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UTA’s Jeremy Zimmer gave up his 2020 salary

UTA Offers $200 Million IPO to Create Gaming, Digital Media Company

United Talent Agency has priced its new special purpose acquisition company at $200 million to create a new entity focused on gaming, digital media and creator economy jobs.
David Duel, co-founder and chief executive of Beverly Hills-based health tech firm EasyHealth.

Health Tech Firm EasyHealth Secures $135M in Funding

The Beverly Hills company plans to use the funding to further develop and market its platform to analyze and improve Medicare patient care outcomes.

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Emanate Health CEO Robert Curry

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Longtime Emanate Health Chief Executive Robert Curry will retire in April, the West Covina-based hospital system announced Nov. 30.
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GB Group Acquires Acuant for $736 Million

Acuant Inc., a Westchester-based identity verification firm, was acquired by U.K.-based GB Group for a cash-free, debt-free enterprise value of $736 million.
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Rocket Lab Surpasses Revenue Expectations Amid Successful Rocket Launch, Acquisition Deal

Aerospace company Rocket Lab USA Inc. surpassed third-quarter revenue expectations and announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Planetary Systems Corp. in a cash and stock deal.
By Gina Hall

Events

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to share our annual 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Los Angeles list. Join us, where we will unveil the top 25 Fastest Growing Private companies from the list of 100 and honor a specific group of Industry Disruptors selected from the 100 ranked companies.