ZZ Top Sells Catalog to BMG and KKR

BMG and KKR have put their recently announced partnership to work, acquiring the “entire music interests” of long-running American rock band ZZ Top. The agreement includes a buyout of the band’s publishing catalogue and their income from recorded royalties and performance royalties. Previously, BMG served as co-publisher and administrator of ZZ Top’s publishing catalog. The band has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide and has earned four gold, three platinum and three multi-platinum albums; in 2004, they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Lisa Alter Named a 2021 “New York Power Lawyer” by The Hollywood Reporter

The firm is pleased to announce that Lisa Alter has again been selected to The Hollywood Reporter’s annual “New York Power Lawyers” feature, which spotlights the most influential attorneys in the entertainment industry who are based on the East Coast. The exclusive list focuses on only 20 NYC-area attorneys who are setting themselves apart from their peers in the media, music, fashion and theater industries.