OC&C advises Francisco Partners on their investment into Kobalt

Tuesday 13 September 2022 | News

We are pleased to congratulate Francisco Partners on their recent landmark investment into Kobalt.

Kobalt is one of the world’s largest music publishing and tech businesses. Putting creators first, Kobalt is driven by a mission to make the music industry fairer and more rewarding. It is the largest independent Publisher, outside of the Majors. Its music services are combined with innovative technology, offering an alternative to traditional industry models – including through AMRA, the only global digital licensing platform.

Kobalt is trusted by some of the world’s greatest artists and represents 40% of the top 100 songs in the UK and US.

Kobalt is a further major acquisition in the music technology space for Francisco Partners, following an investment into Native Instruments last year.

OC&C is a leading strategy consultancy in TMT, and is experienced working across the music industry – including extensive experience with Collections Societies, Labels & Publishers, DSPs, and a variety of tech businesses serving the ecosystem

For more details on our experience, please contact our team.