According to SportsDonga, BigHit Entertainment have made a merger agreement with Pledis Entertainment— 파룬 (@balloon_wanted) January 12, 2020
This means Pledis groups NU'EST and SEVENTEEN will join BigHit - similar to how BH acquired Source Music with GFRIENDhttps://t.co/hpdhivhbWY
According to multiple entertainment officials, Big Hit Entertainment has recently decided to acquire and merge with Pledis Entertainment— The Seoul Story (@theseoulstory) January 12, 2020
With this, Pledis is also expected to move into the Yongsan office building in central Seoul where Big Hit will expand and relocate in May pic.twitter.com/3Cicp1SOL2
[Exclusive] Big Hit Entertainment is acquiring Pledis Entertainment, home to NU'EST and Seventeen. Similar to its acquisition of Source Music (home to GFriend), Pledis will become an independent label under Big Hit and will continue to be managed by its current leadership. https://t.co/MTwalQ1nkv— doolset🍊 (@doolsetbangtan) January 12, 2020
[Official] Big Hit’s representative said, “Although we are open to many opportunities, [the decision to acquire Pledis] has not been made.”https://t.co/0LByIc8QyT— doolset🍊 (@doolsetbangtan) January 12, 2020
Source: balloon_wanted, daum, theseoulstory, doolsetbangtan 2, _jimintoday_, naver
Update: Big Hit says the decision has not been made.