Universal Music Group shares surge in £110m bonus for Lucian Grainge

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 12:06:58 GMT 4

Universal Music Group shares surge in £110m bonus for Lucian Grainge


Listing puts record label’s British-born boss in line for one of biggest corporate payouts in history

Universal Music Group’s shares surged by more than a third in its stock market debut on Tuesday, putting its chairman and chief executive, Sir Lucian Grainge, in line for a potential bonus of almost $150m (£110m).

Shares in the world’s largest music company, the label behind artists including Taylor Swift and Bob Dylan, rose more than 35% to €25 a share in early trading giving the business a market value of more than €45bn.

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