United Artists Records, Inc.


US record company that was established in 1957. It was the parent company of the United Artists Records label. The company was acquired in May 1967 by Transamerica Corporation and absorbed into the group. After a major restructuring, United Artists Records Inc. was re-established in February 1971 when re-named from Liberty/UA, Inc. In September 1974 it was succeeded by United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc.
Also credited as “UAR, Inc.”

Corporate history of the later legal entity
CA company number: 0432997
Incorporated: 18 May 1962 as 'Liberty Acquisition Company'
First name change: 4 June 1962 to Liberty Records, Inc.
Second name change: 16 January 1969 to 'Liberty/UA, Inc.'
Third name change: 17 February 1971 to 'United Artists Records, Inc.' - this page
Merged in: 'L. F. Disposition Corp.' on 31 December 1973
Merged in: 'H. S. Disposition Corp. ' on 18 January 1974
Fourth name change: 11 September 1974 to 'United Artists Music And Records Group, Inc.'
Fifth name change: 13 December 1978 to Liberty/United Records, Inc.
Sixth name change: 2 September 1980 to 'Liberty Records, Inc.'
Merged out (dissolved): 1 April 1981 into 'Capitol Records, Inc.'

Sublabels:Superpak, UA Latino, Unart Records, Veep
Contact Info:

All defunct:
• 729 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York 10019
• Los Angeles, California 90028


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