ReKTGlobal, a gaming and esports entertainment and media company, announced that it has acquired the social media monetization and talent development company, TalentX Entertainment. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Previously, ReKTGlobal had entered into a joint venture with TalentX as its talent management arm as a separate entity. This merger now brings them together under the same ownership group.
As ReKTGlobal’s new talent management arm, the company will combine TalentX’s portfolio and talent management with ReKTGlobal’s expertise spanning esports, traditional sports, music, and entertainment.
ReKTGlobal was launched in 2017 by Amish Shah and Dave Bialek, and is the parent company behind the League of Legends European Championship, Rogue, and Call of Duty franchise, the London Royal Ravens.
The ReKTGlobal ownership team includes Summit Partners, Nick Gross, Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith, musical artists Steve Aoki, Imagine Dragons and Nicky Romero, pro athletes Rudy Gobert, Landon Collins and Taylor Fritz, and superstars Josh Richards and Griffin Johnson.