OC BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
Irvine-based Pacific Premier Bank had $16.6 million in net income last year, an 85% increase from 2013.
Santa Ana College and Cypress College were named to a list of 15 community colleges statewide that can offer four-year college degrees, according to the California Community Colleges chancellor’s office.
The S&P 500 was down 0.2% to 2,014.84 in midday trading.
Newport Beach-based Alliant Insurance Services Inc. has agreed to pay about $300 million to acquire QBE US Agencies, the U.S. operations of Sydney, Australia-based QBE Insurance Group Ltd.
San Clemente-based automotive customer service firm DealerSocket Inc. has acquired DealerFire, a web design and digital marketing firm in Oshkosh, Wis.
Irvine-based Standard Pacific Corp. is the lone locally-based homebuilder tapped to build homes at Beacon Park, the second community planned for the Great Park Neighborhoods.
Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. president John Arabia has been appointed chief executive of the Aliso Viejo-based company.
The markets are closed today in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
The S&P 500 was up 0.9% to 2,009.59 in midday trading.
Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co. has tapped former White House economic adviser Gene Sperling as a consultant on U.S. economic policy.
Newport Beach-based homebuilder William Lyon Homes has partnered with Stearns Lending LLC in Santa Ana to create William Lyon Mortgage LLC.
Newport Beach-based investment firm Excelsior Capital Partners LLC has acquired office furniture maker Via Seating Inc.
Foothill Ranch-based retail chain Wet Seal Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday, and said it plans to continue to operate its recently pared-down business under the jurisdiction of the court.
Irvine-based Montage Hotels & Resorts promoted Executive Vice President Jason Herthel to president and chief operating officer, new positions for the company.
Orange County companies drew $702.3 million in venture capital funding in 2014, up about 1% from a year earlier.
Anaheim-based Bruxie Gourmet Waffle Sandwiches named Dave Barrows its first president, according to a news report.
The S&P 500 was down 0.9% to 1,993.79.
The Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau on Wednesday detailed its $240 million expansion plan for the Anaheim Convention campus, which includes the Hilton Anaheim, Anaheim Marriott and Sheraton Park Hotel.
Incipio Technologies Inc. in Irvine said it signed a multiyear licensing deal with Burton Snowboards to manage the manufacturing and distribution of accessories for various mobile devices for the Burlington, Vt.-based company.
Ontario-based Prime Health Services said today that it donated La Palma Intercommunity Hospital to the Prime Healthcare Foundation.
Irvine-based Plaza Bank has agreed to acquire Bank of Manhattan in El Segundo in deal valued at about $52 million.
Orange County companies received 3,520 U.S. patents in 2014, up 12% year-over-year.
Stock indices declined in midday trading on news of a projected decline in global economic growth.
UC Irvine Medical Center Chief Executive Terry Belmont said today that plans to retire from the post on June 30.
Lake Forest-based iPourIt has received $1 million in angel funding from a group led by Tech Coast Angels, with the potential for another $250,000, according to the company.