San Diego Business Journal

SD FINANCE

Recent and archived news stories on: Banks, Credit Unions, Mortgage Lending, SBA, Stocks/Bonds, Venture Capital, Wealth Management...

Region Gets Additional Dose of Life Science VC Funds

CAPITAL: Lumira, RiverVest Among Firms Adding a Local PresenceSan Diego’s growing hub of biotech and other life science firms is attracting fresh investors to the region.

By Brittany Meiling April 28, 2016 1:27 p.m.   $$ Share

Dexcom Inc. Acquires European Distribution Partner Nintamed

Dexcom Inc., one of San Diego’s biggest public medical technology firms, announced May 2 that it will acquire Nintamed, a distribution partner with presence in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

Tease photo

Petherbridge Named President and CEO of Excel Trust

San Diego-headquartered Excel Trust has appointed Luke J. Petherbridge as chief executive officer and president.

Slight Increase Boosts a Strong Local Economic Index

The University of San Diego’s economic index rose 0.4 percent in March to a level not seen since the exuberant days of 2005-2007.

Biocept Inc. Prices Common Stock Offering

San Diego-based Biocept Inc. is hoping to raise $5 million in an offering of its common stock, the company announced April 29.

Finistere Ventures, International Farming Corp. Launch Willow Hill Ventures

An agricultural technology and life sciences venture capital investor, Finistere Ventures, LLC, partnered with International Farming Corp., an institutional farmland owner in North Carolina, to launch Willow Hill Ventures.

ROIC Posts Increase in Revenue for First Quarter

Total first-quarter revenue at Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (ROIC) rose 6.3 percent over the year-ago period, topping $42.6 million, the San Diego-based company reported.

San Diego Region Construction Jobs Increase 6 Percent

The San Diego region gained 4,000 construction jobs from March 2015 to March 2016, according to an analysis of federal employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Tease photo

Means Testing Serious Business for Social Security

Workers younger than 66 lost up to $100,000 in Social Security lifetime benefits April 29. Why? Because the “File and Suspend” claiming strategy, which allowed a retiree to take benefits off a spouse’s record while deferring his or her own record, has been eliminated.

Tease photo

These Socks Were a Shoo-In for Some Successful Fundraising

With more than 30 years of experience in the apparel industry, Carlsbad resident John Rich is hyper-aware of what is being worn in his community. And although there were plenty of Carlsbad T-shirts, hats and bags, he was hard-pressed to find a pair of Carlsbad socks.

Coalition Launches Initiative to Promote More Jobs

A group of businesses and government leaders launched an effort Wednesday to collaborate on job creation across the San Diego County and Tijuana region.

Tease photo

The Franchise Maker Guides Businesses on the Big Decision

CONSULTING: Both Businesses and Owners Must Possess Proper Traits

Franchise businesses make up a sizable portion of the country’s economy. They employ more than 9 million workers across nearly 800,000 establishments.

Revenue Rises at American Assets Trust

American Assets Trust Inc. saw total revenue rise 7.1 percent from a year ago in its first quarter ending March 31, reaching $70.7 million, the San Diego-based real estate investment trust reported.

First Quarter Revenue, Net Income Rise at Realty Income Corp.

Realty Income Corp. posted an 8.2 percent increase in first-quarter revenue compared with the same period of 2015, topping $267.1 million, as net income available to common stockholders rose 4.9 percent, to $63.5 million.

Tease photo

Community Answers Call to Support Women in Blue Luncheon

Record attendance marked the San Diego Police Foundation’s 6th Annual Women in Blue Luncheon at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront recently.