He was undeniably right - U2 is a canny commercial operation backed up by an undeniable creative talent.
Unlike most bands, U2 retained ownership of their music ever since they broke out as stars in the 1980s. McGuinness would not have it any other way. This ownership is central to the band's personal wealth, estimated to be in the region of $850 million (split five ways between the four band members and McGuinness).
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