Reporter (Deals & Dealmakers)
Platinum Equity doubled down on its play in the office supply market last week, announcing plans to acquire the Australia and New Zealand units of Office Depot Inc. subsidiary OfficeMax.
BANKING: Intrepid’s CEO says unprecedented number of prospective buyers active.
Things were busy last week for Brentwood’s Intrepid Investment Bankers, which closed four deals for four different clients, according to the firm’s founder, Jim Freedman, who also serves as chairman.
French multinational food company Bonduelle acquired Irwindale prepackaged salad maker Ready Pac Foods Inc. last week for $409 million.
Investment in period up year to year as Greycroft Partners paces local field, backing 19 companies.
Greycroft Partners, Snap’s IPO help fuel strong first quarter for venture capital.
Private equity outfit Brentwood Associates made a big foray into the health care world last week with the acquisition of Texas-based Jefferson Dental Care from Century City’s Black Canyon Capital.
health care: Lawsuit says San Gabriel broke law by denying residents clinic.
Doctor taps disability law to challenge San Gabriel’s rejection of his dialysis clinic.
First-quarter sales of small business in Los Angeles were up 4.4 percent year over year, according to numbers from BizBen released Tuesday.
Boies Schiller Flexner is snapping up downtown’s Caldwell Leslie & Proctor effective April 17, according to the firms, giving the New York-based outfit a robust addition to its West Coast practice.
Platinum Equity made a play into the immigration services sector last week, acquiring Ashburn, Va.-based government contractor FCi Federal for an undisclosed sum through its PAE portfolio company.
INVESTMENT: Snap’s IPO powered up improved period in year-to-year comparison.
The market for emerging companies put up strong first-quarter numbers on the back of Snap Inc.’s March initial public offering, according to data released last week by big four accounting firm Ernst & Young.