LONDON (CelebrityAccess) — Panos Ayassotelis's Paragon Artists and Eli Booker's ATM Artists are merging to form Connected Artists, an indie agency focusing on electronic dance music.
The combined company's roster would represent Arty, Avicii, Cazzette, Erick Morillo, Alesso, Axwell, Axwell, Ingrosso (former Swedish House Mafia members), Dirty South, Moby, Otto Knows and Sebastian Ingrosso. The newly formed company maintains that it will be the largest indie EDM agency in Europe.
In a joint statement, Paragon’s Ayassotelis and ATM’s Booker discussed the decision to merge their respective agencies’ operations: “We both felt we were offering the same level of boutique services to our respective artists and wanted to combine to continue to offer an ever-evolving strategy to enable our clients to achieve their professional goals. We believe Connected Artists will offer the best level of ability to enhance our artists in this space and we look forward to this move and welcoming other agents and genres to our company." – Staff Writers