ole Recruits Brian Holdcroft as Vice President of Acquisitions

Brian Holdcroft
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 24, 2015) -

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ole, the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, has secured Brian Holdcroft to fill the new role of Vice President of Acquisitions. Holdcroft, a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), is a Mergers and Acquisitions professional with nearly two decades of relevant experience, last serving as Director of Finance - Acquisitions & Projects at the CBI Health Group where Brian oversaw over 40 acquisitions that contributed to more than tripling the size of the company. ole welcomes Brian's experience to this new leadership role within ole's acquisitions team, which has already concluded more than $450 million in acquisitions. Holdcroft will be based in ole's Toronto office reporting directly to Ed Killin, EVP Acquisitions.

"Brian is a much welcomed addition to ole's Acquisition Team especially in view of our aggressive expansion," said Ed Killin, Executive Vice President, Acquisitions of ole. "Brian's deep experience will allow ole to execute more deals in less time while maintaining quality control and governance as we head into our busiest time of the year."

"I'm thrilled to be part of the ole leadership team and look forward to working with the team and contributing to the achievement of ole's future growth targets," said Holdcroft. "ole has had exceptional success in deal-making, and I'm looking forward to working with their incredible staff."

About ole:

ole is one of the world's foremost rights management companies with investments of over $450M in music intellectual property (IP). Founded in 2004, with operations in Toronto, Nashville, New York, and Los Angeles, ole is engaged in IP acquisitions, creative development, and worldwide rights management. The ole catalog includes over 45,000 songs and 60,000 hours of TV and film music across all genres. Copyrights under ole's control include songs recorded by artists such as the Backstreet Boys, Beyonce, Blake Shelton, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, Michael Jackson, One Direction, Rihanna, Rush, Taylor Swift, and Timbaland. ole controls substantial A/V music and secondary rights including catalogs from Sony Pictures Entertainment, MGM, Miramax, Nelvana, and Nu Image/Millennium. Jingle Punks, the Production Music division of ole, provides quality content and service to creators in all media with over 230,000 tracks in its library.

ole is committed to the creative development of its 100+ staff songwriters, legacy writers, and composers and adding value to our catalogs and client catalogs. Current ole writers include Rush, Timbaland, Tyler Farr, Josh Dorr, Gord Bamford, Brett Jones, Dave Turnbull, Jeremy Stover, Marty Dodson, and Ian Thornley. ole has ongoing Ventures with Last Gang Publishing, Roots Three Music, Jackoby Publishing, and most recently, ole-Bluestone Publishing, ole's venture with global hitmaker Timbaland. ole's legacy catalogs and writers include Max Webster, Coney Hatch, and Ian Thomas.

ole is proud to be associated with its bank partners SunTrust, JP Morgan, CIT Finance, Fifth Third Bank, Avenue Bank, City National Bank, and OneWest Bank.

ole is committed to being the world's best and most innovative Rights Management Company and the preferred destination for IP Investors and Creators in all Media.

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