[PIAS] Cooperative, formerly Cooperative Music, often referred to as Co-Op, is a group of indie labels based in the UK but that have offices around the world, owned by [PIAS].
|Parent company||PIAS Group|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
Through their partner labels [PIAS] Cooperative work with artists like iamamiwhoami, Phoenix, Bloc Party, The Knife, Fleet Foxes, Prinzhorn Dance School, Citizens!, Interpol, The Black Keys and Mumford & Sons.
In April 2005, Cooperative Music was set up by the V2 Music Group as a transnational marketing and distribution operation which licenses independent labels, as opposed to individual artist companies which is the standard industry practice, for release in Europe, Australia and Japan. This in-house licensing division has an exclusive international marketing team with representation in the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Australia and Japan.
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- "Confirmed: Universal sells Co-Op - and racks up £530m from EMI asset sales", Music Week (Wednesday, Feb 27th 2013 at 5:41PM). Retrieved 7-10-2018.