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pigFACTORY Music Expands Publishing Administration Team; Names Anita Surace-Perrone as New Director of Copyright

LOS ANGELES – June 9, 2010 – Independent publishing & licensing company pigFACTORY Music, whose roster includes recordings and songs by Fatboy Slim, Iggy Pop, and The Turtles, is proud to welcome Anita Surace-Perrone as its new Director of Copyright Administration. With the expansion of its music publishing administration team, pigFACTORY is able to offer major-level copyright & royalty collection services with the personal service of a boutique company.

pigFACTORY is one of the few independent publishers in the international marketplace to affiliate directly with a large number of royalty societies throughout the world. Via its direct memberships and partnerships and by using state-of-the-art royalty software, pigFACTORY quickly and accurately registers its client’s song catalogues with the publishing rights societies and collects ‘at source’ in most major international territories.

“It’s exciting to be a part of

such a rapidly growing and forward-thinking company. I look forward to sharing my experience with pigFACTORY and working with their great roster of artist, writer and publisher clients,� says Surace-Perrone.

Surace-Perrone has over 18 years experience in music publishing administration. Prior to joining Pigfactory, Surace-Perrone held the position of Director of Copyright Administration at Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Famous Music Publishing. Most recently she facilitated the transfer of copyrights from the legendary ARC Music catalog to Opus 19 Music.

“We are very pleased to welcome Anita to the team. pigFACTORY is already known for our top-notch creative services and now with the addition of Anita as Director of Copyright, our music publishing administration services will be equally sought after,� says pigFACTORY CEO Keatly Haldeman.

pigFACTORY Music Publishing ( specializes in the international placement of music in film, television, trailers, advertising, and videogames and the collection of publishing royalties worldwide. To that end, pigFACTORY leverages an advanced digital publishing system to proactively exploit its clients’ music catalogues and track music publishing royalties internationally. The company represents top songwriters, artists, record producers, labels, and publishers with a roster of over 250,000 songs including an extensive selection of classic hits.