Henry Meier

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Recent Stories

Deals & Dealmakers: Consolidation Trend

NSBN latest professional services firm to make move amid generational shift

NSBN in Century City will be absorbed Jan. 1 by Minneapolis-based CliftonLarsonAllen, according to the local accounting firm’s Managing Partner Ken Miles.

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Deals & Dealmakers: Regent Reels in Sunset

Beverly Hills private equity firm adds magazine to media portfolio

Regent adds to media portfolio with Sunset magazine.

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Deals & Dealmakers: Crowdfunding by Gender Break

Unaccredited investors more inclined to back female founders

Regulation crowdfunding continues to push forward, with close to $70 million raised by nearly 700 companies from unaccredited investors since the Securities and Exchange Commission greenlit the practice in May 2016.

Clearlake Capital Leads $65M Round for MetricStream Inc.

Santa Monica private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group led a $65 million investment round for MetricStream Inc. of Palo Alto.

B. Riley to Acquire Voice-Over-Internet Firm for $143 Million

B. Riley Financial Inc. said it would pay $143 million to purchase internet voice call service magicJack VocalTec Ltd.

Deals & Dealmakers: B. Riley Adds magicJack

$143 million bolt-on deal latest for publicly traded investment bank

B. Riley Financial Inc. announced last week it would pay $143 million to purchase internet voice call service magicJack VocalTec Ltd.

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Asian Banks Complete Merger

Cathay General Bancorp’s acquisition of SinoPac Bancorp was completed late last month, with the two companies’ public-facing banking operations – Cathay Bank and Far East National Bank – merging under Cathay’s banner.

Deals & Dealmakers: Tax Bill Mixed Bag

Republicans’ plan to overhaul taxes boon for some, bad news for others.

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives unveiled its anticipated tax legislation last week, with mixed reviews over the bill’s business benefits.

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Impact Networking Buys Montrose Document Solutions Firm

Business services firm Impact Networking made its commitment to the Los Angeles market final last week, purchasing Montrose-based Lance Allen Document Solutions, or LADS, for an undisclosed sum.

Deals & Dealmakers: L.A. Entrance for Impact

Chicago-based outfit strikes deal for local business service firm LADS

Business services firm Impact Networking made its commitment to the Los Angeles market final last week, purchasing Montrose-based Lance Allen Document Solutions, or LADS, for an undisclosed sum.

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