ICAP Completes the Acquisition of Moving Pictures Film & TV and Announces for Sale a Previously Unreleased Music Catalog From Renowned Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Film and Television Distribution Company Will Operate Under ICAP's Global IP Trading Division Led by Dean Becker
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 7, 2011 /CNW/ -- ICAP, the world's premier interdealer broker and provider of post trade risk and information services, announces today the completed acquisition of Los Angeles-based Moving Pictures Film & TV. Moving Pictures Film & TV will be rebranded as ICAP Media, and brought into ICAP's Global Intellectual Property (IP) Brokerage business. ICAP Media will continue to represent the Moving Pictures library of films.
ICAP Media is also excited to announce for sale a catalog of the three previously unreleased songs by famed guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Originally recorded in 1966 at Allegro Sound Studios in New York City, the three songs are the earliest known recordings of Jimi (then Jimmy) Hendrix. The original reel-to-reel tape, along with a newly digitized master recording is ready for either studio production or distribution or as collectable items for the serious Hendrix collector.
"We are excited to both add ICAP Media to ICAP's Global IP Brokerage business and announce the availability of the previously unreleased Hendrix catalog," says Dean Becker, CEO. "Whether in the form of film, television, music or other media, we plan on continuing to offer the highest quality entertainment for distribution across the globe."
ICAP Media will be headquartered in Los Angeles with sales offices in London (where its parent company ICAP Plc is headquartered), Paris, Beijing, and San Paulo.
For more information on ICAP Media and ICAP's Global IP Brokerage business, please contact Dean Becker at (561) 309-0011.
About ICAP MEDIA
ICAP Media (IM), formerly Moving Pictures Film & Television, is a multi-faceted media company. Its parent company, ICAP Plc, is a publicly owned financial institution, listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Group's mission is to provide audiences with ethically entertaining media products. IM holdings include both a US theatrical and distribution business and a global content distribution company. The ICAP Media offices are headquartered in the Santa Monica area of Los Angeles, CA.For further information: Michael Anglin of ICAP Patent Brokerage, +1- 312-327-4438, Michael.Anglin@us.icap.com