January 30, 2015 12:33 PM ET


Company Overview of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC

Company Overview

William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC operates as a talent and literary agency in the United States and the United Kingdom. It provides music, comedy, lectures, and theatrical and non-traditional tours for college bookings, fairs and special events, international bookings, and corporate and private events. The company offers celebrity voices, radio imaging, TV affiliates, NFL voices, commercial voices, Spanish voices, and animation; and voiceover for promos, trailers, and narration. It allows buyers to schedule talent for music and theatre events, comedy performances, and speaking engagements. William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC was formerly known as William Morris Agency, Inc. a...

9601 Wilshire Boulevard

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

United States

Founded in 1898





Key Executives for William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Co-Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 54
Co-Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 51
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC Key Developments

William Morris Endeavor Entertainment Appoints Peter Klein as Chief Financial Officer, Effective Immediately

William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC announced the appointment of Peter Klein as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Klein will oversee the global finance operation across WME, and IMG Worldwide (IMG) upon transaction close, and will report to the co-CEOs of WME, Patrick Whitesell and Ariel Emanuel. Mr. Klein spent 11 years at Microsoft Corporation, where he most recently served as the company's CFO from November 2009 to June 2013. Prior to becoming CFO at the corporate level, he was CFO of the Server and Tools Division and CFO of the Microsoft Business Division.

Silver Lake Reportedly Drops Hulu Bidding

Silver Lake has reportedly dropped out of the bidding for Hulu, LLC on the day that bids are due for the on-demand video service. All Things Digital cited unnamed sources who said that Silver Lake had pulled out. Hulu is owned by Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NasdaqGS:FOXA), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and Comcast Corporation (NasdaqGS:CMCS.A). It is expected to fetch more than $1 billion for sellers group. Silver Lake was bidding in partnership with William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC.

KKR, Guggenheim And Silver Lake Reportedly Bid For Hulu

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR), Guggenheim Partners, LLC and Silver Lake in partnership with William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC have made bids to acquire Hulu, LLC, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on condition of anonymity. Other bidders include Yahoo! Inc. (NasdaqGS:YHOO), DIRECTV (NasdaqGS:DTV) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) among others.

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