Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) is expanding their relationship with Disney Music Publishing (DMP) to include the United Kingdom, Ireland, continental Europe, Israel and countries in Africa and the Caribbean. UMPG has handled Disney's music publishing business in Southeast Asia since 2004 and subsequently added territories in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and the Caribbean.

Disney Music Group president Ken Bunt: “We are thrilled to expand our relationship with UMPG into Europe and beyond. Their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit make for the perfect match for Disney Music Publishing,”

Disney is home to one of the most iconic catalogs in history, one that spans cultures, generations and genres,” said Jody Gerson, UMPG CEO and global chairman. “We are honored to expand our global collaboration with Disney and we look forward to developing outstanding creative opportunities that build on the company’s outstanding legacy.”