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Los Angeles — Music manager Scooter Braun has sold Taylor Swift’s first six albums to an investment firm in a deal that values the assets at about $300m, according to a person familiar with the matter, ending a contentious episode that drew rebukes from the pop star herself.

Braun acquired Swift’s catalogue last year as part of a purchase of Big Machine, a Tennessee-based country record label. Braun, who manages Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, partnered with the Carlyle Group, 23 Capital and George Soros to buy Big Machine for about $300m. The rest of the label isn’t included with the sale of Swift’s albums...

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