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Uh, yeah, I do read the business news, and no need for your rude question. As I understand it, Terra 
Firma is far from shut out on this. Let's see in 6 months where things stand. It looks very likely 
EMI will be taken private.

-- Tom Fine

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Abrams" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 9:50 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] EMI is NOT about to be bought by a private-equity firm


> Wrong!  The bid from Terra Firma was decisively rejected by EMI shareholders.  It was only taken 
> up by 3.6% of shareholders.  There is likely to be a new bid from Warners and that may well be 
> successful.  Don't you read the business news?
>
> SA
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2007 2:03 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] 78s, SoundExchange, & SaveNetRadio-Tom & Mal
>
> I would hope, given that all but EMI of the major record companies are
>> publicly-traded (EMI is about to be bought by a private-equity firm), that the dealings of their 
>> industry association is aimed at maximum long-term sustainable profits for the companies, and 
>> killing off a source of revenue is not good business.
>>
>> -- Tom Fine
>