Audacity finds home along open-source MuseScore in new acquisition by growing Muse Group

Sure, it ain’t pretty. But Audacity’s extensive feature set and free status have made this audio editor an essential tool across education and sound production. And now it’s been acquired by the emerging Muse Group. So, who are Muse, and what does this all mean?

Sequential is now a fully-owned Focusrite subsidiary; Dave Smith announcement

It’s consolidation season fo the industry. And Focusrite has just acquired legendary synth maker Sequential, alongside names like Adam Audio and Novation.

Peter Kirn - April 27, 2021

Native Instruments and iZotope now sister companies, with backing from Francisco Partners

Make no mistake – music production is attracting investors. Just weeks after announcing it was acquiring a majority stake in Native Instruments, Francisco Partners now will create a parent company for both NI and iZotope, making two of the largest names in audio software “sister companies.”

Peter Kirn - March 11, 2021

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