Peter J. Brennan
MORTGAGES: Filing shows company on tear
Anthony Hsieh's Foothill Ranch-based loanDepot Inc. generated over $3B last year
FINANCE: Refi’s boom; hints at IPO
Loandepot.com LLC CEO Anthony Hsieh navigated 2020 with booming business
CONSTRUCTION: CEO raises blood, delivers food
Charles Antis for years has made charitable giving a key part of his 31-year-old roofing business.
Security Giant’s $5.1B Bid for G4S Could Create World’s 7th Biggest Employer
Acquisition master Steve Jones, who built Santa Ana-based Allied Universal into North America’s largest provider of security services, struck a $5.1B deal to buy London-based G4S plc.
Santa Ana security firm could become world's 6th largest employer
$75M Museum to Open in 2022 at Segerstrom Center
New, $75 million Orange County Museum of Art construction is underway at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa.
SERVICES: Gets 30% premium to go private during banner year
Santa Ana-based Collectors Universe Inc. catches the eye of Wall Street, announced it will go private in a $700M deal
Less Help to Needy As Fewer Volunteered
Orange County’s largest nonprofits reported combined revenue increase 5.3% to $1.8 billion
FINANCE: Taking Ohio firm public
Roth CH Acquisition I Co. (Nasdaq: ROCH), a special purpose acquisition company backed by Newport Beach’s Roth Capital Partners, said it will bring public a plastic recycling company that’s projected to be worth $1.2 billion.
ENERGY: Now focused on natural gas generators
Mimi Walters wasn’t running for her old seat in Congress this October.
24 Firms Make List; Health, Tech Leads
The ranks of large publicly traded companies in Orange County is increasing as is their market capitalizations, but the rate of growth seen at those businesses is slowing.
Says activists win only 3 of 12 seats; Folino retains chair
PHILANTHROPY: Seek synergy to feed hungry
Three of Orange County’s biggest non-profits devoted to alleviating hunger have formed an alliance.
TECH: Vote this week may lead to $6B+ sale
Tuesday of reckoning
FINANCE: Assets up nine-fold to $750M
Low-key, looking to grow
Say PPP Loans Helped Attract New Customers
Assets at Orange County-based banks soared 31% as they benefitted from new clients brought on by the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to help small business survive during the shutdown caused by the coronavirus.
FINANCE: Main Street program slow at start
If a company’s revenue falls in half to say $25 million from $50 million the preceding year, most banks would be reluctant to issue a new loan, citing regulatory and audit issues.
Membership Flat; Net Income Growth Slows
Orange County’s credit unions saw their asset growth increase accelerate with a 26% increase, according to the Business Journal’s annual ranking.
SERVICES: Third-generation CEO begins amidst coronavirus
In 1932, John D. Clark began Prudential Overall Supply to clean shop rags and linen.
FINANCE: Longevity, organic growth key
Wealth managers, 30 years