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Uniqlo Founder Donates $25 Million to UCLA

UCLA has received a $25 million gift from Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai for a Japanese literature and culture studies initiative.

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AECOM May Lose After $10B Win

Revenue from Hanford could go to PE firms

Century City-based infrastructure giant AECOM last month landed one of its largest contracts. But the company may see little to no revenue from the deal.

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EPA Taps Tetra Tech

Agency awards $21M for water quality study

Tetra Tech Inc., the Pasadena-based engineering and consulting firm, will assess and manage threats to water quality under a $21 million, five-year contract from the EPA.

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Christofferson Departs Role at AECOM

Law: Executive has been with the firm since 2015

Prominent Los Angeles attorney Carla Christofferson is vacating her positions as executive vice president and chief legal officer of engineering giant AECOM Dec. 16.

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Squar Milner Announces Acquisitions

ACCOUNTING: Deals for SRG and BPE&H team expands presence in LA market

Accounting firm Squar Milner continues to expand its L.A. footprint with two new deals.

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B. Riley Nabs Retail Brands

Firm pays $117 million for English Laundry, others

Firm pays $117 million for English Laundry, others

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Investor Sell-Off Takes a Bite Out of Beyond Meat

Shares of Beyond Meat fell sharply amid a sell-off by early investors and skepticism from analysts.

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Beyond Meat Turns a Profit, Raises Growth Forecast

Beyond Meat turned its first quarterly profit and raised its year-end growth forecast.

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Mall Magnate Caruso Gives $50 Million to Pepperdine Law School

Developer and billionaire Rick Caruso plans to give $50 million to the Pepperdine University School of Law to help low-income students.

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New Boarding School Set

EDUCATION: Swiss firm to develop Pasadena campus

EF Education First’s EF Academy will be the L.A. area’s first new large-scale boarding school in nearly a century.

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For Some, It’s Not a Matter of Degrees

EDUCATION: Students, execs rethink need for college

Some in L.A.’s business community are rethinking the value of college degrees — both for themselves and their employees.

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Wealthiest Angelenos: The Gifts of Giving

Wealthy donors are shifting focus to social, environmental causes

Wealthy donors are shifting the focus of their giving, with an eye toward social and environmental causes.

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USC Athletic Director Lynn Swann Resigns

USC Athletic Director Lynn Swann resigned amid an admissions bribery scandal that has rocked the school's athletic department.

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ServiceTitan Makes Canadian Push with CUC Software Acquisition

Glendale-based software firm ServiceTitan Inc. has purchased CUC Software Inc., a Billings, Mont.-based business software firm whose customers are based largely in Canada.

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B. Riley Financial Names Former Rep. Mimi Walters to Board

Woodland Hills-based financial services firm B. Riley Financial Inc. named former Republican Rep. Mimi Walters from Orange County to its nine-member board.

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