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Investments Analyst


About BMG

BMG is a new kind of music company. Our mission is clear; to help artists and songwriters make the very most of their songs and recordings in the digital age. That’s why we offer the best creative support, provide the best access to platforms and work hard to maximize the value of each and every copyright, ensuring all our clients receive all payments promptly and accurately. We are not a technology company – though we use the best technology. We are not just a music publisher or a record label – although we offer both services. BMG is a company with service, transparency and fairness at its heart and a commitment to being the best international music company for songwriters, artists and everyone who works with us.


Your Mission at BMG

Your primary mission will be to contribute to the evaluation and execution of BMG’s US deal pipeline. Preparing analysis and valuation data for the acquisition and advance-based deals across BMG’s publishing and recording divisions. Assisting in the execution of deals in timely and efficient manner, in conjunction with BMG’s Legal & Business Affairs, Financial, Income Tracking and Royalty & Copyright departments.


Your Profile

  • Able to concisely deliver informative and well-organized reports & presentations
  • Excellent organizational / communication skills to ensure the proactive management of multiple projects and tight deadlines
  • Able to recognize and effectively communicate insights and practical recommendations
  • Adaptability and ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills to deliver value to business plans


What You’ll Be Doing

  • Assisting the completion of valuations across US deals across BMG’s recording and publishing rosters
  • Critically evaluate deals and provide valuable insights to Investments team and management
  • Performing financial valuation and discounted cash flow analysis
  • Collating data and key terms to assess deals.
  • Creating investment appraisals for executive management
  • Assisting Investments, Creative and Legal & Business Affairs teams throughout negotiation process
  • Tracking deal processes from start to finish and maintaining deal pipeline
  • Providing analysis for board presentations
  • Conducting market research to gain and implement business insights
  • Performing ad hoc projects as required



  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a financial or mathematical background
  • Skilled in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Experience with financial metrics and translation of data
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience with financial valuation and data analysis
  • Technical understanding of and practical work experience with valuation mechanics (e.g. discounted cash flow, financial statements)
  • Preferred; partially qualified/actively completing ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CFA or other relevant qualification


What’s In It For You

  • Robust medical/dental/vision packages
  • Two weeks’ vacation in year one; three weeks’ vacation in year two
  • $500 fitness reimbursement
  • Diverse possibilities of personal and professional development including trainings and access to
  • Dollar for dollar match of up to 6% into 401(k) after your first year with the company
  • A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for music


Here at BMG we are committed to equal employment opportunity and so all applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, color, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

BMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.





BMG is the new model music company founded by Bertelsmann in 2008 as a direct response to the challenges of music’s digital revolution. Key to its innovative approach is the fact it represents the traditionally separate music publishing and recording rights off the same state-of-the-art platform internationally. BMG is already the world’s fourth biggest music publisher and the first new global player in the recordings business in decades. BMG’s pitch is unique – a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG’s 14 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over 2,5m songs and recordings, including the catalogues of Chrysalis, Bug, Virgin, Mute, Sanctuary, Primary Wave and Talpa Music, as well as literally thousands of artists and songwriters attracted by its fresh approach. BMG is owned by international media company Bertelsmann, which also includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music to do business with.


International offices are located in Berlin (HQ), Los Angeles, New York City, Nashville, Paris, Hilversum, London, Madrid, Milan, Stockholm, Sydney, Beijing, Sao Paulo


Company: BMG Rights Management (US) LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: California 

City: Los Angeles 

Postal Code: 90036 

Job ID: 153901

Date:  Sep 9, 2021

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90036

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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