EMI Group Limited, an aa kent as EMI Music or simply EMI, wis a Breetish multinaitional muisic recordin an publishin company, an electronics device an seestems manufacturin company, heidquartert in Lunnon, Ingland.

EMI Group Limited
Private company (2006–2011)
Subsidiary (2011–12)
IndustrieMuisic entertainment
FateBroken-up (EMI Music Publishing acquired bi consortium led bi Sony/ATV Music Publishing an comprisin Sony Corporation of America, the Estate o Michael Jackson, Mubadala Development Company PJSC, Jynwel Capital Limited, the Blackstone Group's GSO Capital Partners LP an David Geffen;[1]
bulk o recordin business acquired bi Universal Music Group;
Parlophone, Chrysalis Records, EMI Classics, Virgin Classics an EMI Records' Belgian, Czech, Dens, French, Norse, Portuguese, Spainyie, Slovak an Swadish operations acquired bi Warner Music Group;[2]
Mute Records an Virgin Music Publishing sauld tae BMG Rights Management[3])
PredecessorColumbia Graphophone Company
Gramophone Company
SuccessorEMI Music Publishing
Virgin EMI Records
EMI Records Nashville
Minos EMI
EMI Taiwan
Defunct28 September 2012 (as a company)
HeidquartersWestminster, Lunnon, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Aurie served
Key fowk
Roger Faxon (chief executive)
Ruth Prior (CFO)
Revenue£1.072 billion ($1.65 billion)(2009)
AwnerTerra Firma Capital Partners (August 2007 to February 2011)
Citigroup (February 2011 to September 2012)
Universal Music Group (2011–present)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (2011–present)
Nummer o employees
5,500 (Januar 2008)
ParentWarner Bros. Records
(Warner Music Group) (2011–)
SubsidiariesVirgin EMI Records
EMI Records
WabsteidUniversal Music


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  2. Sisario, Ben (8 February 2013). "Warner Music Group Buys EMI Assets for $765 Million". The New York Times. Retrieved 11 April 2013.
  3. Sisario, Ben (15 February 2013). "Music Companies Fight Over the Scraps of EMI." The New York Times. Retrieved from http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/15/music-companies-fight-over-the-scraps-of-emi/ on 10 May 2013.
  4. "1930–1949 – EMI Music". Retrieved 11 October 2010.
  5. "records strong improvement in full-year operating performance". EMI Music. 7 May 2009. Retrieved 13 August 2010.
  6. "EMI reports". EMI Music. 31 March 2009. Retrieved 13 August 2010.