CTM Outlander buys Dutch music firm Strengholt Music Group

CTM Outlander has acquired Dutch unbiased music writer, Strengholt Music Group, marking the most recent in its string of acquisitions. 

Strengholt Music is a part of the European leisure firm, Strengholt B.V., which traces its roots again to 1928. Beforehand generally known as Warner Basart Music Publishers, Strengholt Music holds a worldwide presence.

CTM mentioned in an announcement on Friday (July 28) that the goal firm performed a key position in shaping the panorama of the Dutch music leisure enterprise.

Strengholt Music describes itself as a “full-service music firm” that helps artists, songwriters and composers get probably the most out of their copyrighted work.

Moreover, the corporate additionally affords artists with advertising methods, profession planning, forecasting, social media engagement, and handles negotiations and finalizes offers regarding grasp and artist agreements, licensing preparations, and recording contracts.

Its catalog options over 100 No. 1 hits from artists akin to Boudewijn de Groot, Lennaert Nijgh, Ramses Shaffy, Pierre Kartner, Hans van Hemert, Ferry Corsten, Radboud Miedema, John Ewbank, Eric van Tijn, and Jochem Fluitsma.

‘Engelbewaarder’ by Marco Schuitmaker, a tune penned 4 many years in the past, at present sits on the primary spot within the Netherlands.

The catalog boasts worldwide hits like ‘Venus’ by Surprising Blue and Bananarama, ‘Eviva España’ by Imca Marina, ‘I Keep in mind Elvis Presley’ by Danny Mirror, ‘How Do You Do’ by Mouth & MacNeal, ‘The Launch’ by DJ Jean, ‘You’re the Biggest Lover’ by Luv, ‘Elephant Tune’ by Kamahl, and ‘Actuality’ by Misplaced Frequencies & Janieck.

The masters catalog additionally contains works from the Basart Data label, that includes artists like Anita Meyer and Conny Vandenbos, and in a while the Dureco label, with hits from Corry Konings, The Smurfs, Vader Abraham, MC Miker G & Deejay Sven, De Dijk, Ben Cramer, and plenty of extra.

Notably, the transaction with CTM Outlander doesn’t embody the administration and music rights actions of Purple Eye Publishing and Purple Eye Leisure, which can proceed to function as separate entities.

CTM Outlander is a collaborative effort between Outlander Capital, headquartered in Dallas, Texas and helmed by Les Ware and Mike McKool, and the Netherlands-based unbiased music leisure firm CTM, led by trade veteran André de Raaff.

The corporate, which buys publishing and grasp rights, launched in April 2021 with $1 billion allotted for acquisitions.

Its most up-to-date transactions embody the acquisition of songs from Grammy Award-winning UK-based songwriter and producer, Fraser T Smith, final week, the catalog of  Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Shane McAnally and different works of SMACKSongs’ Matt McGinn, Josh Osborne, Matthew Ramsey and Trevor Rosen in June.

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