Mexico City, D.F. July 7, 2015 – Universal Music Publishing Mexico has signed an exclusive publishing administration agreement with SACM (Sociedad de Autores y Compositores de México), the Mexican performing rights organization, for the US and Puerto Rico, it was announced today by Yadira Moreno, Managing Director of UMPG México & Central America.
Through the deal, UMP Mexico will provide administration, licensing and creative services for all domestic and international songs owned and/or administered by SACM Publishing for the U.S. And Puerto Rico.
“We couldn’t be more delighted that SACM entrusted their legacy to UMPG,” said Yadira Moreno. “SACM has a unique catalog that conveys the cultural essence of contemporary Mexican music. It will be our privilege to maximize opportunities for the composers we now represent, and to continue promoting their songs in the territory.”
“As a composer myself, I have firsthand experience of the effectiveness and efficiency in which UMPG operates,” said Mr. Armando Manzanero, President of SACM. “We are very excited to be working with UMPG, as they understand the nuances and complexity of our catalog.”
“We are confident that our catalog is in the best hands of the business,” said Roberto Cantoral Zucchi, General Manager for SACM. “UMPG’s administrative infrastructure along with their team of administration and licensing specialists make this deal a thrill. SACM feels this is the right step forward that will benefit all of our composers and partners.”