KeyEast

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KeyEast Co., Ltd.
Native name
Hangul(주)키이스트
Revised Romanization(Ju)Kiiseuteu
Formerly
Tuneboom Korea Co., Ltd.
Public
Traded asKRX: 054780[1] (November 14, 2003)
IndustryEntertainment
SuccessorAuto Wintech (오토윈테크)
FoundedOctober 8, 1996 (1996-10-08)
(as Tuneboom Korea Co., Ltd. (한국툰붐 주식회사))
FounderBae Yong-joon
Headquarters5th floor, KeyEast, 96 Road 26, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam District, ,
South Korea
Area served
  • Asia
  • Worldwide
Key people
Services
  • Artist management
  • Merchandising and licensing
  • Planning and production of cultural content
  • Broadcasting
  • Investment
Revenue20,687,309,140 won (June 30, 2015)
1,894,744,879 won (June 30, 2015)
1,848,842,998 (June 30, 2015)
Total equity39,802,328,288 won (June 30, 2015)
Owner
Number of employees
64 (June 30, 2015)
ParentSM Entertainment
Subsidiaries
  • Content K
  • Content N
  • Content Y
  • [Stream Media Corporation]
WebsiteKEYEAST

KeyEast (Korean키이스트; stylized as KEYEAST) is a management agency founded by actor Bae Yong-joon.

History[edit]

  • October 8, 1996 – Tuneboom Korea Co., Ltd. (한국툰붐 주식회사) was established.
  • November 2003 – Tuneboom Korea was listed at KOSDAQ.
  • June 2004 – Tuneboom Korea changes corporate name to Auto Wintech Inc. (오토윈테크 주식회사).
  • March 2006 – Auto Wintech changes again to its current name, KeyEast Co., Ltd. (주식회사 키이스트).
  • July 2006 – KeyEast acquires BOF Corp. (주식회사 비오에프) and made it a subsidiary.
  • February 2008 – KeyEast advances to Japan, forming BOF Entertainment.
  • June 2008 – KeyEast organized a premium event for The Legend at the Osaka Dome.
  • August 2008 – KeyEast opens the Japanese entertainment portal BOFI.
  • January 2009 – KeyEast and JYP Entertainment established a joint venture, Holyim.
  • May 2009 – KeyEast acquires Japanese company Digital Adventure Inc. (株式会社デジタルアドベンチャー) (TYO: 4772) and made it an affiliated company.
  • January 2010 – KeyEast and BOF Corp. merge into one company, with KeyEast as the surviving entity.
  • December 2010 – KeyEast enters the television production industry through the Korean drama Dream High.[2]
  • July 2012 – KeyEast advances to China.[3]
  • March 2018 – SM Entertainment acquired KeyEast Entertainment with a controlling stake of 25%.

Artists[edit]

Actor/Actress[edit]

Subsidiaries[edit]

Content Y[edit]

Official website

Former Artists[edit]

Partnership[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "054780: KOSDAQ Stock Quote - KEYEAST Co. Ltd". Bloomberg.
  2. ^ Hong, Lucia (14 April 2010). "KEYEAST, JYP, CJ Media team up for drama "Dream High"". 10Asia.
  3. ^ Sunwoo, Carla (31 July 2012). "Keyeast Entertainment heads to China". HanCinema.
  4. ^ "Key East Entertainment and JYP Reach An Agreement, Joint Company Terminated - Soompi". www.soompi.com.

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