Peer complete admin deal with Republic of Music

Thursday, October 12, 2017

peermusic have entered into a joint venture with Brighton based Sales and Distribution company, Republic Of Music.

Under this cooperative agreement, Republic Of Music Publishing will tap into into peermusic who will provide creative and advisory services as well as its global royalty collection platforms and back office administration.

Republic Of Music Publishing has been trading for over 10 years successfully in sales, marketing, distribution and label services. The companies directors, Mark McQuillan And Andy Singh have been keen to add a publishing wing to the business which they see as a final piece of the jigsaw for Republic Of Music, having already bolstered on Republic Of Music Management, Republic of Sync and ROM Manufacturing to the business in recent years.

Republic Of Music Publishing will utilise its inhouse sync department, Republic Of Sync, headed up by Dave Philpot. Dave brings with him over 20 years of knowledge and expertise in the sync world.

peermusic was founded over 90 years ago by renowned visionary Ralph S. Peer, and is the largest independent music publisher in the world, with 32 offices in 28 countries and over a quarter of a million copyrights.

Nigel Elderton, European President of peermusic says, “The team at Republic of Music have built a very impressive sales, labels services and distribution company and it was a logical step for them to want to create a publishing company. I am delighted that they have chosen peermusic to partner them and to take advantage of the many opportunities that come their way through ROM’s label activities “

Speaking of the joint venture, Keith McColl of Republic Of Music Publishing says “This is an exciting opportunity for us to grow a forward thinking publishing company. Our intention is to be artist friendly with how we operate in our deals. Nigel and the team at peermusic have been wonderful since we first discussed this as a possible joint venture. We are ideally positioned to spot talent very early on due to the fact that we have access to a wonderful pool of music via the labels that we work with on a distribution basis “