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Influential Women in Accounting: CHERYL CALHOUN

Custom Content by the Los Angeles Business Journal

A Managing Director in the CBIZ MHM Los Angeles office

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CUSTOM CONTENT: U.S. Tax Law Changes: How Does This Impact Your Business?

Trusted Advisors

This has been a monumental year in the area of U.S. federal and state and local taxes.

Largest Private Companies

Special Report

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Group Project

Capital Group shakeup part of private investment company’s unorthodox structure

Capital Group Cos. reshuffled scores of its portfolio managers and analysts assigned to its three major equities business units this summer as the downtown–based investment giant seized upon an accelerating inflow of cash from investors shifting to its safe-haven mutual funds, according to an analyst with fund tracker Morningstar Inc. who was familiar with the shakeup.

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Perspective on L.A.’s Private Companies

Changes in L.A. economy reflected in private cos. lists

Manufacturing and real estate-related companies have declined in prominence on the Business Journal’s private companies lists over the past 20 years while architecture/engineering/construction, finance and wholesale/ distribution firms have grown their presence.

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Delta Air Lines to Launch Ontario Airport to Atlanta Service in April

Delta Air Lines announced Oct. 19 that it will launch daily nonstop service between Ontario International Airport and Atlanta in April, marking the third carrier with transcontinental flights from the Inland Empire airport.

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Silicon Beach Report Oct. 19: SpaceX Prioritizes Talent Over Cost

SpaceX prioritizes talent over cost in Port of L.A. project; Nexon’s ‘MapleStory’ hits 1 million; Clippers and Second Spectrum team up for VR game viewer

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Airport Commissioners Approve $2B Contract for LAX Car Rental Facility

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners on Oct. 18 approved a $2 billion, 28-year contract to a consortium of 11 companies to design, build and operate a consolidated car rental facility near Los Angeles International Airport.

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L.A. County Unemployment Rate Ticked Up to 4.6 Percent in September Despite Job Gains

L.A. County’s unemployment rate edged up to 4.6 percent in September even as the county recorded sizable job gains in the education sector, according to state figures released Oct. 19.

USC Reaches $215M Settlement in Class Action Arising from Ob-Gyn Sexual Abuse Allegations

USC has reached a $215 million class-action settlement with hundreds of students who had filed a lawsuit alleging they had been sexually abused by a former campus gynecologist.

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LA’s Tight Housing Market Bad for Business

Commentary

Los Angeles faces a reality marked by economic extremes

Of Global Engagement

Commentary

The bitter divide of domestic politics might be enough to blur the accumulating indicators of Los Angeles’ steady rise as a global city.

USC Health Campus Hotel Snags $49M Loan

Boyle Heights project gets backing from Canyon Partners Real Estate

Century City-based real estate investment firm Canyon Partners Real Estate provided a $49-million loan to finance the construction of the five-story, 200-room Hyatt House hotel

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Transom Capital Buys Into Seattle Spa Scene

Private equity firm will consider opportunities beyond Puget Sound

PE firms gets spas in Seattle.

New ‘Experiential’ Jordan Brand Retail Shop Opens

Downtown location includes rooftop basketball court and recovery lounge

“Experiential retail” in the air.

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Oak View Adds Englander, Awaits NHL Decision

City councilmember comes aboard as facilities operator awaits hockey vote

Oakview taps City Council for talent.

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Defense Dollars

Latest report pegs spending in L.A. County sector at $6.2 billion annually

Breakdown of defense dollars in L.A. County.

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CIM Gets Desmond on Miracle Mile

Brookfield sells 11-story retail, office building

CIM Group gets Desmond’s building in Miracle Mile.

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Nathanson Recalls; IMC Honors; Marciano Surprises

Condolences to family, friends and associates of the late Paul Allen

Union Bank Acquires Intrepid

FINANCE: Mid-market M&A specialist new line for SF-based bank

Union Bank buys Intrepid Investment Bankers.

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