LA-based PE firms lead the way — and reap the rewards — with new approaches
Many private equity firms have come to embrace the notion that achieving ethnic diversity and gender balance is vital to their long-term competitiveness.
LA’s private equity firms are charting a new course in turbulent times
Our timely special report on L.A.’s private equity scene takes a close look at how some of the city’s top firms are acting and reacting now, and how they’re positioning themselves for the uncertain times ahead.
Private equity firms ready for the worst, look for the best during the market’s downturn
Private equity firms have been forced to rethink their strategies nearly overnight, searching for ways to survive — and thrive — amid the current market's uncertainty.
Bank also plans $2 million donation
Downtown-based City National Bank has joined a host of global financial institutions in promising to avoid layoffs in the face of the coronavirus crisis.
Financial technology veteran will also join the board
Pasadena-based Green Dot Corp. has named Dan Henry chief executive and president.
Activist Blackwells agrees to support Barrack’s vision
Downtown-based real estate investment company Colony Capital Inc. and activist investor Blackwells Capital have reached a settlement.
Some contend coronavirus could drive up defaults
Ahead of passage of the federal government’s coronavirus rescue package last week, uncertainty roiled the commercial mortgage market.
Coronavirus transforms how LA works
Almost overnight, the coronavirus has transformed the way Angelenos work. For many in the VC space, though, keeping up “business as usual” has been relatively straightforward.
Read interviews with L.A.'s top banking professionals and access the latest data in the Los Angeles Business Journal's Banking & Finance Quarterly Special Report.
City National’s Kelly Coffey makes a good first-year impression
Under Kelly Coffey, who joined City National as chief executive in February 2019, the largest bank headquartered in Los Angeles has grown even larger.
Menai and CTBC have a unique view of the region’s challenges — and opportunities
As the U.S. head of one of Taiwan’s largest banks, Noor Menai has unique insight into the local economic impact of major events like the trade war and the coronavirus outbreak.
Company finds success as ‘Apple of audit software’
Auditboard Inc. has quietly built one of the country’s fastest-growing businesses in a sector famously unwilling to move fast and break things.
Companies try to adjust amid disruptions
Across the Los Angeles region, events and industries such as hospitality, health care and logistics are starting to feel the squeeze from the new coronavirus.
Investors include Macerich, Acadia Realty
Marina del Rey-based Fifth Wall Ventures Management has raised $100 million to help online brands grow offline.
Software firm will use funds for development, expansion
Brace Software Inc., a Santa Monica-based mortgage technology startup, has raised $10 million in a Series A funding round.