Key Market Movements
CAA (Creative Arts Agency), operator of an entertainment and sports agency, received an undisclosed amount of development capital from Temasek on September 26, 2017. Earlier, the company received an undisclosed amount of development capital from China Media Capital, Fubon Life Insurance and Taiwan Mobile on October 5, 2017. The investment would support the company to form media and entertainment platform CAA China. Taiwan Mobile invested $26 million in the company as part of this transaction.
UTA (United Talent Agency), Operator of talent management agency representing artists and other entertainment professionals in the United States. The company received $200 million of development capital from Investcorp Bank and Public Sector Pension Investment Board on August 7, 2018. The post-deal valuation of the firm was $500 M.
James Grant Group, London-based Provider of management and professional services. The company offers as a one-stop-shop for its clients in the sports, music, literary, social talent, and entertainment sectors, providing accountancy, legal, social media, contract negotiation and strategic career planning services. The company is in talks to be acquired by Bowmark Capital, Inflexion Private Equity and Trilantic Partners through a $195 M LBO on November 24, 2017.