Music rights acquisition firm Catch Point Rights Partners and Colombia-based M3 Music have formed a strategic relationship to source music catalog acquisition opportunities in Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Chile, Argentina and Brazil.
M3 Music, a prominent Colombia-based independent music company that operates across artist management, recordings and music publishing, will advise Catch Point on Latin catalog acquisitions.
M3 says that it will engage with labels, publishers, songwriters and artists who are exploring financing options for their catalogs.
The music company’s roster includes Bomba Estéreo, Santiago Cruz, Mitú, Diamante Eléctrico, Aria Vega, Maki Vaez, and Monte, and has previously worked with Monsieur Periné, Vicente García, Systema Solar, Superlitio, and El Freaky, among others.
Catch Point launched in 2020 and has been acquiring music publishing and sound recording catalogs across various genres.
Founded by senior executives in the music and private equity industries, Catch Point says that it aims to “provide creative and flexible liquidity solutions for the owners of music copyrights”.
Catch Point acquires rights and royalties from artists, songwriters, producers, record labels, music publishers and other owners of music related royalty streams.
The firm has acquired interests in songs recorded by artists such as: 5 Seconds of Summer, A$AP Rocky, All Time Low, Avicii, Avril Lavigne, blink-182, Brantley Gilbert, Christina Perri, Counting Crows, Daughtry, Flo Rida, Goldfinger, Good Charlotte, Jason Derulo, Joe Cocker, Korn, New Found Glory, Panic! At The Disco, Sheryl Crow, Tears for Fears, The Used, Yelawolf and many others.
“Catch Point is keenly focused on opportunities to acquire Latin and world repertoire as part of our overall catalog strategy.”
Richard Conlon, Catch Point
Catch Point Co-Founder & Partner Richard Conlon, said: “Catch Point is keenly focused on opportunities to acquire Latin and world repertoire as part of our overall catalog strategy.
“We are happy to be working with Cami and her team at M3. This relationship provides us with both creative guidance and A&R professionals on the ground across Latin America with deep relationships with independent songwriters, artists, labels and music publishers.”
“Catch Point’s focus on providing financing solutions for independent rights owners, artists and songwriters is well timed as Latin music continues to cross over and gain popularity around the world.”
Camila Saravia, M3 President
M3 President and CEO, Camila Saravia, added: “Catch Point’s focus on providing financing solutions for independent rights owners, artists and songwriters is well timed as Latin music continues to cross over and gain popularity around the world.
“Catch Point’s blend of music business and financial industry expertise puts them in a unique position to build their Latin catalog as they support music creators through acquisitions and joint ventures.”Music Business Worldwide