Orange County Business Journal

Jane Yu covers finance, education, manufacturing and professional services for the Orange County Business Journal. She can be reached at yu@ocbj.com.

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Predixion’s Series D Round Led by Software AG

Aliso Viejo-based Predixion Software has kicked off its latest venture funding round with Germany-based Software AG, one of the largest software companies globally, as the lead investor.

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Opus Q1 Loans, Deposits Up; Profit Slips

Irvine-based Opus Bank posted $11 million in first-quarter net income, down 16% from the same period a year earlier.

Who’s Your Uncles?

Real Estate Vets Try Crowd-Investing Model for REIT

Rich uncles are nice to have—and that might be the play that real estate investment veterans Ray Wirta, Harold Hofer and Howard Makler are going for with their RichUncles LLC real estate crowd-investing platform.

Wet Seal’s New Posture

Fashion Vet Back at Helm as Slimmed-Down Retailer Sets Out on Fresh Start

The Wet Seal brand is out to get back on track with fashion-conscious young females.

Recycler Bought By Canada Company

Anaheim-based recycling services provider Certified Recycling was acquired by Tricor Pacific Capital, a Vancouver-based private equity firm with an office in Chicago. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Pac Life Sells Pension Business to Goldman Sachs

Newport Beach-based Pacific Life Insurance Co. has sold its pension advisory business in New York to Goldman Sachs Assets Management.

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Pac Merc Restructures SBA Group, Reports Q1 Loss

Costa Mesa-based Pacific Mercantile Bancorp Inc. swung to a loss in the first quarter, affected by a one-time cost related to a “strategic realignment” of its Small Business Administration lending group.

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Pacific Premier Loans, Deposits Up; Profit Down on Acquisition Costs

Irvine-based Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. posted $1.8 million in first-quarter profit, down 32% from the same period a year ago.

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Anaheim Recycling Company Sold

Anaheim-based recycling services provider Certified Recycling has been acquired by Tricor Pacific Capital, a Vancouver-based private equity firm with an office in Chicago.

Q&A

The Business Journal’s Jane Yu asked a group of local chief financial officers how they perceive their roles in building corporate culture. The CFOs also discuss factors about Orange County that have an impact on the development of culture. Edited excerpts of their responses follow.

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