United Asia Management brings six agencies under one roof
Headed by Korean Wave star Bae Yong-joon’s Keyeast, South Korea’s six most influential talent agencies are bowing a joint management company, United Asia Management, to tap into the international market.The other agencies are AM Entertainment, SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, JYP Entertainment and IJ Entertainment, whose prexy Jung Young-bum will be CEO of UAM. UAM will unite Korean A-list actors, including Jang Dong-gun (“The Warrior’s Way”), with top pop groups. UAM will co-manage stars’ intellectual property rights and develop an online database for the international market. It also will use its biz know-how and connections to co-produce projects starring its clients.