Schubert Music takes over Celsius Management

2017-11-21
press release

"Andreas Schubert, founder and owner of Schubert Music Publishing and Schubert Music Agency (SMA), will take over Celsius Management GmbH from its founder, partner and former Managing Director Markus Hartmann on 1st November 2017.
 
Markus Hartmann founded his artist management company in 2004, the first acts including Tocotronic, Blumfeld and Apoptygma Berzerk. Other well known acts were added to the roster, such as Guano Apes, Stanfour, the finalists of The Voice Of Germany and The Voice Kids, Ivy Quainoo and the company also consulted for the likes of The Common Linnets. In team with the artists, a worldwide network of partnerships emerged; it was an early task of Celsius Management to serve all relevant markets and all disciplines of the market in a competent and self-sufficient manner. The company's record includes 12 gold records, 3 Echo Awards, 121 tours with nearly 1000 concerts in 27 countries, 137 record releases and a total of 114 weeks on the charts.

The parties have not disclosed the financial details of the deal. The central office for all business activities of the company will be Hamburg. The artists previously managed by  SMA, such as Die Krupps, Joachim Witt, The Sinderellas and The Mystery Of The Bulgarian Voices, will now also become part of the Celsius management roster."