Caltius Equity Partners Portfolio Company Talent Systems Acquires Spotlight

January 21, 2021

We are pleased to announce that our portfolio company, Talent Systems LLC, has acquired Spotlight. The transaction is Talent Systems’ fourth strategic acquisition since the company was formed by management and Caltius Equity Partners in June 2017.

“Spotlight is an important milestone acquisition for Talent Systems, solidifying our market position and product offerings for our clients,” said Rafi Gordon and Alex Amin, co-CEOs, Talent Systems.

Talent Systems provides online technology, software and services that connect casting directors and studios with agents and actors to facilitate the effective discovery, auditioning and hiring of talent for commercials, TV and film productions. It operates in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Ukraine, India and Poland. Founded in 1927, Spotlight is the leading online casting platform for TV, film, commercial and theater productions in the United Kingdom.

“Rafi and Alex have done a fantastic job of fulfilling their vision to build the industry-leading technology solutions provider for worldwide casting and auditioning. It’s a pleasure to support them as they continue to grow organically and through key acquisitions,” Garrick Ahn, Managing Director, Caltius Equity.

About Talent Systems

Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Talent Systems provides online technology, software and services that connect casting directors and studios with agents and actors to facilitate the effective discovery, auditioning and hiring of talent for commercials, TV and film productions.  Spotlight is the leading online casting platform for TV, film, commercial and theater productions in the United Kingdom.  For more information, please visit the website: (https://corp.castingnetworks.com/about/).