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Bravado acquires Epic Rights

Epic Rights’ roster includes KISS, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, David Bowie, Woodstock Festival and more.

Bravado – the consumer, lifestyle and brand management division of Universal Music Group – has acquired Epic Rights.

Epic Rights’ rosters includes such big names as KISS, Billy Joel, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Madonna, Britney Spears, AC/DC and the Woodstock Festival to name just a few.

As part of the agreement, Epic Rights’ ceo and founder Dell Furano, along with his team, will continue to build merchandising opportunities for their celebrated roster of artists.

“As the industry’s pre-eminent brand management company, we are constantly looking for ways to evolve our company while providing fans around the world with an ever-growing array of products and experiences,” said Mat Vlasic, ceo of Bravado. “I’m excited to work with Dell, a true icon in our industry, and expand the Bravado portfolio.”

Dell Furano added: “I have great respect for Mat and his teams at Bravado and Universal Music – they have taken product development, marketing and global distribution to an entirely new level.

“I’m very proud of all that we’ve achieved at Epic Rights, and look forward to expanding Epic’s roster and artist services in this next chapter.”

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