Peter J. Brennan
TECHNOLOGY: Foley: data firm not achieving potential
CoreLogic Inc. was quietly celebrating its 10th year as an independent company since being spun off by title insurer First American Corp.
DRUGMAKERS: Hiring 200+ for urology product
Few executives know urology like Jim Robinson.
STOCKS: Gains not widespread, 30 see drop
Orange County’s 50 biggest publicly traded companies reported a combined 16% gain in their market capitalizations for the 12 months ended June 30.
Bill Foley-led bid comes the day after CoreLogic Boosts Q2 Revenue, Profit
DEVICES: Link, Inceptus-backed, $2B value
Irvine-based Inari Medical Inc., a medical device maker of products to treat patients suffering from blood clots and other diseases affecting veins, is taking quite the victory lap after its May initial public offering.
E&Y Reports 15% Annual Growth Again
Orange County’s accounting firms have managed, thus far, to survive the coronavirus pandemic.
Local Experts Explain PPPs, NOLs, Taxes
This month marks 28 years since Kim Letch began her career at Ernst & Young LLP.
Accenture, Deloitte Exchange Top Spots
Growth slowed at Orange County’s management consulting firms, but didn’t fall off a cliff like other industries because of the coronavirus shutdown.
About 213 average daily coronavirus cases were reported in the past week
Coronavirus continues to have major effect; OC still adds 13,900 jobs
Plans include Irvine site at 405 Freeway, near John Wayne Airport
FINANCE: Boom in mortgages, new hires
Could he have lost loanDepot.com?
Local Jobs Up 1% As of May
Orange County’s largest private companies kept chugging along in 2019 when they increased their revenue. The county’s 41 biggest private firms together had total revenue around $87.9 billion, a respectable 3.1% increase.
Gordon's `Genesis' to Focus on Small to Medium Size Companies, Real Estate
FINANCE: Ex-Pimco exec offers ‘protection’
A Newport Beach investment firm has emerged as a superstar amidst the pandemic that broke out in February and March.
Merrill Lynch Retains Top Spot
Rumors of the deaths of brokers may be slightly exaggerated this year, according to the Business Journal’s annual list.
HEALTHCARE: Launches teledentistry offerings
$2B in revenue expected pre-pandemic; half-that now
ARCHITECTURE: McLarands finds work outside OC, state
During the 2008 Great Recession, Irvine-based architecture firm MVE & Partners Inc. was able to survive by finding work in China, where it designed 18 million square feet of projects—including more than 10 million square feet in the now infamous city of Wuhan.
FINANCE: Pacific Premier buy of Opus still on
Bank execs on lending, results
OC Arts Sector Struggles During Pandemic, Sees Business Model Turning Upside Down
First the good news ...
DEVICES: Most successful product rollout ever
If ever there was a case study of a company having the right products at the right time, medical device maker Masimo Corp. could be the subject.
Place 11% Fewer Workers in 2019
Orange County’s largest employment agencies reported no growth in 2019, reflecting an industry that has stalled in the past three years, and is set for an uncertain future as unemployment rates ratchet up.
Allied Universal CEO Sees Economy Reopening in Weeks
Wider skill set for guards these days
FINANCE: Processing PPP loans faster than normal
Part of $350B national push
Irvine’s CDC Wins Title for 2nd Year
The Business Journal’s annual list of lenders in the Small Business Administration program isn’t so much the calm before the storm as it is the storm before the tornado before the hurricane.
Finds Room to Run in Classic Car Storage
After years in the corporate world, Dean Morash at the age of 55 decided to form his own business, So Cal Classic Car Storage in Laguna Hills.
FINANCE: Attracts $15M investment; IPO considered
BigRentz Inc., the nation’s largest online website to rent construction equipment, is forging ahead to almost double annual revenue to more than $60 million following two acquisitions and an investment led by a Japanese conglomerate.
Avid Execs Say Contract Business Ready to Boom
If there’s one Orange County-based company that knows well the joys and heartbreaks of Wall Street, it’s Avid Bioservices Inc.
Ventilator Co. Looks to Ramp Up Supply for ICUs Amid COVID-19 Crisis
For Sale, ventilators, often needed
FINANCE: Says new company aims for 500 employees
Back to business, kindly