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Hybe, the company behind BTS, acquires stake in rival SM Entertainment

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Hybe buys 14.8% stake in SM Entertainment to become largest shareholder

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The acquisition was completed amidst accusations of a hostile takeover

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SM Entertainment founder Lee Soo-man sold his shares to Hybe

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Hybe plans to buy a further 25% of SM shares from investors

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SM Entertainment accused Hybe of monopolizing the industry

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Hybe CEO vows to prioritize transparency and shareholder value at SM

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SM will have creative autonomy, and Hybe will support its artists

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Combined, Hybe and SM account for 70% of K-pop industry revenue

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