One Media iP Group plc
("One Media", "the Company" or "the Group")
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
(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unpublished photographs from Elvis' life will be offered in all formats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
(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
"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
Chairman and CEO
Cairn Financial Advisers LLP (Nominated + 44 (0) 2071487900
Liam Murray / Jo Turner
Charles Stanley Securities (Broker) +44 (0) 20 7149 6000
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.
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