Production Music With Consistent Earnings

A consistent royalty stream that has averaged more than $11,000 per quarter for the last three years.

$205,000

closing price

Auction Closed

Top Bid: Michael C

Historic royalty income is no indication of future royalty income. Future royalty income is dependent upon future sales and licensing revenue generated by the sound recordings or compositions associated with this listing.

Starting Price: $155,000
Bidding Increment: $5,000
Closing Price: $205,000
End Date: Jan 25, 2017, 3:00 PM MST
Investment Term: Life of author + 70 years
Last 12 Months' Royalties: $52,570
Royalty Type: Public Performance
First Payment: March 2017
Fees: $500 BMI Payee Account Fee*

*BMI charges a one-time fee of $500 to open a new payee account, which will be debited from the payee's first royalty distribution. Once opened, multiple royalty streams can be routed to the buyer's payee account. If you already have a BMI payee account, there is no fee.

Description

This consistent royalty stream has averaged more than $11,000 per quarter for the last three years. Invest in a catalog of production music that has been used in over 3,000 episodes of television across 700+ shows. This music has seen placements on networks like CBS, MTV, HBO, Fox Sports, National Geographic, and more!

Up for auction is 90% of the songwriter's public performance royalties generated by a catalog of over 1,500 tracks of production music. Production music is a vital part of the television industry. And the songs heard in the background, during scene transitions, and in opening and closing credits can generate significant royalty payments. 90% of the most recent quarterly distribution came to $15,358 and in the last 12 months it earned $52,571.

One benefit of owning this asset is that the catalog of music will continue to be actively administered by Peermusic and Ole, publishers who will work to find new placements for the music in upcoming television programming. Many of the tracks in this catalog include alternate versions with differing instrumentals, which can increase the chance of placement by providing more options for music editors, allowing them to choose just the right balance of instruments that they need.

What is being sold?

90% of the seller’s interest in the songwriter’s share of public performance royalties for a collection of musical works from the seller’s BMI catalog. BMI will distribute the royalties to the winner of this auction on a quarterly basis. The winner of the auction will receive the first royalty check in March 2017. More detailed information can be found in the Financials tab.

how does this asset make money?

Every time a network airs a television show that uses any of the songs in this catalog, the asset generates a public performance royalty. This means every time an episode of Botched, or any other show, uses a song from this catalog and airs on television, you earn money.

what rights are included?

  Musical Composition Sound Recording
Copyrights included? No
Rights:
Mechanical
Public Performance
Sync
Sales
Non-Interactive Streaming
Sync
Sources: Internet Streaming, AM/FM & Satellite Radio, TV/Film/Commercial Performances, etc. Internet Streaming, Satellite Radio, Digital Downloads, CD Sales, TV/Film/Commercial Placements & Performances, Samples, etc.
Distributors: BMI

This auction is for 90% of the royalty earnings from the seller’s public performance rights as the songwriter for this BMI catalog. “Public performance rights” are rights songwriters license to third parties to play their music in public. The seller is registered with BMI, who issues licenses on the seller’s behalf and collects and pays royalties to the seller. Any time these songs are streamed on the Internet, or appear in a television show or movie, the songwriter earns a royalty.

The seller will retain the ownership of his interest in the musical composition and sound recording copyrights.

about the royalty distributors

BMI represents more than 10.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 700,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers. BMI supports businesses and organizations that play music publicly by offering blanket music licenses that permit them to play more than 10.5 million musical works.

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