About Us

Leveraging Core Values
Since its start in 1973, CEA has completed over 900 transactions in over 60 countries valued in excess of $45 billion. CEA creates value on a truly global scale by combining its worldwide industry relationships with a thorough understanding of local market conditions and industry trends.

Reputation: Our reputation is everything. CEA is known around the world for providing imaginative, value-added solutions delivered with the highest level of professionalism, service and attention to detail.

Relationships: In order to elevate a great idea to the next level, you need to know people at every level. We do. And we won’t hesitate to reach out to a network of trusted contacts to create an opportunity for our clients.

Results: It’s what keeps our clients coming back. The collective skills, experience, energy and creativity of our professionals are what allow us to optimize results for our clients—time after time.

Rick Michaels has been at the helm of CEA since its inception. And he continues to remain personally involved in every transaction because he enjoys succeeding on behalf of CEA’s clients. Rick’s passion for his business stems from the belief that success in the media, entertainment and communications industries is available to anyone with the vision to imagine value and the drive to make it happen.

> Vision    > Focus     > Global Reach     > History     > Reputation