The Business Journal unveils its fifth annual LA500 list, honoring the most influential leaders and executives in Los Angeles.
Live Nation Entertainment Inc. said it will acquire OCESA Entretenimiento for $444 million.
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In every sense possible, Bob Baradaran’s last 18 months have been dedicated to rapidly changing real estate.
Downtown-based apparel brand Johnny Was has quadrupled its annual revenue to about $200 million.
GoodRx and its consumer-focused health care apps have managed to hold their own and even thrive despite an escalating threat from Amazon.com Inc.
The road to any Olympics is a series of goals and milestones, turning preparation into possibilities.
Diversis Capital Management in now part of an exclusive club of Los Angeles firms with assets under management of more than $1 billion.
The valuation is tied to the company closing its third investment round of the year, through which it brought in $150 million.
A new showstopper is planned for Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood.
Playa Vista-based point-of-sale software developer Appetize Technologies Inc. has been acquired by SpotOn Transact Inc. for $415 million.
Fika Ventures will direct the funds toward seed investments in software, fintech, marketplaces and health care IT.
With some 60 container cargo ships idling at the entrance of the port complex last week, traffic congestion in the San Pedro Bay shows no signs of letting up.
ViacomCBS Inc., parent company of Hollywood-based Paramount Pictures Corp., has named Brian Robbins the studio’s next chairman and chief executive.
Fox Corp. announced it acquired tabloid journalism online newspaper TMZ on Sept. 13 for an estimated $50 million.
The Gensler-designed renovation adds a rooftop terrace, open-air skybridges, dining space and an events plaza.
For companies that rely on long-term customers, “churn” — a term that refers to the number of canceled or lapsed subscriptions — is a major challenge.
The idea for Greenfly Inc. came to former right-fielder Shawn Green after he hit a record four home runs in a 2002 Los Angeles Dodgers game.
The company's first product, ScheduleIQ, has a 'burnout meter' and keeps track of work-life balance.
WasteFuel Global — which is turning municipal waste into aviation and ship fuel — has added the world’s largest container shipping line as a minority investor.
GS Foods Group Inc., an Ontario-based specialized food distributor owned by affiliates of private equity firms in Brentwood and Greenwich, Conn., has acquired C&C Produce, giving the combined business a significant scale nationally.
Chico-based TriCo Bancshares is pushing into Los Angeles County with the opening of a loan production center in Pasadena in what is considered a first step before making an acquisition in commercial banking-rich L.A.
Hollywood-based Standard Real Estate Investments is making an investment in diversity.
City of Industry-based Classic Distributing & Beverage Group Inc. has purchased a 140,000-square-foot warehouse in Corona for roughly $30 million.
Maryland-based Bozzuto Group is rolling into the West Coast.
Local fintech companies are moving payments and conducting financial transactions at lightning-fast speeds.
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The tech founder talks about his relationship with Mark Cuban and Dave's plans to IPO.
HopSkipDrive plans to use its latest funding round to grow into 30 new markets.