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November 19, 2020

Time: 2:30 p.m. PST

Valuations In Today's Marketplace And Beyond

Join us for a conversation with top music industry experts.  Our distinguished panel looks at music IP catalog acquisition and valuation from a buyer, a seller, to a valuation expert & lastly, from the debt financing side.  We will discuss the bull market on purchasing music assets in 2020.  What is contributing to the feeding frenzy for music assets especially music publishing?  Is the pandemic effecting valuations in the market.  What’s the long-term outlook for this asset classes and pricing?

Guests may RSVP online and pay the $5 guest fee.  Zoom info will be sent under separate cover.

Members will receive the Zoom invitation directly, but may also RSVP on the website. 

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Reservation Cutoff: November 19, 2020

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Denise Colletta
SVP Team Leader, Entertainment Division, City National Bank

Jason Karlov, Esq.
Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Barry Massarsky
President & Founder, Massarsky Consulting

Larry Mestel
CEO & Founder, Primary Wave


David Weitzman
Partner, Primary Wave Music Publishing & AIMP LA Chapter Secretary

AIMP Panel

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via Zoom (details emailed to registrants)


n/a (Cutoff: December 31, 1969)

AIMP Members - $0.00 per person
AIMP Non-Members - $5.00 per person

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Attention attorneys: this activity is approved for 1.0 hour of Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit by the State Bar of California.  You will be asked to supply your bar number in Zoom, then, during the webinar you will be given two codes to make note of for the email that will be sent out after the webinar is over.  Once you confirm those codes in that email, your certificate will be emailed to you.  

Additional Speaker Information

Jason Karlov is the outside counsel for elite musicians such as Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, T-Bone Burnett, Rufus Wainwright, Michael Bolton, Grateful Dead (catalog), Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Billy Mann, Jack Splash as well as addressing music catalogs in sports and entertainment for the likes of MGM, Spirit Music, the NFL and the Olympic Games. As Chair of Barnes & Thornburg’s Entertainment, Sports and Media division, he oversees a legal department steeped in advertising, branding, and sponsorship deals involving concerts, live events, theater, digital media, motorsports as well as film and television. Jason’s clients will sell or purchase over $800M in music catalog transactions in 2020, by the start of the 4th quarter.

David Weitzman began his music business career in the ’90s, working with record labels such as Rick Rubin’s American Recordings, iconic punk label, Epitaph Records, Sublime’s Skunk Records and infamous Red Ant Records, Covering both A&R and radio promotion, he worked with platinum artists including Sublime, Rancid, The Black Crowes, Sir Mix a Lot, Ozzy Osbourne and Love & Rockets Weitzman transitioned to digital distributor eMusic during the dotcom boom of the late ’90s where he signed up independent labels and artists to exclusive digital distribution deals. After eMusic, he music-supervised projects including MTV hits, Jackass, Wildboyz, Rob & Big, and Run’s House. He then moved into music publishing and asset acquisition at Canada-born indie music publisher, ole, At ole, Weitzman signed super producer, Timbaland, for catalog and futures, as well as leading the acquisition of Sony Pictures Entertainment’s music publishing assets. In addition, under Weitzman’s watch, ole acquired the production music library, Jingle Punks, and acquired RedOne’s 2101 Songs catalog.

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