One Media iP Group plc ("One Media", "the Company" or "the Group") Update One Media, the music and audio digital rights acquirer, is pleased to update the market on its recent content acquisitions. In four separate transactions, amounting to a total investment of USD$100,000, One Media has acquired the following content:- (1) One Media has acquired exclusively the entire back catalogue of music and video rights to the Irish singer Rose-Marie. This exclusive deal includes over 160 tracks (24 albums) of great Irish and standard ballads. Rose-Marie is a prolific Irish performer well know within the cabaret, TV and recording circles. Within the catalogue are a host of standards including Danny Boy, Ave Maria and Abide with Me. (2) One Media has acquired exclusively under license with an on-going royalty the entire video catalogue from the Delta Leisure Group video library for digital exploitation. Over 250 programmes of trains, planes and automobiles and various special interest content including cookery, sports, fishing and keep fit instructional videos are included. All of the content will be made available through One Media's emerging video channels on YouTube and other advertising funded broadcast mediums. (3) One Media has acquired exclusively the book rights to the 'Lost Elvis Diaries' written by Aubrey Malone. The book which is a recreation of Elvis' life is written in diary form. This book deal which contains many previously unpublished photographs from Elvis' life will be offered in all formats including: electronic written publication (`Kindle' style) and via download in spoken word format for all the Group's digital stores such as iTunes, Amazon Spotify and YouTube. In addition the recordings will be offered for licensing to the traditional print industry for book reproduction and magazine/newspaper serialisation. (4) One Media invested in the High Energy/Northern Soul/Motorcity catalogues (Tropicana) originally in 2006. This deal was extended in 2010 for a period of 25 years. The Group can now report that it has taken ownership of the 2,500 soul/dance music tracks and associated videos. The catalogue contains 80s chart topping artists like Evelyn Thomas performing her number one hit 'High Energy', performances from Johnny Bristol, Barbara Pennington, Martha Reeves, Marv Johnson and the Former Ladies of the Supremes just to mention a few of the 200 artists featured within the catalogue. Commenting on the acquisitions, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Michael Infante said: "As 2013 closes it has been an exciting year of activity for One Media as it continues to add more content to its library of rights. One Media's journey from ISDX to Aim has seen a significant rise in its market capitalisation during 2013 and it continues to seek acquisition opportunities within its chosen field of audio and video content. The Company's 'Content is King' methodology continues to drive its business forward. The Company's team of dedicated staff is also growing in experience and expertise to meet the increasing digital demands required to bring nostalgic content to market." For further information please visit www.onemediaip.com or contact: One Media iP Group PLC +44 (0) 175 378 5500 Michael Infante Chairman and CEO Cairn Financial Advisers LLP (Nominated + 44 (0) 2071487900 Adviser) Liam Murray / Jo Turner Charles Stanley Securities (Broker) +44 (0) 20 7149 6000 Mark Taylor Notes to Editors:- The Group is a B2B and B2C digital content provider, exploiting intellectual property rights around music and video. The Group specialises in acquiring and repackaging nostalgic music and TV programmes from recordings made over the last 90 years. The Group operates from its offices at Pinewood Studios and delivers its digital music and video content via aggregators to over 600 online digital stores such as iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and YouTube. Consumers download or stream the content via PCs, smart phones, internet-enabled radios and music players and Smart TVs. Additionally, One Media makes its library of content available for TV shows, movies, adverts, games and websites. One Media operates an online sync database system that enables music supervisors to explore the library and select tracks for music briefs. One Media focuses on music performed by well-known artists or songs from every genre, including; pop, rock, reggae, R&B, children's music, karaoke, jazz, soul, blues, rap, hip-hop, gospel, world-music, plus stand-up comedy, spoken-word and over 1,000 hours of classical music. The Group does not invest in new bands or untested music. One Media is eligible for Enterprise Investment Schemes ("EIS") and Venture Capital Trusts ("VCT"). The Group is profitable and has being paying a dividend since July 2011. END -0- Dec/16/2013 07:00 GMT
ONE MEDIA IP GROUP PLC: Update
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