Henry Meier

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Recent Stories

New Jeweler in Crown

DEALS & DEALMAKERS: Authentic Brands Group takes shine to Neil Lane.

West Hollywood-based Neil Lane Enterprises sold a majority stake in its jewelry and accessories business to Authentic Brands Group for roughly $100 million, according to sources familiar with the deal, who confirmed recent media reports of the move.

YogaWorks’ Stock Plummets in Public Debut

YogaWorks Inc.’s second attempt at an initial public offering was a go Friday, but despite an aggressive repricing, the company’s stock did a good downward dog impression.

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Deals & Dealmakers: Firm Follows Spa Heat

Burke Williams among trio pulling in financing from St. Cloud Capital fund.

St. Cloud Capital has closed growth-financing deals with three Southern California companies, including Culver City-based spa chain Burke Williams.

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CBRE Acquires Canadian Investment Management Firm Caledon Capital

CBRE Group Inc. has acquired Toronto investment management firm Caledon Capital Management Inc. for an undisclosed sum, the companies said on Wednesday.

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Sales of L.A. Small Businesses Up in Second Quarter

The number of small business sold in the greater Los Angeles area was up 32.3 percent in the second quarter from the same period last year, according to data released Monday from business broker BizBuySell.

Minority Business Champions: IPO for Ethnic Bank

RBB Bancorp is L.A.’s newest public company.

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Deals & Dealmakers: Consultancy Steps Out

Venture separates from law firm; will retain focus on North American clientele.

Business consulting outfit ManattJones Global Strategies split last week from West L.A. law firm Manatt Phelps & Phillips to form the standalone Monarch Global Strategies.

ISE Adds Former Detroit Pistons Player, Executive Joe Dumars to Head Basketball Division

Century City’s International Sports & Entertainment has brought on Joe Dumars, former Detroit Pistons player and general manager, as president of its basketball division, the agency said Tuesday.

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Gores Group Adds Jukebox Company to Firm’s Playlist

Beverly Hills private equity firm Gores Group acquired jukebox-maker AMI Entertainment Friday for an undisclosed sum.

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Deals & Dealmakers: Firm Bags Pot Business

MARIJUANA: High Times magazine, brand scored by Origo in $250M acquisition.

The parent company of cannabis lifestyle brand and magazine High Times is going public after being acquired last week by a special-purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC), which valued the company at $250 million.

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