Rights Valuation 2015

Effective 1st January 2016

Following the outcome of the independent Rights Valuation (December 2015), please see below the updated collective licensing revenue splits for publishers, authors and visual artists. The authors’ and visual artists’ shares will be deducted before distribution to publishers in accordance with the Distribution Charter.


UK licensing revenue

 Format
Publishers (%) Authors (%)
Visual Artists (%)

Books: Schools

42.00 42.00 16.00
Books: Further Education 42.50 42.50 15.00
Books: Higher Education 48.00 48.00  4.00
Books: Business and Public Sector 49.50 49.50  1.00
Journals 76.00 23.00  1.00
Magazines 72.50 17.50 10.00



Overseas licensing revenue*

Format
Publishers (%)
Authors (%)
Visual Artists (%)
Books Same ratio as UK revenue for books across all sectors in previous year.
Journals 76.00 23.00  1.00
Magazines 72.50 17.50 10.00
Non-title specific** Same ratio as UK revenue across all formats and sectors in previous year.


*Shares as above with the exception of income that relates to a sub-section, but not all classes of rightsholders. In this case the distribution will be shared only between the parties representing this subsection of rightsholders and in the same proportions.
**Revenue that cannot be allocated to a specific title or format.