Peter J. Brennan
On any given weekend, Jerome Schneider may dress like a typical surfer dude hanging out in Newport Beach with a scraggly beard and a vintage T-shirt from his high school days.
FINANCE: Gross pulls plug on 48-year career
Bill Gross is calling it quits and discusses his career in an exclusive interview with the Business Journal.
GIVING: $2M gift tops for next year
Pacific Life Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Newport Beach-based insurance company Pacific Life Insurance Co., likes to take the long view when it comes to giving.
FINANCE: Opus surprises investors
Two Irvine-based banks with declining share prices last week announced they would issue dividends in their latest efforts to impress Wall Street.
FUNDING: Companies raises double in a year
Orange County once again wasn’t as attractive to investors as Silicon Valley, New York or even San Diego.
FINANCE: Irvine investment bank could go public, too
Irvine-based Boustead Securities LLC is having quite the month.
Orange County’s unadjusted unemployment rate remained 2.8% in December, unchanged from a revised 2.8% in November and down from a year-ago estimate of 2.9%, according to the state Employment Development Department.
Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE: EW) climbed after the largest publicly traded company based in Orange County reached a settlement with rival Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE: BSX).
OC Execs Focus on AI, Taxes
The Business Journal’s Peter J. Brennan asked five local chief financial officers about the newest trends in corporate finance, and where their attention is focused.