Peter J. Brennan

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Recent Stories

AutoGravity’s Co-Founder Departs as CEO

Andy Hinrichs in May departed as chief executive of AutoGravity, an award-winning fintech company he co-founded in 2016, the Business Journal has learned.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.3% midday trading to 2,792.

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Carrick Invests $80M in Exiger

Newport Beach-based Carrick Capital Partners said it made an $80 million, series A minority investment in Exiger.

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Alliant Buys Texas Firm

Newport Beach's Alliant Insurance Services Inc., the largest insurance broker based in Orange County, said it acquired Austin,Texas-based CLS Partners, which has more than 50 employees. Terms were undisclosed.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.8% in midday trading to 2,780.96.

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Infomercial King Tells a Story

MARKETING: Director explains what works in ads

Ken Kerry isn’t your typical Hollywood director.

OptimaTax Finds Its Niche in Tax Debtors

FINANCE: Santa Ana firm sees no end to tax problems

Why in the world would anyone want customers who won’t even pay the Internal Revenue Service? And confront the IRS on a daily basis? Not to mention, why enter an industry considered sleazy and where some of the biggest players have been accused of wrongdoing and ended up bankrupt?

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Americor to Open 250-employee Center

Americor Inc., an Irvine-based consumer debt company, said it will be opening a new center with 250 employees.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.5% to 2,713.22 as the markets closed at 10 a.m. for the July 4th holiday.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.4% in midday trading to 2,707.99.

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