GRAB buys Uber. Takeda Pharmaceutical buys Shire. Disney - or maybe Comcast - buys most of 21st Century Fox. Around the world, the news these days seems to be all about industry consolidation -...

THE BROAD VIEW

MARC Cimino is frustrated. The Universal Music Publishing executive oversees one of the largest song catalogues in the world, collecting royalties for Nicki Minaj, Adele and Justin Bieber.

THE investment fund that made a 10,000 per cent return as one of the earliest investor in music streaming giant Spotify Technology SA now has similar hopes for a trio of Swedish startups.

BEYONCÉ is back with another world-stopping surprise album - and this time she brought her husband, Jay-Z, along for the ride.

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