the territory.”
“As a composer myself, I have firsthand experience of the effectiveness and efficiency in which UMPG operates,” said SACM President ARMANDO MANAZANERO. “We are very excited to be working with UMPG, as they understand the nuances and complexity of our catalog.”
“We are confident that our catalog is in the best hands of the business,” said SACM GM ROBERTO CANTORAL ZUCCHI. “UMPG’s administrative infrastructure along with their team of administration and licensing specialists make this deal a thrill. SACM feels this is the right step forward that will benefit all of our composers and partners.”