Monday, October 08, 2007

WHAT VIVENDI-UNIVERSAL OWNS:


(FROM http://www.freepress.net/ownership/chart.php)


Music: 50 U.S. and International record labels: Barclay, Geffen Records, Interscope, Geffen A&M, Island Def Jam Music Group, Universal Music Group Nashville (includes Lost Highway Records, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville), Universal Motown Records Group, Universal Classics Group (includes Decca Records, Deutsche Grammophon, Philips and ECM), Universal Records, Universal Music Enterprises (Includes Universal Chronicles, UTV Records, Hip-O Records, Universal Music Special Markets, Universal Film & Television Music), Universal Music Latino, Universal South, Verve Music Group, Machete Music, Britannia Music Club (UK), Classics & Jazz (Germany), Def Jam (Germany), Def Jam (UK), Island Records Group (UK), Island/Zeitgeist (Germany), Jazz Echo (Germany), Jazz Land Records (Norway), Mercury (UK), Motor (Germany), Polydor (Germany), Polydor (UK), Stockholm Records Sweden), UMTV (UK), Universal Australia, Universal Brazil, Universal Canada, Universal Colombia, Universal Czech Rep, Universal Finland, Universal Germany, Universal Hong Kong, Universal Hungary, Universal Italy, Universal Japan, Universal Mexico, Universal Music Publishing Group, Universal Netherlands, Universal Norway, Universal Poland, Universal Russia, Universal Spain, Universal Switzerland, Universal Turkey, Urban Records (Germany).

Other music-related operations: Universal Music Publishing Group (owns and administers many catalogs, including Interscope and Def Jam Music, All Nations Catalog), Universal Classics Group, The Verve Music Group, Universal Music Enterprises (music catalog management), Universal eLabs (distribution), Universal Music Mobile (provides music on mobile phones), Universal Music and Video Distribution, Universal Music Media (produces and distributes music and video infomercial programming).

Gaming: Vivendi Universal Games, including Blizzard Entertainment, Sierra Entertainment, Radical Entertainment, Massive Entertainment, and Swordfish Studios.

Misc.: NBC Universal (20%)

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