Beverly Hills-based PacWest Bancorp. is relocating three of its top executives to Denver and looking to make acquisitions in the Rocky Mountain region in what the company says is part of a plan to establish a beachhead in that market.
West Los Angeles-based investor Fika Ventures announced May 23 it completed the raise of a $76 million fund, the VC’s second since its 2017 launch.
Sawtelle-based Leonard Green and Partners plans to place an executive on the board of Catalent Inc., a Somerset, N.J.-based company involved in technology and development for drugs, biologics and consumer health products.
Electric vehicle battery maker Romeo Systems Inc., also known as Romeo Power Technology, raised $88 million in a funding round, according to a May 20 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
West Hollywood-based Cedars-Sinai Federal Credit Union has merged into Credit Union of Southern California in Anaheim on May 1.
Santa Monica-based private equity firm Clearlake Capital’s Wheel Pros business in Colorado has combined with Rancho Dominguez-based MHT Luxury Wheels Inc. to form what the companies claim is the largest automotive aftermarket wheel platform in the world.
The former head of the CBS Employees Federal Credit Union in Studio City, who committed one of the credit union industry’s largest ever embezzlements, signed a plea deal with federal prosecutors in which he admitted to taking more than $40 million over the past two decades.
Commerce-based ManifestSeven, formerly known as MJIC Inc., a cannabis logistics company building a network of distribution hubs in California, plans to delay the timing of its listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange until September.
Beverly Hills-based private equity firm Platinum Equity agreed to sell the Embedded Power business of portfolio company Artesyn Embedded Technologies Inc., to Advanced Energy Industries Inc., in a transaction valued at $400 million.
Santa Monica-based private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group partnered with Cove Hill Partners to become a minority investor in NetDocuments, a cloud-based software services platform to manage document and email flow for law firms and compliance departments of big corporations.
Smart water management software developer Phyn Inc. announced May 9 it received a $12 million investment from its parent companies, Playa Vista-based wireless technology firm Belkin International and Helsinki-based water delivery provider Uponor.
East West Bancorp., parent of East West Bank, the largest independent bank headquartered in Southern California, disclosed in a regulatory filing May 8 that it has written off some tax credit investments related to exposure to a potential solar Ponzi scheme identified by the FBI back in February.
Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp., a Century City-based blank check company formed by two Hollywood veteran executives, plans to raise $350 million by offering 35 million units at a price of $10.
Santa Monica-based private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group has agreed to purchase software management firm Dude Solutions from Warburg Pincus, a New York City-based private equity firm.
Downtown-based Cathay General Bancorp, parent of the $17.1 billion-in-asset Cathay Bank, announced plans to repurchase up to $50 million of its stock.