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The annual performance of a national CMO can be affected by a number of different factors. Looking at CMO results for 2015, the biggest factor to take on board when making national comparisons is the strength of the dollar.


  • Combined royalty collections for the world's 20 biggest collective management organizations (CMOs) that have published results fell sharply last year at current exchange rates after two consecutive years of growth. At constant exchange rates, combined royalty collections registered growth.

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  • Details the respective performance of the top 20 collection societies in the world.
  • Explains the big differences in performance at current exchange rates and constant rates.

Key questions answered

  • What was the biggest collection society in the word last year in revenue terms?
  • Why was there a big difference in the performance of collection societies at current and constant exchange rates?

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  • Summary
  • Annual review of the world's leading CMOs
  • A tale of two global CMO performance measures
  • Mandates give SACEM a clear lead


  • Author

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