Big Hit recently changed its name, from Entertainment, to Labels and a few minutes ago it became known that the company could be buying from Pledis Entertaiment, which was founded by Han Sung Soo, a dancer from several known K-groups. pop, the company has been active since 2007.
Among the groups that Pledis has launched are: After School, Orange Cramel, NU’EST and Seventeen.
It is said that Big Hit Labels will acquire Pledis, but will leave the creative and administrative management in the hands of current managers, as it did with the Source Music company, who run the women’s group GFriend.
According to reports, all Pledis workers would move to the Big Hit building next May, where they will continue to work in charge of their groups. Nothing has been confirmed yet, as Korean media expect Big Hit to make an official statement about its acquisition.
Fans, ARMY and Carat, expressed their opinion through social networks, the mention of Big Hit is trending on Twitter, thanks to the public sending messages to the two companies, wishing to see the work together:
¿¿BTS y GFRIEND próximamente familia de Seventeen y NU'EST??
NO ME ESPERABA ESTO PARA NADA:0
Según el artículo, Pledis se mudará al nuevo edificio de BigHit así que quizás interactúen dentro de la empresa, pero no creo que fuera de esta. Ya que SVT y N siguen estando en Pledis pic.twitter.com/vArgEIKl4J
— ☯ ФТ7 🌹 (@hopeworld_jimin) January 12, 2020
At the last moment, Big Hit went out to give his position on these rumors, the company said that they have not made a decision, as negotiations could continue in development.
Do you think Big Hit acquires Pledis?