Curve Royalty Systems, a London-based music technology company, is expanding into the US with a new office in Los Angeles, which will serve as a base for its roster of clients.
Curve Royalty Systems was launched in 2019 by former ADA/Warner, Cooking Vinyl and Essential Music executives, Richard Leach, Ray Bush and Tom Allen.
The company has also appointed Sam Spainhower, a music royalty specialist, to oversee its US operations.
Spainhower will report to Richard Leach, General Manager of Curve Royalty Systems.
Spainhower joins the company from NKSFB, where he worked with performance rights organisations, record labels and publishing companies.
The announcement comes after Curve expanded its roster of clients in New York, Nashville and Los Angeles.
The company says its royalty platform was “built to deal with the scale and demands of music businesses in the digital age and now processes billions of lines of data for its clients”.
“Curve Royalty Systems has enjoyed significant growth in recent times.”
Richard Leach, said: “Curve Royalty Systems has enjoyed significant growth in recent times with more and more demand for our services coming from US based music companies.
“With that in mind our new Los Angeles office will become a dedicated hub for that activity.
“Sam Spainhower has come on board to oversee our US operations and to apply his experience, energy and local knowledge of the market and the processes required to deliver a world class service.”
“Curve Royalty Systems is one of the leading providers of independent royalty solutions for the global music industry.”
Sam Spainhower, added: “Curve Royalty Systems is one of the leading providers of independent royalty solutions for the global music industry with a fast expanding roster.
“I’m looking forward to responding to the increasing demand for its services and to being part of its growing presence in the US.”Music Business Worldwide