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HOSPITALITY: Switch from Hyatt flies independent flag
Irvine Company’s new tack for the former Hyatt Regency Irvine: Raise an independent flag in a bid to win over visitors beyond its established base of corporate customers.
FINANCE: Irvine office helped restructure search firm
Riordan, Lewis & Haden Equity Partners has sold its majority stake in Irvine-based CyberCoders Holdings Inc., a fast-growing recruiting firm, to global professional-services company On Assignment Inc.
Anaheim-based staffing firm Midcom Corp. was acquired by HKA Enterprises Inc. in Duncan, S.C., on undisclosed terms.
Irvine-based automobile financing company CarFinance Capital LLC completed a sale of $304 million worth of debt backed by a pool of its loans.
Top Franchises in Orange County Combine for $4.3B
The top 34 franchised car dealers in Orange County reported more than $4.3 billion in sales last year, an 11.7% increase that marked the third annual gain in the wake of the recession. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST AUTO DEALERS list for download (pdf)
Other items of interest in the Orange County Business Journal, December 9, 2013
Anaheim-based staffing firm Midcom Corp. has been acquired by HKA Enterprises Inc. in Duncan, S.C. on undisclosed terms.
Irvine-based staffing firm CyberCoders Inc. has agreed to be acquired by On Assignment Inc. for $94 million, with the potential for an additional $11 million in milestone payments.
Ron Simon’s Foundation Marks 10 Years of Comprehensive Support
A constant in Isela Arias’ life while growing up in Santa Ana was her mother’s belief in education.
U.S Arm Has HQ Here, $560M in Sales, Growth Strategy
Fourteen-year-old pianist Valerie Narumi of Yorba Linda will join a couple of other young musicians who each will perform original pieces at the National Association of Music Merchants convention in Anaheim.
RESTAURANTS: Startup that grew from food truck plans 75 units there
Slapfish sells fish so fresh they’ll slap you.
The former head of a Hilton property in Huntington Beach will lead operations of the newly renamed Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center.
Santa Ana-based securities services firm Universal Protection Service acquired IPC International Corp. in Bannockburn, Ill., on undisclosed terms.
Plus, Food Mystery Solved, Hawaii Standout Revisited
Bonefish Grill has come to Orange County.