ole Acquires Balmur

ole is pleased to announce the acquisition of the prestigious Balmur Music Catalog from Corus Entertainment Inc. Balmur was established in 1972 by Canadian music legend Anne Murray. Corus Entertainment consequently acquired Balmur Music in 2001.

As a global music publisher, ole is proud to be associated with a large roster of world-class song writers such as Kim Tribble, Cyril Rawson, Anne Murray and Gerald O'Brien. According to ole Managing Partner Robert Ott, "We're thrilled to be associated with writers who have created such a great legacy of song and we intend to aggressively promote the catalogue and bring this great music to the attention of the world ."

The Balmur Catalogue contains some 3200 Country and Pop songs and dozens of active cuts by such artists as Martina McBride, Collin Raye, Toby Keith and Anne Murray to name just a few.

ole is a globally competitive, Canadian owned, full-service music publisher. Founded in 2004 by Managing Partners Robert Ott (formerly VP & GM of BMGMP Canada) and Tim Laing, ole is dedicated to being the most innovative global destination for world class songwriters, composers, management talent and intellectual property (IP) investors and the first choice music source for creators in all media.