HMV Group plc is engaged in retailing of pre-recorded music, video, electronic games and related entertainment products under the HMV and Fopp brands, and the retailing of books principally under the Waterstone’s brand. It has four segments: HMV UK & Ireland, HMV International and HMV Live. HMV UK & Ireland and HMV International are the pre-recorded music, video and electronic games retailing divisions that primarily trade under the HMV brand. HMV Live’s activities include the operation of live music venues and events, including festivals, together with sponsorship income relating to brands held within the business. The Group had operations in seven countries, with the principal markets being those of the United Kingdom and Canada. In August 2012, it announced the disposal of Hammersmith Apollo Limited. In December 2012, it sold MAMA Group Limited and its subsidiaries and its separately held interest in 50% of Mean Fiddler Group Limited (MAMA) to Juno Newco Limited.