Orange County Business Journal

OC BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS

Tease photo

Banc of California Sells Home Loan Unit

Irvine-based Banc of California plans to cut its headcount almost in half with the sale of its home loan division to Caliber Home Loans Inc.

Tease photo

Clean Energy Sells Unit to BP

Shares of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. surged today after the Newport Beach-based company said it would sell its renewable gas business for $155 million to BP Plc.

Tease photo

Orange Coast Sold

Indianapolis-based Emmis Communications Corp. said internally today that it finalized the sale of four of its remaining magazines, including Orange Coast, to Hour Media, a Royal Oak, Mich.-based media company.

Tease photo

Canada Company Wants Wet Seal IP

The YM Inc. Group of Cos. in Toronto posted a $1.5 million stalking-horse bid for Wet Seal LLC’s intellectual property, according to documents filed today in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Tease photo

3 Attorneys Win Law Award

The Orange County/Long Beach region of the Anti-Defamation League named three winners of the 2017 Marcus Kaufman Jurisprudence Award, which will be presented on April 6.

Tease photo

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.3% in midday trading to 2,363.01.

Tease photo

Aitken New Chapman Board Chair

Chapman University said attorney Wylie Aitken is its new chairman of the school’s board of trustees.

Tease photo

New Chief Creative for Mazda Ad Shop

Mazda North American Operations’ advertising agency of record hired Erich Funke as chief creative officer, effective March 6.

Tease photo

JWA 2016 Count: 10.5M Passengers

John Wayne Airport saw 10.5 million passengers in 2016, a 4.6% increase over its 2015 total of just more than 10 million passengers and a new record for the airport.

Tease photo

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.1% in midday trading to 2,368.63.

Tease photo

Alteryx Files for IPO

Irvine-based analytics software maker Alteryx Inc. aims to raise $75 million in an initial public offering, according to a filing late Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Tease photo

AMO Now J&J Vision

Johnson & Johnson completed its $4.3 billion acquisition of Abbott Medical Optics Inc., a Santa Ana-based former subsidiary of Abbott Laboratories.

Tease photo

Fowlers Pledge $100M to Chapman

Dale and Sarah Ann Fowler will give $45 million to Chapman University to help it establish an engineering school, on top of a previous $55 million commitment to its law school.

Tease photo

Fowlers Pledge $100M to Chapman

Dale and Sarah Ann Fowler will give $45 million to Chapman University to help it establish an engineering school, on top of a previous $55 million commitment to its law school.

Tease photo

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.2% in midday trading to 2,358.69.

Tease photo

Quiksilver Settles with Ex-Employees

A bankruptcy court judge approved Quiksilver Inc.’s settlement agreement with 26 former employees, who were looking to collect about $7 million in severance pay, according to documents filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Tease photo

CSUF Gets Funds

California State University-Fullerton’s Master of Social Work program has received more than $1 million in federal funding for the seventh consecutive year.

Tease photo

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was flat in midday trading at 2,362.50.

Tease photo

Craig to Chair New Majority

Retail developer Steve Craig has been named chairman of New Majority California’s Orange County Chapter.

Tease photo

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.1% to 2,363.94.

Tease photo

Kaiser Tops Expectations

Kaiser Aluminum Corp. beat Wall Street expectations on revenue and earnings for the fourth quarter and full year.

Tease photo

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.4% in midday trading to 2,359.63.

Tease photo

Concordia Institute Adds Programs

Concordia University in Irvine said it would start three new online graduate certificate programs in March through its new Townsend Institute for Leadership & Counseling.

Tease photo

Avenu Medical Raises $13M

Avenu Medical Inc. in San Juan Capistrano has raised about $13.1 million through private placement, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Tease photo

Midday Stock Roundup

U.S. stock markets are closed for the Presidents Day holiday.