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  • Imax China Sells Stake to Investment Firm in Preparation for IPO

    Imax Corp. is selling a 20% stake in its China operation to a Chinese investment firm, an $80 million deal that will pave the way for an initial public offering. Imax said Tuesday that the investment by CMC Capital Partners would be paid over two...
  • Media Investment Firm Station 12 to Raise $251 million

    LONDON -- Patrick Bradley, the former CEO of Ingenious Ventures, has launched media investment company Station 12, and is aiming to raise £150 million ($251 million) of capital. London-based Station 12 claims to be the only investment firm to focus...
  • Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. to get revived after sale

    Former May Co. building in downtown L.A. to get revived after sale
    A huge former department store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles is being sold to a New York real estate investment firm that intends to pump new life into the old building and its rebounding neighborhood. The century-old flagship of the May Co....
  • Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers

    Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers
    The continuing push for higher minimum wages across the country has much to recommend it, but the campaign shouldn't keep us from recognizing a truly insidious practice that impoverishes low-wage workers all the more. It's known as wage theft. Wage...
  • Developer, Guggenheim co-founder launch real estate investing venture

    A prominent Los Angeles developer has joined with the co-founder of Guggenheim Partners — the owner of the L.A. Dodgers — to launch a massive real estate investing venture. Nelson C. Rising, with a long list of commercial office towers to...
  • L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp

    L.A. is working on major zoning code revamp
    Los Angeles passed a law last year requiring bicycle racks within 50 feet of the front door of many new buildings. But a problem surfaced immediately: The federal Americans With Disabilities Act requires handicapped parking spaces with an easy path to the...
  • Former Orlando currency trader pleads guilty in investment scheme

    Former Orlando currency trader pleads guilty in investment scheme
    Former Orlando currency trader and brokerage executive Blayne S. Davis has pleaded guilty to fraud in connection with an alleged investment scheme that bilked investors out of more than $11 million, federal prosecutors said this week. Davis, 33,...
  • American Apparel to appoint new directors, including first woman

    American Apparel to appoint new directors, including first woman
    American Apparel has disclosed the names of four new board members, including the first female director in the history of a company known for racy advertising. The board shake-up is part of a deal with New York investment firm Standard General, which...
  • D. A. Davidson & Co. opens Baltimore office

    D. A. Davidson & Co. opens Baltimore office
    Montana-based financial services firm Davidson Companies said this week its investment unit will open an office in downtown Baltimore focused on real estate investment banking, with the hope of creating a base from which to expand the company's East Coast...
  • Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF

    
Joe Schmidt, director of strategic initiatives, IFF
    Joe Schmidt has joined Chicago-based nonprofit lender, real estate consultant, and community developer IFF as director of strategic initiatives. In the new role, Schmidt, 36, is responsible for assessing new opportunities and strategies for partnership...
  • Grow Md. economy through innovation [Letter]

    Grow Md. economy through innovation [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial, "Maryland's stagnant economy" (June 12), noted that a better way to improve economic growth is to "foster private investment and entrepreneurship, start-ups and business incubators," in addition to action being taken by the state...