San Diego Business Journal


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15 Companies That Are No Longer Public

(** Numbers indicate the company’s ranking, based on revenue, in the San Diego Business Journal’s 2005 list of the top public companies)

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Changing Landscape

Public Cos. Love Us, But Some Still Leave Us

Jack in the Box Inc. began selling hamburgers at a single restaurant on El Cajon Boulevard when Harry Truman was president.

Silvergate Bank Reports Q1 Net Income of $1.2M

FINANCE: CEO Touts Strong Growth In Residential Lending

La Jolla-based Silvergate Bank reported first quarter net income of $1.2 million, up from the $943,000 announced during the like quarter last year.

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Going Public Is Part of the Formula for Success in Life Sciences

FINANCE: End Goal Often Is to Be Bought By Big Pharma

Companies go public for a variety of reasons, the most obvious of which is the need for additional capital.

The Ten With Staying Power

These Companies Remain Stalwarts in the San Diego Economy

May 10 Is Deadline for Startups to Apply for Plug and Play Accelerator

Startup businesses — specifically technology startups — who want to apply to the next class in San Diego’s Plug and Play accelerator have a May 10 deadline to do so.

Encore Capital Announces $29.4M in Q1 Net Income

Encore Capital Group, the San Diego-based buyer of defaulted credit card debt, reported record collections and cash flow on Thursday, resulting in first quarter net income of $29.4 million, compared with $23.2 million in the same period last year.

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Silvergate Bank Reports Q1 Net Income of $1.2 million

La Jolla-based Silvergate Bank reported first quarter net income of $1.2 million, up from the $943,000 announced during the like quarter last year.

Two Firms Complete Merger, Adopt New Name

The merger between a local firm offering marketing advice to investment advisors and a Kansas consulting company targeting the same clients is now complete, and the new San Diego-based company will be known as Kaleido Inc.

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ATyr Pharma Plans to Raise Approximately $76M in IPO

ATyr Pharma Inc. is planning to raise approximately $76 million in an IPO May 7th.

Aerotropolis Arrival Seems More Likely

ECONOMY: 2 Airports Prepare for Bigger Roles

South and East County economic development groups are pressing ahead with efforts to turn two small local airports into big regional economic generators by creating the nation’s next “aerotropolis.”

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First Quarter Revenue Rises at Realty Income Corp.

Realty Income Corp. posted a record $246.9 million in revenue for its first quarter ending March 31, up 11.4 percent from the year-ago period, the Escondido-based company reported.

BofI Holding Inc. Reports Q3 Net Income of $21 Million

BofI Holding Inc., the parent company of San Diego-based BofI Federal Bank, reported third quarter net income of $21 million on Thursday, its 13th consecutive quarter of record-high earnings.

California Economic Index Is Flat in February

Comerica Bank’s California Economic Activity Index held flat in February, maintaining a level of 119.4, as it did in January.

Renovate America Completes $240.1 Million Securitization of PACE Bonds

San Diego-based Renovate America, a provider of Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing in the U.S., announced the completion of its third securitization of PACE Bonds by issuing $240.1 million in Class A Notes rated AA by Kroll.