FUGA’s provides content management, workflow and distribution services to music companies, delivering to more than 260 digital service providers globally.
Its client base of over 500 customers covers distributors, record labels, artist services companies and other rights holders.
The company was founded in Amsterdam – where it remains headquartered – in 2006.
In October 2017, FUGA announced the raise of $7 million in investment from its shareholders.
In March 2018, FUGA announced a global expandion with hires in London, Milan and New York, two new offices and a series of additional clients.
Alongside its existing offices in Amsterdam and New York, FUGA opened premises in London’s Tileyard Studios and Milan.
Acquisition by Downtown Music Holdings
In January 2020, Downtown Music Holdings announced its acquisition of FUGA.
Downtown said that, with the addition of FUGA, it now managed more than 20 million copyrights worldwide with global operations in 19 cities across North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
FUGA continue to function as a standalone business within Downtown’s suite of distribution and monetization offerings.
Music Business Worldwide estimates that the FUGA acquisition cost Downtown in the region of $40 million.Music Business Worldwide