Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is a Los Angeles-headquartered talent agency.
Founded in 1975, CAA was started by five agents who were working at the William Morris Agency, which became William Morris Endeavor (WME).
Thos agents were: Michael S. Rosenfeld, Michael Ovitz, Ronald Meyer, William Haber, and Rowland Perkins.
Today, CAA represents many leading talents working in film, television, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content.
Temasek acquiring a stake in CAA
In September 2017, CAA announced that Temasek had acquired a minority stake in its business.
TPG Capital retained its majority position in CAA following the Temasek transaction.
At the time, CAA President Richard Lovett said: “As one the most successful and sophisticated investors in the world, Temasek provides an extraordinary level of insight and resources as we continue to provide the best opportunities for the company and our clients.
“Today’s announcement speaks to the incredible growth and relentless innovation across all areas of the agency. We have a combination of partners that provide global firepower for our continued success.”Music Business Worldwide