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Shamrock Capital Advisors Close $250 Million Fund To Invest In Music Publishing, Record Masters, Other Intellectual Property

CashContent is still king.  Or at least it is to Shamrock Capital Advisors and the investors who joined their new $250 million fund to invest in music publishing rights, recorded music masters and other intellectual property.


Shamrock Capital Advisors today announced the final closing of Entertainment IP Fund (EIP), a $250 million fund focused on acquiring or financing entertainment intellectual property rights including music publishing, recorded music masters, tv, film video games and other entertainment content.

This marks the first fund of its type for Shamrock. EIP’s limited partners include a mix of existing and new investors to Shamrock from funds, endowments and foundations, family offices and financial institutions.

EIP is managed by Shamrock from an office in Los Angeles, California with approximately $1.8 billion of assets under management.

The new fund will be led by Patrick Russo (formerly a co-founder of Salter Group), who joined Shamrock as a Partner in late 2014 to pursue this new strategy for the firm. Shamrock also hired Jason Sklar (former Executive Director with JP Morgan’s Entertainment Industries Group) as a Managing Director, Andrew Landenberger (formerly with MGM) as a Vice President and Zoltan Kraus (formerly with Legendary Entertainment) as a Senior Associate.



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  1. I formed a company called GOSPELROCK in 1994 to present Christian ideas with more of a “Rock”sound! I was born in Scotland and always feel close to my Irish brothers. Most of us had grown up with “Faith of our fathers” music. When I came to the States I worked for Sparrow Records when they were in California and then Benson Records in Nashville so I heard some great Contemporary Christian music. I first heard Amy Grant, Phil Keaggy, Kieth Green, Second Chapter of Acts and other great Christian Rock bands who influenced me more to write music for God, with a “kick”. Please don’t bore people when we’re singing about God!
    I have 2 CD’s on iTunes. “Love Never Fails”? – Ed Hamill and “Sincerely Yours”-Ed Hamill. I also hqd

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