Warner Music Group Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1958

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 5,900

Employees

  • Stock Symbol
  • WMG

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 118

  • Share Price
  • $35.51
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Warner Music Group General Information

Description

Warner Music Group is the third largest of the three major global record labels, with Vivendi's Universal Music first and Sony Music second. Warner's larger segment, recorded music, consists of iconic labels like Atlantic Records, Warner Records, and Parlophone Records and popular artists such as Ed Sheeran, Cardi B, Dua Lipa, and Blake Shelton. Warner Chappell, the firm's publishing arm, is the home to over 65,000 composers and songwriters with over 1 million copyrights represented. Warner is controlled by Access Industries, which owns an 84% economic interest and 99% of voting rights.

Contact Information

Website
www.wmg.com
Formerly Known As
Warner Bros. Records, Warner Elektra Atlantic
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Other Industries
Other Commercial Services
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Stock Exchange
NAS
Corporate Office
  • 1633 Broadway
  • New York, NY 10019
  • United States

Warner Music Group Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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Warner Music Group Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$35.51 $34.93 $23.62 - $38.05 $18.4B 518M 1.47M $0.88

Warner Music Group Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 30-Sep-2023 FY 2022 30-Sep-2022 FY 2021 30-Sep-2021
EV 22,209,491 19,913,195 15,699,653 25,259,850
Revenue 6,297,000 6,037,000 5,919,000 5,301,000
EBITDA 1,179,000 1,082,000 1,204,000 884,000
Net Income 467,000 430,000 551,000 304,000
Total Assets 8,991,000 8,545,000 7,828,000 7,211,000
Total Debt 4,296,000 4,260,000 4,013,000 3,676,000
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Warner Music Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Warner Music Group Comparisons

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Warner Music Group Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Universal Music Group Formerly VC-backed Hilversum, Netherlands 0000 00000000
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Warner Music Group Patents

Warner Music Group Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-10764661-B1 Loudspeaker enclosures and loudspeaker devices Active 29-Jun-2018 0000000000 00
US-11503388-B1 Loudspeaker enclosures and loudspeaker devices Active 29-Jun-2018 000000000 00
US-20140229395-A1 Methods, systems, and media for indicating digital media content quality to a user Inactive 14-Feb-2013 0000000000 0
US-10861024-B2 Systems, methods, and media for restricting playback functionality of a media device in response to detecting unauthorized content Active 14-Feb-2013 0000000000 00
US-20090276632-A1 Systems, methods, and media for providing secure content information Inactive 30-Apr-2008 G11B20/00869 00
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Warner Music Group Executive Team (76)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Tony Harlow Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Warner Music UK
Aaron Bay-Schuck Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Robert Kyncl Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Max Lousada Chief Executive Officer, Recorded Music
Alfonso Perez-Soto President, Emerging Markets
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Warner Music Group Board Members (26)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 000-000000 Warner Music Group Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
00000000 00000000 Warner Music Group Co-Chair & Chief Operating Officer, Warner Chappell Music 000 0000
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000000 000000 Warner Music Group Board Member, Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, Member of the Executive Committee & Chair of the Finance Committee 000 0000
000 0000 Self Co-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Warner Chappell Music 000 0000
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Warner Music Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Warner Music Group Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Warner Music Group Investments & Acquisitions (118)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Muus Collective 01-Feb-2024 0000000000 Entertainment Software 0000000 0
MITH 03-Dec-2023 00000 0000 00.00 Social/Platform Software
Fave (Social/Platform Software) 12-Oct-2023 00000 0000 000 Social/Platform Software
E-Positive Entertainment 10-Oct-2023 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 000 00000
Humanagement 05-Oct-2023 Corporate Media and Information Services (B2B) 0000000 0
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Warner Music Group Subsidiaries (21)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Endel Other Healthcare Technology Systems Berlin, Germany 2018
10k Projects Movies, Music and Entertainment Los Angeles, CA 0000
Sodatone Media and Information Services (B2B) Toronto, Canada 0000
Comedy Technologies Media and Information Services (B2B) New York, NY 0000
300 (Movies, Music and Entertainment) Entertainment Software New York, NY 0000
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Warner Music Group ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated September, 14, 2023

16.14 | Low Risk

Risk Scale

A lower score indicates better sustainability

Negl

0-10

Low

10-20

Med

20-30

High

30-40

Severe

40+

Exposure

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Management

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Peers Analysis

Peer performance insights compare the company’s ESG performance to the performance of selected peers to help inform future ESG decisions and drive internal performance improvements.

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Covered Companies

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Industry

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Subindustry

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Warner Music Group Exits (22)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
TAP Network 01-Apr-2022 0000 00000 00.00 Completed
  • 8 buyers
Altered State Machine 10-Mar-2022 0000 00000 Completed
  • 34 buyers
Roblox 06-Jan-2021 00000 00000 00 00000 Completed
  • 12 buyers
TAP Network 22-May-2018 0000 00000 000 Completed
  • 8 buyers
OVO Mobile 05-Mar-2018 Later Stage VC Completed
  • 5 buyers
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