The company was founded in 1982 by Kenny Gates and Michel Lambot and is one of the largest independent and privately-owned music companies in the world.

Headquartered in London and Brussels with 16 offices around the world and 300 employees, [PIAS] champions and supports the best independent music across an unrivalled international marketing and distribution network.

The [PIAS] Group includes the [PIAS] Label Group and [Integral] Distributions Services.