Peter J. Brennan

Executive Editor

Email: brennan@ocbj.com
Phone: 949-833-8373 Extension: 229

Recent Stories

Chapman Sees Slowing Economy

The economies of Orange County, California and the U.S. should continue their expansions next year, albeit at slower rates, according to Chapman University’s annual economic forecast.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.4% in midday trading to 2,622.82.

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Uniti Bought for $63.9 Million

Uniti Financial Corp., the largest Korean-American based bank in Orange County, is being bought by Walnut Creek’s BayCom Corp. (Nasdaq: BCML), the holding company for United Business Bank, for $63.9 million.

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Windjammer Fund Raises $870 Million

Newport Beach’s Windjammer Capital Investors said it has completed fundraising for its fifth fund, Windjammer Senior Equity Fund V LP, with aggregate capital commitments of $870 million.

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Opus Bank’s Founder Departs; Questions Remain

FINANCE: Talk of possible sale heats up

Since Steve Gordon’s surprising departure last week as chief executive of Opus Bank, the once high-flying company he co-founded in 2010, the question is what will happen to Orange County’s third-largest bank by assets.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 climbed 0.8% in midday trading to 2,782.96.

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Crown Castle Enters OC Market in Big Way

TELECOM: OC jump hints at wireless potential

Rod Hanson wants to make sure your next-generation wireless devices will be able to connect to the internet super-quickly in Orange County—what’s known as 5G.

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Opus CEO Resigns

Opus Bank (Nasdaq: OPB), the third-largest Orange County-based bank by assets, said Chief Executive and President Stephen Gordon resigned.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.9% in midday trading to 2,755.75.

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ABM’s Jue Takes Multi-Tasking to New Level

Assistant GC ‘Loves Being a Lawyer’

When Stacey Jue began her career as a lawyer, she was advised to prepare herself to make a lot of sacrifices.

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