Henry Meier

Reporter (Deals & Dealmakers)

Email: hmeier@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 221

Recent Stories

Unique Period in History Unites Wealth Managers

INVESTMENT: Firms come together to cope with costs, as old guard opts to retire.

Range of factors brings together wealth management firms through mergers and acquisitions.

Electronics Retailer, Chinese Firm Reconnect with $179M Investment

A technology company in China announced in a regulatory filing last week that it is paying $179 million to increase its stake in online electronics retailer Newegg Inc. to almost 94 percent.

Baby Food Company Gobbles Up $4.1 Million in Venture Funding

Organic baby-food startup Caer Inc., which does business as Yumi, announced a $4.1 million seed round last week, taking money from a mix of angel investors and venture capital outfits.

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Benching Over For NBA Agent

SPORTS: Dan Fegan looks to score deals amid ex-firm feud.

Basketball agent Dan Fegan and his former firm, ISE, are feuding.

New Hires to Cover Both Sides of Private Equity

EMPLOYMENT: Adam Feit, Matthew Dalany to bolster Union Bank’s sector efforts.

It seems like a new private equity shop rears its head in Los Angeles every week, and the banks have noticed.

MedMen Closes Initial Fund Short of $100 Million Target, Cashes in on MedReleaf IPO

Culver City marijuana investment outfit MMMG - also known as MedMen - filed paperwork with the Securities & Exchange Commission Monday showing it had raised just $60 million of an inaugural $100 million fund.

Debt Piled Up For Dividends

Rash of retail bankruptcies has raised concerns over loading firms with debt to pay dividends.

L.A. County Supervisors Extend Ban on Marijuana Businesses in Unincorporated Areas

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to extend a ban on cannabis businesses operating in unincorporated areas of the county.

City Council Eyeing Executive to Steer L.A. Marijuana Policy

Multiple sources familiar with the situation said City Council President Herb Wesson has tapped Drug Policy Alliance’s Cat Packer as executive director of L.A.’s forthcoming Cannabis Licensing Commission.

City May Spark To Pot Registry

MARIJUANA: L.A. looks for temporary help for businesses

Los Angeles City Council mulls a temporary registry to take the heat off pot shops.

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