The music catalog of cult British rock band Pink Floyd is the object of envy on the part of Warner Music and BMG, a German music management house allied to the American fund KKR, according to the Financial Times.
• Read also: Pink Floyd song in support of Ukraine
The agreement could potentially exceed 500 million dollars according to the financial daily which cites sources familiar with the matter.
The progressive rock band led by David Gilmour and Roger Waters is one of the biggest record sellers in musical history with hit singles like "Money", "Wish you were here", or "Comfortably numb" and 250 million copies sold worldwide according to bestsellingalbums.org.
Sales of musical catalogs of musical stars have multiplied in recent years, with those of David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Sting or Tina Turner who, according to the press, have also been sold for hundreds of millions of dollars.