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Downtown acquires Salli Isaak songs business

By | Published on Monday 5 November 2018

Paloma Faith

Independent music publisher Downtown last week announced it had acquired the Salli Isaak music publishing business that was set up by Nick Raphael and Jo Charrington back in 2006. Among the songwriters whose work Salli Isaak represent are Jimmy Napes, Paloma Faith, Shane Filan and Robert Stapleton

Confirming the deal, Raphael said: “We are very pleased that our writers and their incredible songs will now sit alongside the wonderful and prestigious catalogue that Downtown continues to build”.

Meanwhile Roberto Neri, MD of Downtown’s UK operation, added: “We are so grateful to Nick and Jo who signed these incredible songwriters, who have created worldwide evergreens that we will be listening to and singing for many decades to come. This is an incredible acquisition for our company and we are absolutely THRILLED to be working with Jimmy, Paloma and the other exciting songwriters on the roster”.