Arbiter Group to close

Distributor the Arbiter Group is set to close

UK musicians' industry magazine MI Pro reports that instrument distributors the Arbiter Group is closing with immediate effect.

MI Pro says staff have received letters notifying them that they have been made redundant.

Rumours surrounding the future of the Arbiter Group have been circulating since the NAMM show in California in early January.

Arbiter Group is currently UK distributor for a number of brands, including Schecter guitars, Spector basses, Premier drums, Rhodes, Moog, Native Instruments and Vic Firth.