Joel Russell

Editor

Joel Russell is editor of the Business Journal and is responsible for the content of the publication.

Email: jrussell@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3125 Extension: 116

Recent Stories

PS Business Park’s $30 Million Property Trade

PS Business Parks Inc. has purchased two business parks and sold one single-tenant office building.

VALLEY INSIDER

Bryant Riley on Board

Bryant Riley, chairman of B. Riley Financial Inc. in Woodland Hills, has joined the board of Select Interior Concepts Inc.

YEAR of the DISRUPTORS

Technology presents challenges and opportunities for professionals in the financial services sector.

Despite its buttoned-down image, the financial services industry has entered a period of turmoil caused by new technology, consumer expectations and consolidation in addition to regular capital market volatility.

LemonMobile for Youth Market

Citrus company to promote entrepreneurship program.

Limoneira Co. has signed up as a promotional partner for Lemonade Day

B. Riley, Kayne Anderson Finance Furniture Chain Acquisition

A subsidiary of B. Riley Financial Inc. in Woodland Hills and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors in Los Angeles will provide a $700 million credit facility to finance the buyout of a furniture store chain.

NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke to Step Down

NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke will step down from his position in 2020 and NBCU executive Jeff Shell is expected to replace him.

Gulfstream Opens Business Aviation Center at Van Nuys Airport

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced Wednesday the official opening of a maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Van Nuys Airport.

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Deals That Didn’t Work

Despite the best intentions, sometimes negotiators can never get to a satisfactory resolution.

Deals that didn’t work out this year, including Panavision acquisition.

Shifts in Strategy

As industries change and merge, so does the motivation for deal-making.

For the San Fernando Valley, 2019 was a year of smaller deals – but lots of them.

VALLEY INSIDER

CSUN President Retires

Cal State Northridge President Dianne Harrison to step down in June.

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